Pre-recorded

Yoga Session for Well Being(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Join Allison, certified Baptiste Power Yoga Instructor for a one hour all levels yoga session. This session is an ALL LEVELS class with a slow and flowing pace. New yogis are welcome.
Allison Tipler

Intro to Teaching Mathematics to Mastery with Maths — No Problem!(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.In this talk, teachers will learn how high-performing nations like Singapore turned key pedagogical research and learning theories into a successful, world-class system of mathematics education. Discover how it promotes classroom engagement and attainment, as well as the essential mastery techniques that underpin effective lesson structure, classroom practice and student assessment. Leave with a new perspective on the role content, collaborative learning and individual practice plays in establishing deep conceptual understanding in all learners.
Adam Gifford

Teaching Whole Numbers with Maths — No Problem!(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.For teachers who want to expand and solidify their understanding of math instruction, this talk goes deep into the techniques and theories behind the math mastery approach to whole number teaching. Examine the principles that support number sense, beginning with a review of core ideas and ending with an overview of all operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) as they relate to whole numbers. Leave with proven practical teaching techniques you can immediately try out in your own classroom.
Adam Gifford

Teaching Fractions with Maths — No Problem!(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Gain an understanding of how students can develop both relational fluency and comprehension with fractions. Learn how to introduce fractions in the classroom using the Maths — No Problem! step-by-step progression. Discover core concepts and strategies that help children develop a clear understanding of equal parts and equivalence, and why grasping these concepts is integral for both teachers and students. Leave with a solid understanding of fraction naming and notation, and how teaching fractions in key phases gives students a strong foundation for tackling concepts related to fractions.
Adam Gifford

Solve Word Problems Using Bar Models with Maths — No Problem!(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.In this talk, teachers will discover the steps and strategies required to develop powerful problem-solving skills in students. Gain insight into why well-developed problem-solving skills are a mainstay of the Maths — No problem! approach, and how they foster resilience and confidence in all students. Learn go-to problem-solving strategies like bar modelling and number bonds as they relate to solving word problems, and how these tools help students develop exploratory, adaptive mindsets. Leave with practical classroom strategies that empower students to think flexibly and tackle tough word problems with confidence.
Adam Gifford

Role-playing games in the classroom: A Dungeon and Dragons Inspired Adventure(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Interested in Role-playing games such as Dungeons and Dragons or Shadowrun? Want to bring these types of games into the classroom? For the past two years I have been running a Dungeon and Dragons inspired adventure in my Grade 5 classroom. This won't just talk about the "WHY" you should bring this into the classroom, but also, the "HOW". I'll take you through my failures, successes, changes I would make, scheduling, etc. Whether you have been playing these games for years, or have never played a session before in your life, hopefully you can use this information to take back to your classroom!
Brant Driedger

A Learning Journey through Concepts(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.We know the future problems are out there. The ones we don’t even know about yet. So how do we equip students for this challenge? We need to armour them with critical thinking skills and an understanding of how the world works. By engaging learners in experiences that embed facts and skills into conceptual understanding, their ability to transfer knowledge to new contexts is undoubtedly enhanced. This interactive session will provide work samples showing evidence of conceptual understanding, model ways in which learning can take facts and skills deeper, and explore the importance of learning transfer. When learning experiences are activated through concepts, students make connections, transfer learning to new contexts, and demonstrate retention of knowledge. Come together to make this happen!
Cheryl Babin

Snow Go!(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Do you love the warm and exciting Canadian winters? Do you get super excited when kids have been inside for days and days on end with no activities? Well this is the session for you! In this session we will touch on a variety of games, activities and team challenges that can take place outside in winter time.
Court Rustemeyer

History Tellers - Canadian History in 90 seconds/ Conteurs d'histoire(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.History Tellers - Conteurs d'Histoire - Canadian History in 90 seconds!WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT IN THIS SESSION:1. Actively engage in this pre-recorded session, and you will learn 13 out of 48 Canadian History hand-actions!2. Experience how a successful multi-sensory teaching works. (It will be hard not to show off your new skills to your colleagues, family and friends)3. Deb will walk you through a step-by-step teaching method for your classroom. (Bored kids at home right now? Have them enjoy the session with you!)4. The professional drawings are captivating, the mnemonic devices will stick in your head, and the simple hand-actions will keep you moving!5. Recorded improvisations will tickle your funny bone and teacher testimonies will make you a believer in this pedagogy.6. Peek at costumes, props and classroom activities ... and bloopers will add a few sprinkles to this session.7. You will likely not forget this session....so spread the word and begin to equip a generation to have fun learning Canadian History! History Tellers is a supplemental resource for Grade 5 & 7 Canadian History Social Studies, ELL and challenged learners.. and it’s also available in French!
Deborah Kobza

Birdscaping(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Many avian species live in urban areas. They bring life to our parks and gardens and help to keep insect pests in check. To support our avian friends we can create bird friendly habitats. Learn about the many varieties of trees, shrubs and perennials that provide food, nesting materials and shelter for our avian friends. Birdscaping our gardens is a vital link in helping support birds during migrations and chick rearing.
Elaine Rude

