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The Basics for Online Lesson Planning
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This webinar will give you a refresher on top notch lesson planning criteria that we all know to be effective…except with a twist! The twist is sharing tips and tricks for doing this in an online environment! The tips are tricks will include how to:

-engage online learners
-create navigational patters and repeated routines for our learners
-connect with our students and families
-provide timely and meaningful feedback
-deliver content clearly and effectively
-activate prior knowledge
-apply new knowledge to their personal lives

Most of all, we will share templates, strategies, online tools to help us all create fun and engaging learning experiences for us all!

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Arlene Low
Mike Fedyk
Date Added:
04/29/2020
Building Online Connections
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Building meaningful relationships with our students is essential whether you teach in a face to face environment or in an online environment. These relationships help to encourage students to feel valued and to keep motivated to learn. One of the best parts of being a teacher, is having the chance to get to know our students! A team of teachers from the Distance Learning Centre will share some of the successful ways they have built relationships with their students online.The topics will include:

-Tips for hosting online tutorials
-Creative ways to showcase student projects/learning
-Book Clubs for multiple age groups
-Using the Circle of Courage with students
-Read Alouds from teachers and guest readers
-Tips from a student support perspective
- Newsletters

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Distance Learning Centre
Author:
Arlene Low
Mike Fedyk
Date Added:
05/01/2020
Character Dare for Staff - 40 Weeks of Intentional Character & Culture Building
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Scroll to find this...you will need to sign up to access it - and it's totally worth it!

These challenges are designed for staff to help build solid character and culture in their schools and classrooms. What a great resource to use to start your school year off on the best foot!

You will also find 100+ Student character dares!

...and Family character dares!

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Primary Source
Author:
Character Strong
ChracterStrong
Date Added:
06/12/2020
Choice Boards & Learning Menus Webinar by John Spencer
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In this session, we explore four different choice menus you can do in your online classroom. These menus range from closed / teacher-centered to open / student-centered. I'll walk you step-by-step through each type of choice menu so that you can craft a practical choice menu for your students.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
05/14/2020
Classroom Assessment Learning Modules from Center for Assessment
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Modules for teachers include:
*Overview & Syllabus
*Intro
*Readiness Pre-Assessment
*Formative Assessment
*Data Informed Instruction
*Summative Classroom Assessment
*Putting the Pieces Together
Classroom Assessment in a Remote Learning Environment

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
Center for Assessment
Date Added:
09/29/2020
Developing a Mentorship Program Professional Development
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For the past two years, Dinsmore Composite School has been developing a mentorship program for K-8 as part of the school timetable. The purpose of the program was to provide opportunities for older students to develop leadership skills and to foster collaboration, communication and problem-solving skills among all students. The planning and implementation process as well as an overview of the learning outcomes and activities will be highlighted. Participants will be invited to share their own experiences with mentorship in their schools and classrooms.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Mike Fedyk
Kristin Ward
Jade Ballek
Date Added:
06/22/2020
Ditch That Textbook!
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• A resources section with handy links to our best stuff
• A page of all the free downloadable templates we've created
• A videos page with everything organized and easy to find
• A Google page with our most popular Google-related content

Includes: videos, podcasts, e-books, guides, templates.

ALL FREE!

Subject:
English Language Arts
Math
Coding
Science
Computer Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Primary Source
Textbook
Author:
Matt Miller
Date Added:
11/08/2019
Fostering Parent Engagement Workshop
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Please find the required PowerPoint presentation below.  This workshop has been developed as part of the course Parents in Teaching and Learning (ECUR 823) at the University of Saskatchewan with professor Debbie Pushor.This workshop is meant to be personalized.  Select the activities you wish to discuss, and spend as much or as little time on the concepts that speak fully to your school.  As you select activities and where to put your focus think of what needs to be done as a school and as a classroom teacher before school begins, during school, and over the summer.  Pick and choose the activities that best fit your school and your school’s needs.If you have any questions, feedback, or require clarification please feel free to call or email Melissa.lander@sunwestsd.ca. 

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Primary Source
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
07/30/2020
How To Make A Comic Book PD from High Tech High Graduate School of Education
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This course is good for anyone over 13 years old!

"The How to Make a Comic Book online course is a project-centered course designed for all-age learners (ages 13+) who are brand new to the comic-making process. The course features a bevy of resources for new comic-makers including tutorials, models, comic industry guest speakers, and exercises.

The course walks participants through the full process of comic creation, starting at brainstorming and covering scripting, thumbnailing, penciling, lettering by hand, inking, and final assembly. The course culminates in the creation of a final 4-page comic."

Enroll in the course and the materials will be emailed to you.
The course is free, self-paced and should take 8-20 hours.

Subject:
Arts Education
Education
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
HTHgse
Date Added:
04/08/2020
How To PBL Online PD Course – hthgse.online (Project Based Learning)
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"In this e-mail based course, you will explore essential aspects of project-based learning design while also considering strategies for creating accessible and equitable online project-based learning experiences.

This course culminates in you creating an outline and planner to design and facilitate PBL in online spaces and for distance-learning."

This course is free and email based.
It should take teachers 4-10 hours to complete.

Come out ready to get your PBL rolling!

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
HTHgse
Date Added:
04/08/2020
Integrating Computational Thinking and Coding in a Middle Years Classroom
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Integrating Computational Thinking and Coding in a Middle Years Classroom. A look at some resources and activities used in the classroom of Clint Hayes, a teacher in Eaton School in Eatonia.

Subject:
Science
Computer Science
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Mike Fedyk
Clint Hayes
Date Added:
06/26/2020