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Professional Development Articles

Ideas for Online Learning: Feedback for Learning Rebroadcast

Apr 29, 2020 jjamison

Ideas for Online Learning: Feedback for Learning with Anne Davies, Ph.D., Sandra Herbst, and Brenda Augusta Dear Joe, You know how important feedback for learning can be. Feedback can have a powerful, positive impact on student learning. Participants indicated that the webinar was a great success. As promised, we've made it available for you to watch again and share with your…

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Dr. Haley Watson - COVID-19 Wellbeing Video series

Apr 28, 2020 jjamison

SUPPORT FOR TEACHERS This video takes you through some simple strategies that will support you emotionally and practically during this time of crisis, as well as address the changing needs of your students.   SUPPORT FOR PARENTS This video takes you through some simple tips and tools that will support you emotionally and practically during this time of crisis.   SUPPORT FOR TEENS (AGES 13-18) This…

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Teaching in an Online World - It's Getting Real - Free Webinar: Learning Forward

Apr 27, 2020 jjamison

Thursday, April 30 12:00 - 1:00 P.M. Register When most schools and districts shut down last month in response to a global pandemic, none of us knew how long this would last or what the ramifications would be for PreK-12 education. We still don’t. Educators across the world began to prepare for, what was for most, completely unknown territory. The response was swift as schools and districts…

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BCTF and Starling Minds - Covid-19 and Mental Health Webinar - April 30th

Apr 24, 2020 jjamison

Sign up now to learn strategies to cope with COVID-19 stress As teachers, we’re all trying to navigate these difficult days in both our personal and professional lives. The challenges are significant, and the crisis will not be over any time soon. That’s why the BCTF and Starling Minds, our partner in promoting mental health for members, are working together to help support you. According…

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Dr. Gordon Neufeld - Keynote Presentation on Parenting Through The Pandemic

Apr 23, 2020 jjamison

Our Twelfth Annual Vancouver Neufeld Conference, scheduled to take place this past weekend, was cancelled due to the pandemic. Of course, we were very disappointed to give up the opportunity to gather in-person with many of you.   Time didn't allow us to switch the entire conference to a livestream platform, however, Gordon was able to offer a livestream presentation of his evening address for conference…

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