Plant Zoo(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Lamb's ears, Red bird in a bush and Cardinal flower are plant names that evoke associations with the animal world. Like animals, plants come in all shapes, sizes and colours. Animal monikers can be used to create a plant zoo. Plant zoo inhabitants live in a variety of diverse environments and have evolved a number of individual characteristics that allow them to thrive and survive. Let's take a closer look at some of these adaptations and how they support their life cycles, how they help plants survive their environments and why they earned their membership in the 'Plant Zoo'.
Elaine Rude

Performance Based Learning and Cultural Responsive Teaching(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Multiple case studies have shown that students show greater knowledge and progress through thematic unit study and project-based assessment than through testing. Further, students are more apt to retain information when engaged in experiential learning. This workshop/talk includes: Overview of Thematic Unit Study and Project Based Assessment How the Brain Learns Exploring our own cultural identities and inherent biases Example thematic units with practical activities and projects How to build thematic units and create project-based assessments that apply learning Creating experiential learning experiences with real-world application classroom Relationship building and validation of diverse student populations. An overview of different resources available Book available at a discounted convention price via the author at $10 US plus shipping and handling from United States use Promo Code: CCTC2021. www.lw5steachers.com Alternatively book can be purchased on Amazon.
Elizabeth Porter

Language with the Five Senses(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Language is not merely words and grammatical structures but how humans interact with each other and the world around them. Human interaction is essential for acquiring language and a person must feel and experience the language with all of the senses to build language pathways in the brain. This workshop/talk includes: An overview and history of the method/how it was created. A detailed explanation of the process, with practical activities for each step Workshops include lesson plans and activities that go through an entire lesson for all of the steps Adaptations for use of technology in the classroom Connections to culture and how to bring authentic situations into the classroom Integration of comprehensible input and chunking into your lessons Project based assessment showing practical application of the language. An overview of different resources available. Book available at a discounted convention price via the author at $10 US plus shipping and handling from United States use Promo Code: CCTC2021. www.lw5steachers.com Alternatively book can be purchased on Amazon.
Elizabeth Porter

The Vision Workshop: Re-Visioning Our Classrooms in Challenging Times - Keys for Creating the Classroom You Love.(2 hours 45 minutes)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.This 3-hour interactive workshop will lead teachers through several fun and practical activities to empower them to clarify their Vision for their Classrooms. It will take them through a process of testing their Vision to be sure it is really what they would love and very importantly, this workshop will give tools to empower teachers to take action on their Classroom Vision immediately and begin creating what they would love. They will reconnect with their "Why" for becoming teachers in the first place. The workshop is inspiring as well as empowering and it gives practical tools to move teachers from coping to thriving.
Gael Hogan

The Psalms, Air Pods, and God(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Ever wonder what music is streaming in the ear buds of your students? Often woven into the cacophony of bass and treble are profound existential themes that speak to the hearts of listeners. Within the Bible’s book of Psalms, we also find a collection of song lyrics that grapple with deep questions of the soul. This talk explores the structure and themes of the Psalms, draws connections to parallel themes in contemporary music, and provides educators with suggestions for engaging both student interest and curricular outcomes in Religious Education.
Gerard McLarney

Dealing with Disaster: Religious Education and Questions about COVID-19(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Sudden, confusing, and catastrophic events have struck throughout human history. The COVID-19 pandemic, the widest reaching disaster of our time that has caused significant disruption and suffering, raises some significant questions for Religious Educators such as, “How could God allow something like this to happen?” to “How did people in the Bible deal with pestilence and disaster?” This session provides suggestions for understanding pandemic and disease within a faith context while allowing students to reflect on their own experiences and concerns.
Gerard McLarney

The Thirty Years War (1989-2020)… the Clinton years(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Clinton fought the New Cold War under Humanitarian banners. His support of Yeltsin’s election and “shock doctrine” (Neoliberal Economics) facilitated Russian social, economic and military decline. His rejection of peace proposals in the Balkans as described by Gen. L. Mackenzie and Chomsky, led NATO into its first war to contain Russia (Truman Doctrine). Clinton significantly enlarged NATO into the former Warsaw Pact. In moves that hearkened back to Great Power Rivalries in Africa he armed Uganda and the RPF to replace French Influence in Rwanda and Congo as described by Boutros-Ghali. He continued George H W Bush’s war on Iraq (The Carter Doctrine). He continued the subjugation of Haiti (Monroe Doctrine of regional hegemony) with a restricted democracy by reinstalling the leftist Aristide while at the same time supporting right wing politicians and death squads. ”). The Second Thirty Years War flouts the International Laws established at the end of the First, especially the principle of Westphalian sovereignty. A semi-anarchic system where “the strong do what they will” seems set to continue with no Peace of Westphalia in sight. bit.ly/newcoldwarforum
Greg Hunter

