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Thursday, February 22
 

08:30

09:30

10:30

60 in 60: Formative Assessment Techniques for Every Classroom PE 264Alberta Assessment Consortium Instruction and Assessment Practices for Middle School Math L 1170BRichelle Marynowski Learning with the Brain in Mind AH 176Mary Frances Fitzgerald Partnerships - Accessing Academic Research to Enrich Classroom Practice PE 275Aaron • Various Panelists Flexible Seating in a Sensory Classroom L 1050amp • Mandy Chudobiak &amp • Melissa Campbell NEW SESSION: Builders & Storytellers: Teaching in the 21st Century AH 175Dan Grassick Indigenous Alberta: The Footsteps of Our Ancestors L 1170Julia McDougall Fine Arts Meet & Greet L 1170AErin George-Samuel • Samuel Yamamoto Wings of Light in Watercolours W 871Christina Dixon I have a new ESL student. Now What? L 1170GDavid Fuller What's New In Books? The K-5 Edition PE 250amp • Kari Tanaka &amp • Becky Colbeck How Much, How Many, How Often, How Long?.... Linking Literature to Math AH 116Geri Lorway Authoritative Resources for Secondary Humanities Teachers and Students TH 241Online Reference Centre: Learn Alberta 97 Staff Recognition Tips in Just 90 Minutes TH 141Nelson Scott Outdoor play in the early years - connections for learning, well-being and nature M 1035Christina Pickles Loose Parts Outdoor Play: Better play makes better schools L 1168Bora Kim Continuing ASEBP Benefits into Retirement TH 201Nathan Forsyth The 411 on the TQS: What Teachers Need to Know About the New Teaching Quality Standard AH 118Jeff Johnson True Story? Teachers in Film, TV, and Online PE 261Mario Trono Your Pension Matters L 1060Marc Bisson Project Wet - Educating about Alberta's water made easy! PE 040Janine Interaction Orale: Exprimer, Soutenir, Argumenter AH 117Jennifer Parker A Curriculum for Global Citizenship: Making Connections across Subject Areas M 1030Michelle Hawks Welcome to the Google AH 147Brad Davis • Tyler Runquist Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Youth TH 373amp • Pamela Dos Ramos &amp • Brenda Johnston Living Your Dream Becoming a TEACHER! PE 020Peter McWhir Uncomplicating Climate Change for your Classroom M 1060amp • Cayley Webber &amp • Christine Avey Dodge the 'Burn Out' and get 'Back on Track' TH 143Joyce Sunada Black Holes and the Event Horizon Telescope TH 277amp • Ryan Beck &amp • Laura Pankratz Mindful Essentials for Educators TH 204Donna Freeman Taking Back YOUR Story TH 173amp • Jody • Courtney Cann &amp Field Trip Bus Crawl Meet by the bus near the Tim Horton's Dooramp • Steve Leger &amp • Various Specialists

12:30

911! Hot Topics in Assessment PE 264Alberta Assessment Consortium Curriculum Development Update AH 118Dan Grassick • Janis Irwin Mixed Media Extravaganza W 871Christina Dixon Cultural Lego: Constructing Gender and Culture M 1030Michelle Hawks Supporting High School Completion: A Tool Kit for Success L 1050Cynthia Parr Differentiation Stragegies for ESL Students - SAPDC AH 175Emma Piayda What's New In Books? The Gr 6-12 Edition PE 250amp • Kari Tanaka &amp • Becky Colbeck Environmental Storytelling M 1035Christina Pickles Authoritative Age-Appropriate Content for Division I Students TH 241Online Reference Centre One Simple Question: Many Useful Insights TH 141Nelson Scott Combating Student Absenteeism: Enhancing Systems to Improve Educational Outcomes TH 201Mitchell Colp • Kristy McConnell • Chris Pawluk Innovative Programs to Help High School Students Access Post-Secondary - Dual Credit and New Pathways Program Info Session by Bow Valley College AH 117amp • Deanna Jager &amp • Andrea Christensen Questions School Principals Ask Member Services L 1170Ian Stewardson Active Problem Solving L 1060Erin Houston Discovering Elementary Mathematics Professional Learning (EMPLO) AH 147Terry Freeman Puzzles and Problems in the K-12 Math Classroom L 1170BRichelle Marynowski Solve the Problem with Word Problems: Build the Bridge from Literacy to Numeracy AH 116Geri Lorway Risky play: Not a risk L 1168Bora Kim Looking Ahead: Planning for Retirement PE 275Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund True Story? Teachers in Film, TV, and Online PE 261Mario Trono Let's Talk Science: Hands-on Science Activities For Your Middle and/or High School Classroom C 740amp • Ute Wieden-Kothe &amp • Helena Danyk Our World, Our Communities, Our Classrooms: Embracing Diverse Perspectives TH 373amp • Pamela Dos Ramos &amp • Brenda Johnston Tackling Community Issues in the Classroom: Designing Projects for Change! PE 040Leah Ettarh Teaching History with the Galt Museum M 1090Blance Bruisedhead • Ashley Henrickson Creating a Technology Infused Classroom AH 176Chris Gonsalvez Connecting Science to the Real World and the Real World to Science M 1060Barry Edgar The Blanket Exercise L 1170ATerry Lynn Cook • Julia McDougall

