Welcome Back to 2015-2016 School Year!

The region can be proud of the model approaches to professional learning that highlight innovation, focus on student centred teaching, embed technology as an educational tool, strengthen promising practices, and build leadership capacity.

Our professional learning opportunities are primarily provided by staff from our member jurisdictions which is a testament to our commitment to building teacher capacity. The breadth and depth of the professional learning is evidence of our region's commitment to the highest quality, current-research based teaching and learning practices all in support of student learning.

We wish you all a successful year of learning and working together in fulfilling our mission "Partners in Adult Learning for Students’ Sake".

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This site is to be a repository of engaging activities linked to the WNCP High School Math Curriculum, which suggests that teachers should “orchestrate the experiences” from which students extract meaning.

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This session will explore strategies that are research-proven for math achievement. You will learn the methods for implementing and assessing the progress of these strategies.

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This string of problems, based on the work of Cathy Fosnot and Trevor Calkins Power of Ten visual model, are designed to help students develop a strategy for the “Near Double” facts and develop flexible,...

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In order to embrace the philosophy of the revised mathematics program of studies, teachers will need to create opportunities for students to construct their own meaning through problem solving. This webinar presents several...

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In this video, teachers and students discuss some of their experiences in learning about current affairs in Social Studies centered on critical thinking and decision-making.

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The CEFR is of particular interest to course designers, textbook writers, testers, teachers and teacher trainers - in fact to all who are directly involved in language teaching and testing. It facilitates a clear definition of...

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These 6 videos provide step-by-step instructions on how to set-up and use the built-in accessibility features of iOS devices in the classroom.

This poster is designed to support awareness and understanding of the Ministerial Order on Student Learning (001/2013) and its impacton education in Alberta.

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This archived webinar presents an overview of the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision of Moore v. British Columbia (Education) and implications for decisions regarding the education and accommodation of students with special...

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This PD resource addresses practical and promising approaches for developing supports and fostering relationships among students with and without significant disabilities both in the classroom and throughout their educational...

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In this professional learning series, Jim Knight provided an opportunity to share specific strategies and approaches to facilitate effective communications with your colleagues based on your role as an instructional coach.

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The University of Lethbridge Faculty of Education sponsored the development of this First Nations Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) Curriculum Collection, a collection of lessons and resources designed to help pre-service and...

Essential Conditions

Essential Conditions

A Guide to Support Implementation: Essential Conditions was developed by a provincial working group of education partners committed to realizing positive change in Alberta’s schools and classrooms.

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Literacy for All

Literacy for All

The purpose of this web site is to provide information and strategies for teachers in Alberta who want to learn more about literacy and communication instruction for students with significant disabilities. Much of this content has been co-developed with participants of the Literacy for All communities of practice.

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Differentiated Instruction

Differentiated Instruction

Differentiated instruction creates learning environments that maximize opportunities and potential for the success of ALL students, regardless of background, skills, interests and abilities.

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