Free “Virtual Classroom Visits” to Explore Alberta's Landuse and Ecoregions - Past, Present and Future(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.The totally redesigned V 6.0 of the Alberta Tomorrow simulator allows you to virtually experience what’s going on in the province today, the past and the future. • Look back to 1905 to see how the landscape looked and functioned. • Visit our 360 Virtual Field Trip sites to experience all 6 of Alberta’s ecoregions. • Fast forward 30 years into the future to see what a “business as usual” future may look like.• Design a sustainable plan that will create a future balancing our environmental and social economic needs, while considering how beneficial management practices and climate change scenarios may affect it.Leave with classroom ready lesson plans and a booking for a free “Virtual Class Visit” for Grades 4-12 in Bio, Science, CTS and Social Studies.
Jennifer Janzen

Historical Thinking: It’s not just about teaching history(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Recently I was able to attend the Historical Thinking Institute where I was reminded of concepts I already knew but had forgotten. So, I wanted to share those insights with you to possibly remind you of something you had considered previously, and help enhance your ability to get students to engage with the past. And more importantly for most teachers when attending a PD session, I will share some of the activities I have been able to use in my classroom so you can have a lesson ready for Monday morning.
Jennifer Williams

Developing Emotional Resilience(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Emotional resilience is the ability to bounce back from hardship. The best way for students to develop this key skill is to watch it in action. We’ll cover the illusions that keep us stuck in unhealthy patterns, the resiliency myth and focusing on the long game. This interactive session will also cover 10 essential items in the teacher’s toolkit to become an emotionally resilient mentor: responsibility, vulnerability, patience, creativity, empathy, choices, natural consequences, affirmations, conscience building and the relationship bridge.
Julianne Harvey

Using Fear to Fuel Creativity(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.In a post-pandemic world, we all feel fear. The key is to use it to propel us forward, instead of remaining paralyzed in its grip. In this session, we’ll look at why we prefer talking about making things instead of actually doing them. How do we harness our fear and use it as fuel to better our world? Come learn strategies to practice living out your own creative impulses so your students have a brave example to follow.
Julianne Harvey

Multi-Disciplinary STEAM Projects for the Junior High Classroom(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.This session will explain how to create meaningful cross-curricular projects across all subject disciplines in the junior high context. It will include an examination of the curriculum for cross-curricular ties, tips for meeting the needs of various learners, multiple strategies to represent understanding using choice and an overview of the assessment process. Several projects will be presented from start to finish including a review of the planning process, formative and summative assessment and student exemplars.
Chantel Crosby, Karen Burkell

The Pick List -- The 2020 Top Book Titles for Div 1 (and 2, and 3 and 4...)(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Katrina reviews her top picks for Children's & YA literature for the 2020-2021 school year, sharing curriculum connections, the best in emerging authors and illustrators, perennial literary favourites, and trends in publishing and educational print. After the session, you will be able to browse all recommended titles via the Pages Exhibit.
Katrina Cheryba

The Pick List -- The 2020 Top Book Titles for Div 2 (and 2, and 3 and 4...)(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Katrina reviews her top picks for Children's & YA literature for the 2020-2021 school year, sharing curriculum connections, the best in emerging authors and illustrators, perennial literary favourites, and trends in publishing and educational print. After the session, you will be able to browse all recommended titles via the Pages Exhibit.
Katrina Cheryba

The Pick List -- The 2020 Top Book Titles for Div 3 (and 2, and 3 and 4...)(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Katrina reviews her top picks for Children's & YA literature for the 2020-2021 school year, sharing curriculum connections, the best in emerging authors and illustrators, perennial literary favourites, and trends in publishing and educational print. After the session, you will be able to browse all recommended titles via the Pages Exhibit.
Katrina Cheryba

The Pick List -- The 2020 Top Book Titles for Div 4 (and 2, and 3 and 4...)(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Katrina reviews her top picks for Children's & YA literature for the 2020-2021 school year, sharing curriculum connections, the best in emerging authors and illustrators, perennial literary favourites, and trends in publishing and educational print. After the session, you will be able to browse all recommended titles via the Pages Exhibit.
Katrina Cheryba

Making Learning Visible: Photographing and Co-Creating Learning Stories(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Join me in discovering how to incorporate photography in your classroom and at your school to tell the story of student learning. I use photographs to: 1) document student learning, as well as my own learning, 2) build visual literacy skills, and 3) develop verbal and written storytelling proficiency by highlighting big ideas such as characters, setting, and sequence. When students are active participants in documentation, they come to learn more about their own thinking and the added bonus is a visual story to share with families. Please bring your camera, a tablet or a smartphone (you shoot with what you have!) Together we will be building on basic documentary photography skills to help you create authentic learning stories.
Kristy Wolfe

Tell Your Story: Finding Your Photo Voice(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Personal photography projects can help you to see your own strength and resilience. Join accomplished photographer, Kristy Wolfe, in learning how she uses her camera and personal photography projects to process her family's medical story. Kristy is an advocate of reflecting on experiences and using photo voice in order to heal and build resilience following traumatic events. Throughout the session, you will build a storytelling plan to help you focus in on your purpose and the details you want to document, while simultaneously developing your photography skills.
Kristy Wolfe

