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Summer Learning Opportunities, August 2015

Thank you for participating in an ERLC learning opportunity this year! In preparation for next school year 2015-2016, a variety of learning opportunities in different focus areas are being offered for August 2015.

These sessions are planned based on teacher feedback, advice from advisory committee members/district leaders and are geared towards practical ways to transform your classroom more effectively for the next year.

A detailed list of available sessions is available at ERLC Summer Learning Opportunities, August 2015.

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Webinar

This is a three-part webinar series in which Joellen Killion explores the topics of Partnership Agreements - Coaches and Colleagues, Roles of Coaches in Supporting Teachers, and Strategies for Engaging Teachers - Coaches' Roles.

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This short video begins the journey as we explore the role of literacy and numeracy in developing self-knowledge and personal success for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students.

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Demonstration of how number strings can help support students as they develop flexible, meaningful strategies for addition.

Social Studies Newsletters were developed to support adult learning about specific focus areas of the new program of studies and begin with a guiding question.

Webinar

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographic information program that has many tools and overlays which have direct applications to all core subjects and supports a universal design for learning (UDL) classroom. This...

Literacy opens doors to the world.  It is the foundation for continuous learning and a vital characteristic of the highly skilled population needed for Alberta's next generation economy.

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Social studies involves a variety of critical thinking skills. This video shows an elementary classroom lesson on fact and opinion = a critical thinking skill.

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This two minute video tutorial shows how to use the magic ink tool to quickly design, erase and reveal activities in ACTIV Inspire.

External Resource

This collection of resources and activities celebrating the history and culture of FNMI people includes alignment to curricular outcomes, class activities, interactive tools, links to online resources and annotated copyright...

Webinar

This session will introduce you to a variety of instructional tools and strategies to scaffold ESL students for success. It will describe manageable ways to meet the needs of all students within a safe, inclusive environment.

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A string of problems, based on the work of Cathy Fosnot, designed to help students develop a strategy for the 7x facts based on what they know about the 5x facts. This would also be good for teachers to share with...

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In an earlier in person session, Cathy Fosnot used digital video of children at work in grade 3-5 classrooms to examine the development of the big ideas, strategies, and models related to a deep understanding of multiplication...

Empowering the Spirit

Empowering the Spirit

This website provides opportunities to expand your understanding of literacy and numeracy practices from First Nations, Métis and Inuit perspectives and gain tools and strategies to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit and all students' success in your community.

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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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Learning Technologies

Learning Technologies

Learning Technologies is for teachers, learning coaches, and others who want to know more about how educational and assistive technologies can support students in their classrooms.

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