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Thursday, February 23
 

9:00am

Visual Behaviours in the Classroom
Developmental and Behavioural Optometrists along with their vision therapists discussing behaviours in your classroom that may have underlying visual genesis. What are the common behavioural concerns of teachers today? How can the visual system influence behaviours? Who in my classroom is affected? What can I as a teacher or assistant do about it? These questions and more will be answered.

Speakers

Thursday February 23, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am
2905 Red Deer College

10:45am

Coaching to Support Inclusion
A new Association publication designed as a self-paced program to explore the use of coaching to support inclusive practices. This session will prepare school leaders to facilitate the activities included in this resource to engage the school staff in the dialogue, design and implementation of coaching to support inclusion.

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson

Executive Staff Officer, Professional Development, Alberta Teachers' Association
Jeff Johnson is an ATA Executive Staff Officer working in Professional Development. Prior to joining the ATA, Jeff worked as a school and district level leader for many years. Jeff is an Apple Distinguished Educator and a recipient of Alberta’s Excellence in Teaching Award. Among... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2017 10:45am - 12:00pm
2905 Red Deer College

10:45am

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Revisiting Rubrics
All rubrics are not created equal! A quality rubric can help teachers and students focus on what really matters. But rubrics can go wrong in all kinds of ways. In this session, take a closer look at the characteristics of a great rubric, learn to recognize and avoid some common pitfalls, and take a look at the AAC tools available to help you create effective rubrics for your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for AAC Facilitator

AAC Facilitator

Field Service Facilitator, Alberta Assessment Consortium
The Alberta Assessment Consortium is a not-for-profit education partner in the province, focused on everyday assessment to support student learning. Our facilitators combine their experience as Alberta teachers and teacher leaders with the expertise of the organization.


Thursday February 23, 2017 10:45am - 12:00pm
2006F LIBRARY Red Deer College

10:45am

The Houses that We Built
We have created a House Structure at our school to enhance our school culture and create a sense of family and team within our school. This session will outline the implementation of our House Structure from the idea stage to weekly House Time sessions. Many ideas and take-aways will be provided. Several members of the Innisfail Middle School staff will be presenting and answering questions.

Speakers
avatar for DANICA MARTIN

DANICA MARTIN

School staff team, École Innisfail Middle School
Our school team will be sharing the story of our journey to implement a House structure in our middle school. Several team members including administrators and teachers will be on hand to answer questions and share ideas.


Thursday February 23, 2017 10:45am - 12:00pm
1439 Red Deer College

12:30pm

Bridging the Gap: Preparing Students for University Courses at RDC
This will be an interactive session where RDC faculty will give and receive feedback relating to student preparedness in adjusting to the rigors of university-level courses from high school. Data will be presented relating to student expectations as well as their perceptions about this often difficult transition.

Speakers

Thursday February 23, 2017 12:30pm - 1:45pm
2305 Red Deer College

12:30pm

Hey, Leaders! Formative Assessment isn’t Just for Kids!
Formative assessment enhances learning. We know this is true for teachers supporting students. How can we apply these same principles to support the professional growth of our teachers? Explore a planning model designed to help leaders use Assessment for Learning strategies to advance teacher, school and district goals.

Speakers
avatar for AAC Facilitator

AAC Facilitator

Field Service Facilitator, Alberta Assessment Consortium
The Alberta Assessment Consortium is a not-for-profit education partner in the province, focused on everyday assessment to support student learning. Our facilitators combine their experience as Alberta teachers and teacher leaders with the expertise of the organization.


Thursday February 23, 2017 12:30pm - 1:45pm
2006F LIBRARY Red Deer College

12:30pm

I’m Sorry, What Did You Say? | learning how to listen in the centre of the noise
We all want to be heard... to know someone has not only listened but truly cares about what we have said. As teachers, this may be one of our most important roles in the profession – showing those around us that we are listening. These communication skills are often hard to find in the middle of the noise of life around us, and yet vital for the healthy functioning of a school.

Speakers
avatar for Peter Hill

Peter Hill

Teacher
Peter is a licensed minister, author, speaker, and teacher. During the school year, he teaches high school math in the city of Calgary. Outside of his teaching career, he is involved in the training, support, equipping & encouragement of an array of different leadership groups and... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2017 12:30pm - 1:45pm
1328 Red Deer College

12:30pm

Junior Achievement Programs: Fulfilling Your Curriculum Goals
Come learn about the Junior Achievement programs available in your area! JA offers a range of free-of-charge programs for Grades 5 through 12 on the topics of financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness. Each program is designed in partnership with curriculum developers from Canadian school boards and is delivered by local business volunteers through a series of fun, interactive activities that explore the topics in age-appropriate ways.

Speakers

Thursday February 23, 2017 12:30pm - 1:45pm
2906 Red Deer College

2:15pm

Junior Achievement Programs: Fulfilling Your Curriculum Goals
Come learn about the Junior Achievement programs available in your area! JA offers a range of free-of-charge programs for Grades 5 through 12 on the topics of financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness. Each program is designed in partnership with curriculum developers from Canadian school boards and is delivered by local business volunteers through a series of fun, interactive activities that explore the topics in age-appropriate ways.

Speakers

Thursday February 23, 2017 2:15pm - 3:30pm
2906 Red Deer College

2:15pm

The Balanced Learning Environment Classroom
The Balanced Learning Environment..The Balanced Learning Classroom concept features a classroom environment suited for all learning styles as well as the desired teaching style of the educator. We aim to create a Dynamic, collaborative and focused area within the classroom. The best design for a balanced learning space is to incorporate flow depending on the environment with the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Craig Ward

Craig Ward

Eucational Design Consultant, CDI SPACES
9319 47 street NW



Thursday February 23, 2017 2:15pm - 3:30pm
B501