Keep Kids Moving – At a Distance and Remotely(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.BOKS (Build Our Kids’ Success) is a non-profit organization focused on getting kids more active. We offer free bilingual programming designed to get kids moving and establish a lifelong commitment to health and fitness. In this interactive workshop we will focus on physical activity at a distance and activities for remote learners. We will explore creative DPA activities (BOKS Bursts), resources for Recess and our latest At Home activities to support your school community. There is something for everyone in this workshop! Additional topics will include: BOKS Bootcamp (grades 7-12), Mindfulness Minutes, and BOKS Lessons on Demand (videos included). Leave this session with lots of new ideas and learn how to access all our resources that take the prep out of the equation for you!
Lauren Hutchison

Resilience is an Action Word(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.What practical ways can we respond to life’s adversity that goes beyond the classic cliché’s of “focus on the positive,” and “Life is what you make of it?” These basic principals may be well-intended, but they fail to provide us with practical strategies that are crucial in turning a victim into an achiever and a follower into a leader. Understanding how emotions are made in the brain is the first step in learning feasible strategies we can use to change negative thinking habits that lead to emotional distress such as depression and anxiety. Attendees of this workshop will walk away with, easy to grasp techniques for both adults and youth, to self manage and discern the difference between healthy emotion that gives meaning to life and unhealthy emotional habits that often lead to destructive behavior.
Levi Stanford

The Top 5 Strategies to Support ELLs(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Transform student learning by purposefully focusing on five key strategies: visuals, use of home language, targetting vocabulary, multiple points of access and differentiating output. This session will focus on highlighting these 5 strategies, designed to increase the English Language Learner's abilty to access curriculum in the classroom and online.
Luisa Zimich, Lisa Smith

Thinking about the Science of Reading: Vocabulary Instruction in Kindergarten(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.According to the National Reading Panel (2000), vocabulary development is one of the key pillars of effective reading instruction. Background knowledge, vocabulary development, and reading comprehension are all closely linked. Thoughtful curriculum vocabulary instruction in classrooms is an important area to explore when looking at early literacy skills for all children. For children who are less likely to experience language rich interactions, explicit instruction of curriculum concepts and vocabulary is important (McKeown, 2019).
Lisa Kohel, Lyndsay Bourdeau

Understanding and Supporting Students with Test Anxiety(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Many students suffer from some degree of assessment anxiety. This anxiety effects both their wellbeing and their academic achievement. This session will give you practical knowledge in understating the causes and effects of assessment anxiety. You will also be provided with key resources and strategies which will help mitigate the effects of test anxiety that you can both employ in your classroom and share with your students.Understanding and Alleviating Assessment Anxiety Resource Folder Link
Mark Driedger

Effectively ‘Teaching’ Writing for Social Studies(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Discussing writing with students can be a dull and often frustrating topic. Many students struggle with it, yet writing skills are essential to student achievement. This session will help you to remove the stigma associated with, 'teaching writing'. The session will provide you with easy to use rubrics, classroom activities and student self- assessment strategies that will make your students more confident and successful in their writing. It will also assist you in using assessments summatively and formatively as well as help you streamline your marking process.Effectively Teaching Writing for Social Studies Resource Folder
Mark Driedger

Outcomes Based Gradebooks(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Accurately reporting student achievement is an important part of a teacher’s practice. However, building a gradebook that is accurate, informative and moves student learning forward can be difficult. This session will help you arrange your gradebook in a way that works effectively for teachers, students and parents. The overarching yet simple principles that will be shared will make reporting your grades easier and more effective for all involved. Note: This session is intended for 7-12 and for districts using online (such as D2L Brightspace or various other programs) reporting systems.Outcomes Based Gradebooks Resource Folder
Mark Driedger

Developing community and culture with online music content(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Exploring the process of building a large form project that spans variable lesson durations. Taking into consideration different ways to deploy information and instruction that helps create both engagement and application with a capstone goal that showcases new skills.
Matthew James

Large form online music projects, Integrating asynchronous content within an online course(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.With the hiatus of professional performance and a pivot to online content, explore the possibilities of online content with Timepoint Ensemble’s Artistic Director Mathew James. The session will focus on ways to create content that goes beyond a live-stream. Timepoint has always been a community first ensemble so come explore the ways Timepoint has continued to pursue community online during recent times.
Matthew James

Supercharge your ESL Teaching Practice with User-Friendly Web 2.0 Tools(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Are you teaching English Language learners? Are you (sometimes) stressed out on how to focus on ALL four language strands in your everyday ESL teaching (Listening, Speaking, Reading Comprehension, and Writing)? Are you ready for some new, outside-the box teaching ideas infused with user-friendly technology? In this session you will be busy taking in insanely awesome ESL teaching ideas I’ve been using in my own ESL classroom from real-time collaboration tools, voice-over creations and interactive Google sheets and more!
Ms. Schewczyk

