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121 Employee Wellness Program Ideas for 2020 That Your Team Will Love
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"Below is a list of 121 employee wellness program ideas that you can easily implement at your office.

Free bonus: Download this entire list as a PDF. Easily save it on your computer for quick reference or print it for your company’s next Wellness Meeting. Includes 10 bonus ideas not found in this post."

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Emil Shour
Date Added:
03/02/2020
1. Learner Profiles - Open Me First!
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The following document contains everything you need to get started with Learner Profiles.  Suggested inventories and resoures are included by grade grouping. Section 1 - Getting Started...Read This First (really...read this first!);Secton 2 - Kindergarten to Grade 2 Resources;Section 3 - Grade 3 to 5 Resources;Section 4 - Grade 6 to 9 Resources;Section 5 - Grade 10 to 12 Resources;Section 6 - How to Build a Learner Profile;Section 7 - Now What?

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Education
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Activity/Lab
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Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
08/31/2020
1. Managing Your Mind - recorded copy
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Sun West DLC's Managing Your Mind presentation. Review discussions on daily stress and anxiety with three guest speakers. Learn strategies for growing resiliency in your life and home and hear from DLC teachers about some quick activities that can help manage your own mind during a stressful moment.

This presentation has been Powered by RBC, partners of the DLC in creating a locally developed Mental Wellness 30 course, and partners in bringing mental wellness discussions and awareness to the forefront. Thank you RBC, for your support, and for your contribution in making today’s event happen.

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Primary Source
Author:
Renee Jain
Sun West DLC
Trina Markusson
Date Added:
04/08/2021
20 brilliant teacher hacks for the classroom
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"Teachers are nothing less than incredible, creative, brilliant people. They find ways to solve problems in ways that are not only ingenious but also usually pretty cheap!

We call these "teacher hacks"."

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Ditch That Textbook
Matt Miller
Date Added:
08/19/2021
21st Century Competencies Artifact 2013-14
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Subject: Cross-curricular Competencies of Thinking, Identity and Interdependence, Literacies, and Social Responsibility that will “strengthen and enrich students’ present learning and future lives.” Saskatchewan Education, 1988

Grade: Not applicable (special needs student)

Theme: Social Interactions

Competency Focus: Strategies that can help a student with ASD manage stress levels, and as a result, social interactions

Subject:
Special Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
09/07/2018
21st Century Competencies Exemplar Rubrics (Factors Affecting Student Achievement) K-12
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The following zipped folder contains example rubrics for each of the 7 Competencies (Character, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Communication, Creativity, Computer & Digital Technologies, Cultural & Ethical Citizenship) for grades K-5, 6-9 and 10-12 grade level.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Kelli Boklaschuk
Vanessa Lewis
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
02/26/2020
30 Useful Digital Citizenship Resources for Growing Digital Citizens from the Wabisabi Blog
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Author: Lee Watanabe-Crockett

This is a phenomenal gathering of web sites that include resources to teach:

Digital footprints
Citing Sources
Detecting Plagarism
Personal Responsibility
Global & Cultural Awareness
Safe Web Searching

Subject:
Education
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Primary Source
Reading
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/12/2018
365 Black Canadian Curriculum - 365 Days and Ways to Celebrate Remarkable Black Canadians
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"The 365 Black Canadian Curriculum is an online project by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), and is designed for primary, junior and intermediate educators to teach about the lived experiences of black Canadians from the past and present, 365 days a year. Students have an opportunity to learn about black Canadian scientists, medical professionals and inventors, black Canadian community leaders and political leaders. The curriculum includes a calendar; primary, junior and intermediate lesson plans in English and French; a workshop for staff; and a poster for educators."

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Social Studies
History
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Activity/Lab
Primary Source
Author:
ETFO
Date Added:
01/27/2021
3 Indicators of Assessment-Capable VISIBLE LEARNERS
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This short but informative article looks at what students need to become Assessment Capable Learners.

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Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Abdelillah Ouarest
Author Bryan Goodwin
Author Debbie Diller
Author Douglas B Fisher Nancy Frey
Author John T Almarode
Author Laura H Baecher
Author Patrick Flynn Amy Tepper
Date Added:
03/02/2020
5 Myths About Classroom Management in PBL
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Read or listen to this as a podcast.

You cannot survive PBL in total chaos - class management matters!

*structure
*time for deep work
*clear behaviour expectations
*noise shouldn't interfere with learning
*accountability through interdependence
*be proactive!

Subject:
Education
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
John Spencer
Date Added:
04/13/2021
6 Teacher-Approved Tips for Faster, More Effective Feedback from Edutopia
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"Giving students good feedback is crucial, but it can also be incredibly time-consuming. So we went straight to the source—experienced teachers—and identified some of the best advice we could find for striking the right balance between effective assessment and a reasonable workload."

This short video is excellent and provides 6 awesome tips for assessment!

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Edutopia
George Lucas Educational Foundation
Date Added:
04/29/2020
9 Elements of Instruction at Sun West
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This list of suggested teaching strategies is to assist teachers in the development of learning experiences with their students is adapted from Gagne’s Nine Universal Steps of Instruction.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/24/2018
AUTOMATIC READABILITY CHECKER, a Free Readability Formula Consensus Calculator
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Our Automatic Readability Checker takes a sample of your writing and calculates the number of sentences, words, syllables, and characters in your sample. Our program takes the output of these numbers and plugs them into seven popular readability formulas. These readability formulas (see below) will let you know the reading level and grade level of your text and help you determine if your audience can read your writing.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Primary Source
Date Added:
11/28/2018
The Aboriginal HIPPY Program - YouTube
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Since 2013, the Saskatoon Tribal Council has been taking part in the Aboriginal HIPPY(Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) Program, which is administered by the British Columbia-based Mothers Matter Centre. The program empowers Indigenous parents to deliver a culturally relevant learning program to their preschool youngsters. This video from 2016 outlines the Tribal Council’s success with the program.

Subject:
Education
Indigenous Perspectives
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
GCIndigenous
Date Added:
11/27/2018
Academic Vocabulary
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Kate Kinsella, Ed.D., is a teacher educator in the Department of Secondary Education at San Francisco State University. She teaches coursework addressing academic language and literacy development in linguistically and culturally diverse classrooms. She has maintained secondary classroom involvement by teaching an academic literacy class for adolescent English learners through the University’s Step to College Program.

*Vocabulary Strategies
*Marzano 6 Steps
*Academic Vocabulary
*The Brain

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Primary Source
Author:
Kate Kinsella
Date Added:
03/13/2019
Accessing  Ministry Databases
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WHAT ARE ONLINE DATABASES?

Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Education has developed an online database that allows students and teachers to access hundreds of informational resources such as magazine articles, newspapers, encyclopedias and even journal articles online free of charge. Under a provincial licensing agreement, the Ministry is able to provide free access to Saskatchewan schools. For students conducting online research, the resources in the databases can be a more effective way to ensure that information is from a reliable source. Different reading levels are also available!

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/05/2018
Accessing the General Education Curriculum: Inclusion Considerations for Students with Disabilities
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This Module highlights classroom considerations that promote access to the general education curriculum for students with disabilities (est. completion time: 1.5 hours).

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Vanderbilt University
Provider Set:
IRIS Center
Date Added:
09/27/2018
Accommodation Tools
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This is a collection of one page handouts on a variety of accommodation tools that can be used with students. These supporting documents were created at The Sun West Distance Learning Centre (DLC), but are intended for use by all teachers.

Subject:
Education
Special Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Distance Learning Centre
Author:
Arlene Low
Melissa Lander
Carole Butcher
Date Added:
12/17/2019