Professional Considerations

This collection features resources that must be considered for professionalism and ethics in education, such as copyright issues. 

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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
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Activity/Lab
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Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
07/30/2020
Free Online Course from U of A - Indigenous Canada
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"Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Faculty of Native Studies that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. Topics for the 12 lessons include the fur trade and other exchange relationships, land claims and environmental impacts, legal systems and rights, political conflicts and alliances, Indigenous political activism, and contemporary Indigenous life, art and its expressions."

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Education
Native Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Primary Source
Author:
Dr. Paul L. Gareau
Dr. Tracy Bear
University of Alberta
Date Added:
08/21/2020
Getting People Right - Excellent Resources for Principals and HR
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Access leadership and HR courses. You will need to sign up to enrol.

Courses offered include:
*Discovering and implementing core values
*Align your organization
*Build a 1 page strategic plan
*Personality testing
*How to delegate
*Assessing a team
*Performance reviews & More!

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Bernie Willock
Daryl Verbeek
John De Jonge
Date Added:
05/27/2020
Learning Resources Evaluation Guidelines 2020
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This resource from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education "articulates the general principles which serve as guidelines for the learning resources evaluation process."

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Kelli Boklaschuk
Vanessa Lewis
Melissa Lander
Vicki Moore
Shari Martin
Date Added:
04/08/2020
Return to Learn Webinar
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The following is a one hour webinar was developed to support schools and teachers with the return to school and learnining in the fall of 2020.  The webinar addresses:           Connection, Routine & Community            Assessment - Identifying Gaps, Readiness & Diagnostic Assessments            Your Toolbox - Weapons of Mass Instruction to Accelerate Learning             You've Got This! (Mindset)The supporting PPT is provided.A link to the main PD for the Return to Learn is included. 

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Melissa Lander
Kelli Boklaschuk
Date Added:
08/26/2020
Sun West Return to Learn Process
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As we prepare for the fall 2020 re-entry to school, in thinking about specifically supporting learning, we have developed the “Sun West Return to Learn Process”.  This process reminds us of the best practices we already implement in our schools, continues to reinforce our PeBL philosophy and will help us work together to achieve “Success for ALL learners”.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Kelli Boklaschuk
Melissa Lander
Vanessa Lewis
Date Added:
06/25/2020
Sun West Student Planner Template & Exemplar
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Sun West Student Learning Planner Template

It is not required that you stick to a strict schedule during at home learning. However, it is suggested that you keep a schedule for wake and bed times, meal times and chores. You can be flexible with what learning is done when, and give your children voice and choice in what one of the "6 Every Day Learning" activities they would like to tackle during learning times.

However, if you are looking for a template to support building a flexible schedule for your child(ren) while learning at home, please feel free to download the following template. You can click the link to the right side of this image to download your own printable planner.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Kelli Boklaschuk
Vanessa Lewis
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
06/01/2020
Supplemental Learning Assessment Quick Reference Guide
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We have put together a Supplemental Learning Assessment Quick Reference Guide to help teachers address questions regarding the assessment process moving forward.

We have included many of the RPT guidelines as well as some of our own details to help clarify questions that may arise.

We have also included a research based article from the Canadian Assessment for Learning Network (CAfLN) that really explains assessment practices in a clear and concise way. The CAfLN document aligns very nicely with our Pre-K to 9 guidelines. We have had clearer responses to the 10-12 assessment questions from the RPT however, they do align fairly well with the philosophy behind the CAfLN document (different wording, etc.).

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Kelli Boklaschuk
Vanessa Lewis
Melissa Lander
Vicki Moore
Guy Tetrault
Shari Martin
Darren Gasper
Date Added:
04/07/2020
Teachers and Copyrights
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The Fair Dealing Decision Tool helps teachers decide whether "fair dealing" permits classroom use of print materials, artistic works, or audiovisual materials without first getting copyright permission. The tool helps teachers determine whether a specific intended classroom use is allowed by the Fair Dealing Guidelines.

Teachers! Thinking of using a copyright-protected work? Use this tool to find out if the use is allowed under fair dealing.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
cmec
Date Added:
08/21/2019