Diagnosed with Zoom Fatigue?: Make Online Learning (synchronous and hybrid teaching) Lit, Engaging and Interactive Again!(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.You and your students have been “diagnosed” with Zoom fatigue? It’s not all Zoom and doom yet! I will show you how to SUPERcharge your online teaching practice that will keep your students captivated and engaged. These tools I’m presenting can, of course, be used for hybrid and in-class instructions. So cool! Be ready for a real transformation to an e-Learning technology specialist after this session!
Ms. Schewczyk

HIGH FIVE in High Schools(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.HIGH FIVE® is Canada’s only quality assurance training for those who work with children aged 4-12 years old in sport and recreation programs. HIGH FIVE® training is a great way to link your curriculum with tangible job skills that your students can use in volunteer, part-time, summer, or future career employment opportunities. Incorporating HIGH FIVE training into your health and physical education or social sciences curriculum gives your students the edge they need to meet their educational development goals. In this presentation Jen, Karina, and Pam will introduce HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) training and how it can be used in high school physical education and leadership programs. The content, resources and activities in PHCD link to the Alberta high school physical education, human and social services, and recreation leadership curriculum. The delivery of PHCD can be adapted to suit a school’s needs in either an in-person workshop or online training.
Karina Damgaard, Jen Goeres

Teaching ELLs Online: An Online Unit Exemplar(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Using an online unit created to support ELLs, we will look at how to target all four strands of the ESL Benchmarks using various embedded digital platforms for syncronous and asynchronous instruction and assessment. Participants will receive a copy of the exemplar unit.
Stasi Itterman, Paulina Nowak

Smudging Circle(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Participants will be introduced to a smudging circle. They will learn about the different smudges that are utilized in the different nations of Turtle Island. Each smudge utilized is also a medicine. Participants will learn more about these plants as medicines. To smudge is to bring balance of mind, body and spirit and to make a connection to the Creator. Smudging circles are a way to start a talking/sharing circle.
Phillip Campiou

Tipi Teachings and Balanced Living(2 hours 45 minutes)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Join an interactive cultural learning experience that will support your understanding of the traditional use and teachings of the Tipi. Join Elder Phillip Campiou, from Treaty 8, as we share in the setting up of a full size tipi. We will share stories of the past and understand how these stories provide insight for us in the present moment. Learn some history of the tipi, both Cree and Blackfoot, and how you can incorporate this learning into your classroom and your daily life.
Phillip Campiou

Modelling Happiness: Leading and Living by Example(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Evidence-based research has discovered many benefits for living a happy life. Being more successful, living longer, and having stronger support networks are just three of the compelling reasons. The advantages are clear, yet more young people than ever are dealing with mental health issues like depression and anxiety. Children learn by observing the adults in their lives. Are you showing them how to live a robustly happy life?Reen shares eight precepts, or principles, for action. Each one is based on scientific research and is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of human emotions, as well as give you happiness-boosting strategies. By modelling these precepts, you can help increase the happiness of the world, one child, one classroom, one family at a time.
Reen Rose

La résolution de problèmes, est-ce un problème? 4e à 6e année(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.La résolution de problèmes est une habileté importante en mathématiques. Si cet aspect des maths vous cause des soucis, cet atelier saura vous guider en répondant aux questions suivantes: Qu’est-ce que la résolution de problèmes? Quels sont les différents modèles de résolution de problèmes? Quelles sont les approches possibles pour amener les élèves à avoir du succès en résolution de problèmes? Comment aider les élèves qui ont des difficultés avec la langue d’enseignement? Quelles sont les façons de différencier la résolution de problèmes?
Renée Michaud

La résolution de problèmes, est-ce un problème? 1ère à 3e année(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.La résolution de problèmes est une habileté importante en mathématiques. Si cet aspect des maths vous cause des soucis, cet atelier saura vous guider en répondant aux questions suivantes: Qu’est-ce que la résolution de problèmes? Quels sont les différents modèles de résolution de problèmes? Quelles sont les approches possibles pour amener les élèves à avoir du succès en résolution de problèmes? Comment aider les élèves qui ont des difficultés avec la langue d’enseignement? Quelles sont les façons de différencier la résolution de problèmes?
Renée Michaud

Teaching art with no art room, no budget and lots of kids!(2 hours)

University did not prepare Susan for the realities of teaching art. She learned on the job and in this session Susan shares organization, storage and clean up ideas for all media so you can approach your art lessons with confidence.The workshop shows teachers new ways to organize their classroom to accommodate supplies as well as the artwork done by students. It introduces different art techniques with special focus on three-dimensional media: clay, soapstone, and Papier Mâché.Teachers will learn:• how to begin an art programme• how to organize their regular classroom, one medium at a time• how to start small and build on what they have• how to teach specific art techniques
Susan Carter

Using EdTech to enhance your teaching practice(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Edwin: designed by Nelson and informed by feedback and collaboration with students, teachers, administrators and parents across Canada. Edwin is an online ecosystem providing a safe sandbox for students and teachers to discover curated resources tied to the Alberta program of studies for use in teaching and learning. Participants will learn how Edwin develops assessment-capable learners, meets diverse learning needs, and provides the flexibility to combine with existing plans and resources. Edwin integrates with your school’s current LMS to unify the digital learning experience within a trusted and secure environment. This workshop will inspire your teaching practice by:• Illustrating how technology can easily be implemented to engage students in learning• Providing ready-made lessons to get you started the next day, and• Showcasing the growing professional learning community that is available to support youLaptops or devices are recommended, but not necessary, for this session.
Sheri Ross

Building Math Fluency: An Introduction to Singapore Math(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.As demonstrated year after year, and in the 2018 PISA scores, the Singapore approach to math instruction helps students to demonstrate outstanding math achievement. The key to this success lies in the research-proven pedagogy that follows a natural learning progression. This workshop will cover: - The role of the Singapore Math approach in building mathematical fluency and number sense - What Singapore Math looks like in the Canadian classroom - Developing critical thinking and mathematical mastery in students with Singapore MathYou’ll leave equipped with tools to introduce these approaches in your school right away. Ready-to-use samples and activities will be provided to try in your classroom.
Tom Boland

Learning Through the Senses in the Concept-Based Science Classroom(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Concept-based learning does not begin with big, abstract ideas – it starts with students experiencing new and exciting things with their hands, eyes, ears, and minds! In this seminar, teachers will explore fun and interactive strategies for building concept-based science classrooms. We will work together to connect a variety of building blocks for student experience – including print and digital text, field study ideas, experiments, multimedia stations, and games – to curriculum expectations and concepts. Participants will leave the workshop with a useful toolkit of lesson plan ideas and activity prompts.
Nancy Bromley

Practical Concept-Based Assessment Done Three Ways(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Do you wonder about the best way to plan and deliver concept-based assessment? In this workshop, teachers will explore three fun, effective, and time-saving levels of concept-based assessment: cumulative unit-level tasks, performance of skills and competencies, and meaningful cross-curricular projects. Learn how to organize curriculum units around assessment tasks that will spark and sustain student interest, provide a clear record of learning, and most importantly, allow students to transfer their understanding of new concepts to the world around them. Participants will work together to brainstorm models for each level of assessment and leave the seminar with a collection of powerful and exciting assessment frameworks.
Donna Ross

Developing Curious Math Learners in Kindergarten and Grade 1(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.The use of Provocations in mathematics can spark interest, create wonder and inspire deeper thinking about important math concepts. Whether play or activity-based, Provocations encourage children to build understanding and share their learning with others. In this session: - Learn how to structure the learning environment to support effective Provocations - Unpack misconceptions about play-based learning - Explore the role of a Math Talk in developing problem-solving strategies
Chris Zarski

The Core Ingredients: Exploring the role of nutrition in schools(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.The landscape of food provision and nutrition education in schools is evolving to align with new public health measures. At the same time, nutrition continues to be a key component in student learning. Through group discussions you will hear how schools are successfully adapting nutrition supports for students. A comprehensive school health approach will be used to highlight ‘The Core Ingredients’ for fostering life-long healthy eating habits.
Matthew Mitschke

Reconnecting to Your Calling: Moving From Teacher Well-being to Being Well as Teachers(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Beyond a job, teaching is a calling. This workshop provides a snapshot of well-being science that invites educators and leaders to build and sustain a practice of well-being within that calling. Participants will experience tools that can help create a ripple effect of impact for themselves and their students. Moving beyond self-care strategies and a focus on teacher stress, we will discuss both individual and organizational opportunities to help shift the tide from burning out to burning in.
Ever Active Schools

Physical Activity for All Students for FREE!(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Join provincial leaders in supporting active, healthy school communities - the Be Fit for Life Network and Ever Active Schools - for a fast-paced session with a ton of physical activities you can use with your classes right away. This session will feature cross-curricular connections through activity and movement all supported by FREE resources
Leah Yardley, Ever Active Schools

Teaching Health and Phys Ed? We’re here to help!(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Now more than ever, quality Health and Physical Education programs are essential tools for supporting student learning and well-being in all schools - in person and online. In this session, the Health and Physical Education specialist council and Ever Active Schools will share current success stories from leading educators around the province, and teach how to use free and low cost resources, such as our complete K-12 Phys Ed Lesson Plan resource, to support all teachers involved in delivering these key curricular outcomes.
Ever Active Schools, Health and Physical Education Council

Paper and Tape Marionettes(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.This session is part of the Arts Commons Symposium.This course will teach the core skill of sculpting with newspaper and masking tape, and how it can be applied to puppet making. Suitable for grades 2 to 12.
Ali DeRegt

Bollywood Dance Class(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.This session is part of the Arts Commons Symposium.Bhaṅgṛā is a type of traditional dance of the Indian subcontinent, originating from Punjab. The dance is a celebratory folk dance. The influence of Bhangra can be seen clearly in the world of Bollywood. Now Bhangra has evolved and in the past 30 years it has become integrated into popular Asian culture after being mixed with hip hop, house and reggae styles of music. In our Bolly Bhangra classes, we will have a fusion of the folk dance along with Bollywood moves and put that to a fusion mix of Bollywood and Bhangra beats for a great musical experience.
Vishal Malpuria

Streetdance with Tara Wilson of Pulse(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.This session is part of the Arts Commons Symposium.From House, to Hip Hop to Dancehall, explore Streetdance styles with Tara Wilson of Pulse Studios
Tara Wilson

Intermediate Colour Mixing Workshop for Visual Arts Educators(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.This session is part of the Arts Commons Symposium.You may that know yellow and blue makes green, red and yellow makes orange... but beyond that things get a bit muddy? This workshop may be for you! By exploring how colours interact, you can learn to mix dynamic and sophisticated colour beyond the basics. Jenny will demonstrate some of the differences between student-grade and professional-quality acrylics, and lead you through colour mixing exercises you can do at home with almost any type of paint: acrylics, watercolours, gouache, even oil paints. The knowledge you gain through this workshop will be most directly applicable with students in the Grades 6-7 and higher, although some younger students may also benefit. To get the most out of this video, please see the recommended supply list.
Jenny Stead

Broadway Dance Jam(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.This session is part of the Arts Commons Symposium.Bring on the jazz hands! Get your body moving to popular Broadway tunes while learning new choreography for your next school musical. Drama, dance teachers, and Broadway enthusiasts - this one is for you… a 5,6,7,8!
Tara Blue

Math Through Movement: Shape, Space, Angles and Urban Dance(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.This session is part of the Arts Commons Symposium.How can math be explored through movement and dance? Towani 's class explores movement activates and urban dance styles such as "Tutting" that will get your students connecting in new ways with their math curriculum.
Towani Duchscher

Line Dancing with Dando(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.This session is part of the Arts Commons Symposium.DandoDance has been working with schools for over 10 years teaching partnership & line dance to students in Elementary, Jr. High and High Schools. Learn more about their work and dance along with David & Olya this Teachers' Convention!
David Joseph, Olya Joseph

Cooking with limitations: Time constraints in the Foods and Nutrition Middle School classroom and how to make it work.(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Many Middle School Foods Classes have very limiting time constraints. It can be challenging for teachers to create meaningful culinary experiences when we struggle to have time to allow for proper cleaning and sanitization practices not counting the cooking experience. This session will review and demonstrate recipes and classroom practices that create foundational skills students can be completed in a 40 minute block. Recipes are tested and student approved and are easily replicated at home. An emphasis will be placed on budgetary considerations, extensions for longer class times and current limitations due to COVID 19. Resources will be provided at the end of the session.
Natasha Millan

CAD Design & 3D Printing(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.3D Printers have found a place in many of our schools. The struggle is what to print that will connect to the teaching and learning in our classroom? This session will focus on some of the CAD software that is available to make the printable models and some 3D printers that are affordable and usable in a classroom setting. Further discussion will be on where to start with a project and sample projects that have STEM connections. Making CAD/3D printing understandable, meaningful and relevant to your students will be the focus of this session. Resources will be shared at the end of the session.
Tom MacIsaac

Taking an in-depth look at Online P.E. K-6(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.How to engage and enrich the experience for our students in an online environment. You will learn about the framework and implementation of an effective online PE program.
Donny Marchuk, Matt MacDonald

Taking an in-depth look at Online P.E. Grades 7-9(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.How to engage and enrich the experience for our students in an online environment. You will learn about the framework and implementation of an effective online PE program.
Donny Marchuk, Matt MacDonald

Taking an in-depth look at Online P.E. Grades 10-12(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.How to engage and enrich the experience for our students in an online environment. You will learn about the framework and implementation of an effective online PE program.
Matt MacDonald, Donny Marchuk

In class P.E. during COVID-19 K-6(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.How to continue to offer quality physical education during COVID-19. We will review the PE phases as it pertains to your Division and you will learn about safety guidelines, classroom management, routines and expectations, as well as tips and tricks to offer an exceptional PE program.
Donny Marchuk, Matt MacDonald

In class P.E. during COVID-19 Grades 7-9(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.How to continue to offer quality physical education during COVID-19. We will review the PE phases as it pertains to your Division and you will learn about safety guidelines, classroom management, routines and expectations, as well as tips and tricks to offer an exceptional PE program.
Donny Marchuk, Matt MacDonald

In class P.E. during COVID-19 Grades 10-12(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.How to continue to offer quality physical education during COVID-19. We will review the PE phases as it pertains to your Division and you will learn about safety guidelines, classroom management, routines and expectations, as well as tips and tricks to offer an exceptional PE program.
Matt MacDonald, Donny Marchuk

Sharing the Gifts of Traditional Knowledge(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Based on Indigenous Traditional Knowledge, the presenter shares his perspective of Indigenous people and their experiences in today's society. Join Walter as he introduces us to the flute, traditions and practices of the Medicine Wheel and his knowledge of connectiong to his culture.
Walter MacDonald White Bear

Sweat Lodge - Traditional Teachings(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.The presenter introduces an 8,000 + year old tradition - the Sweat Lodge . Join the presenter on his journey through a forest walk to a Traditional Sweat Lodge. Learn about the healing power of the Traditional Sweat Lodge.During his forest walk the presenter shares the incredible connection Indigenous people have with the natural world.
Walter MacDonald White Bear

Indigenous Hand Games - Laughter and Healing(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.The presenter explains and demonstrates Indigenous hand games. During this demonstration the presenter helps to develop an understanding of their role in traditional Indigenous societies and their power to generate laughter and healing.
Russ Baker

My story as an Indigenous person who was part of the social services system, a personal perspective by Jackie Soppit.(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Jackie shares with us her incredible personal journey from being adopted at 2 by a non Indigenous family, to going into the foster care system at 11 and then living on her own at 16. The presenter had no knowledge of her cultural customs and practices until she started to explore them when living onThe presenter talks about her connections with her culture and shares the power of her awakening of customs and traditions such as: Smudge, Hair, Dress and Dance.
Jackie Soppit

Storybooks to Sing, Play, Create(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.We’ll have fun bringing stories to life using songs, sound effects, instruments, and dramatization. We’ll create accompaniments for children’s favorite story books. These lessons are very engaging for your students and a great way to integrate music and literacy!
Denise Gagne

Ukulele Fun(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.This session will teach how to get a ukulele program started in your school. Denise shares how to choose a ukulele, the different sizes ukuleles and what ages you can should consider using ukuleles with. You’ll learn how to teach the parts of the ukulele, string numbering, how to use a tuner, and what to do with left handed players. You’ll learn ways to teach finger numbering and how to teach children to read a chord chart. You learn ways to strum and practice some strumming patterns. A sequence for teaching songs is given and you’ll learn to play songs with one and 2 chords. Suggestions are given for how you can use ukuleles and a post Covid classroom. Information on disinfecting ukuleles is given and suggestions on how you can schedule ukuleles so that they can be safely used by more than one class.
Denise Gagne

Fun Movement Activities for Zoom Lessons or Spaced Class(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.In this session, Denise will share many movement activities that you can use either in person spaced classrooms or for zoom Lessons. There will be finger plays, action songs, dances that can be done without touching, body percussion and movement to music. Even if you can’t sing, movement and action songs are still fun for the students - Movement is always fun.
Denise Gagne

Instrument Kits and Creating Kits(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.In this section Denise will share suggestions for what to include in an instrument kit that is affordable even if you have 500+ students. Denise will also share activities to do with the instrument kits. Denise will also share ways that you can have children creating with manipulatives that are individual to that student so they do not have to share materials. Activities using these creating kits will be shared. And part of your handout for this session will be PDF files so you can easily photocopy and make your own creating kits for your students.
Denise Gagne

ASEBP Benefit Overview - Approx. 1.5 hrs.(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.The Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan (ASEBP) is more than health insurance—we’re health champions. We provide sustainable, holistic health benefits, programs and services and are there to support you and your employer throughout your personal and workplace wellness journeys. Whether you’re a new covered member or not, this session can help you learn about the wide range of benefits, programs and services we offer. In this presentation you’ll discover how to get the most from your coverage, our different tools and platforms, the benefits of spending accounts and more!
Tenjie, Matt

Continuing ASEBP Benefits into Retirement - Approx. 1 hr.(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.Retirement can no doubt be both exciting and daunting. Between all the paperwork and planning, let us make one of the items on your checklist a little easier! During this presentation, you’ll learn the ins and outs of your health benefits during retirement. From eligibility requirements to different types of coverage, ASEBP has got you covered—literally.
Tenjie, Matt

SoundKreations InterACTIVE Hip-Hop: The Future of School Dance Programs (Demo)(1 hour)

Ok, it's your turn to dance! Join us for a first-hand experience of our new interactive video dance experience: SK InterACTIVE! SK InterACTIVE puts the power to choose in the hands of the Learner, inviting participants to make key decisions in the creation of their Dance Combo which is then performed for a stadium of Virtual fans on the Final Workshop Day. We may not have enough time to get you performance-ready but this CCTC Session is packed with Fundamental Movement Skills, Dance Games, Mindfulness Exercises and of course a fresh Hip-Hop dance combo led by SK Instructor AJ Musodi. Welcome to the future! Check out the story of SK InterACTIVE: https://youtu.be/-YD0U-HAClI
Jordan Dack

Tsuut'ina Teepee History, Customs, Traditions, and Heritage stories(1 hour)

PRE-RECORDED VIDEOS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING ON FEBRUARY 9 AT 11:59 PM UNTIL MARCH 15, 2021.First time ever videotaped doing this presentation, Elders Bruce and Deanna Starlight will be sharing the history of the Tsuut'ina Teepee. The background and details of how the Tsuut'ina nation historically has built their Teepees and interior is set up. They will provide insight into the powerful customs and traditions that are a part of the Teepee building process and that have been passed on through the generations. Bruce and Deanna will provide context and an understanding of the roles of men and women in their society and oral stories surrounding the history and importance of the Tsuut'ina Teepee.
Deanna Starlight, Bruce Starlight