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Don't Let the Tail Wag the Dog PE 264Alberta Assessment Consortium Building Executive Functioning in Early Childhood Classrooms TH 201amp • Isabelle Plomp &amp • Lynn Wytrykusz One More Successful Day in the Life of the Guest Teacher! PE 020Peter McWhir Why we use PowerPoint (instead of Word) to create EVERYTHING AH 147amp • Lindsay • Tacy Olson &amp The Balanced Learning Concept AH 117Craig Ward Teachers' Convention Review Focus Group M 1060Dan Grassick Make Me a Maker: Fostering a Maker Mentality in Your School AH 176Laurie Mitchell Truth and Reconciliation: ArtShare Project TH 373amp • Pamela Dos Ramos &amp • Andrea Fox • Brenda Johnston DEHR to Care Art Gala 2018 - Workshop Session PE 261Aaron Expression and Response using Oil Pastels W 871Christina Dixon Ahead By A Century- Learning from the Past, Inspiring the Future AH 175President Greg Jeffery Reaching Division II Students with Authoritative Resources TH 241Online Reference Centre Unlucky when hiring? 13 reasons why so many hiring decisions don’t work out TH 141Nelson Scott The Staff that Plays Together Stays Together! TH 143Joyce Sunada The Principal’s Role in Supporting TQS Implementation AH 118Jeff Johnson Teacher Tales: The Battle to Build a Healthy School L 1168Norah Fines • Lyndsey Spring • Stephanie Wierl Success with Subtraction: Tasks that make the Difference! K to 3 AH 116Geri Lorway Bringing Nature into the Classroom TH 173Sarah Downey Fun environmental activities in your schoolyard! M 1035Chirstina Pickles Collaborative Physical Education for Everyone Main GymJonathan Dick Fostering Your School Culture Through Sport TH 277Toby Boulet How to Feed Your Kid Athlete PE 040Cam Hall Evaluating Fundamental Movement Skills in Children PE 110Simon Schaerz Professional Conduct is in Order L 1170Ian Stewardson U of L Curriculum Lab: What Sources Do We Recommend? L 1170BBeth Cormier How to be an Environmental Educator (no matter who or what you teach) M 1090Paige Rosner Digital Citizenship in the Information Age M 1030Michelle Hawks Classroom Yoga Breaks: Quick Practices to Create Calm TH 204Donna Freeman Creating Compassionate Classrooms L 1060Shelley Magnusson Working Together to Support Mental Health: A Strength Based Approach L 1050Cynthia Parr
 
Friday, February 23
 

08:30

09:00

10:30

From Kainai, Alberta to McFarland, California L 1060Andrea Fox Simplifying Instruction in a Multi-graded Classroom PE 040Rob Ficiur Exploring Canadian Educators’ Responsibilities Regarding International and National Commitments to Indigenous Peoples M 1030Michelle Hawks Indigenous Ways of Knowing L 1170BTerry Lynn Cook Mini Canvases W 871amp • Elissa &amp • Heather Willms Promoting the Success of Immigrant Students AH 175Mary Frances Fitzgerald Anxiety in the Primary Classroom PE 250Laurie Wright Visual Journaling Through the Arts TH 201Jessica Lysak Students who Struggle with Reading K to 2 PE 275Carrie Forster I Wonder...... Connecting Children’s Literature to Science Inquiry AH 116Geri Lorway CRM at the High School Level TH 277Ken Pon Innovative Leadership for a Better World M 1090Derek Keenan Canada's Secret Shame: Human Trafficking L 1170GStephanie Anderson All Fun and Games: No Eye Protection Required TH 143Alan Riewe Mathematical Conversation TH 241amp • Jay Bright &amp • Amanda Thomson How Teaching Can Make You Fat...and How to Get Your Body Back! TH 204Cam Hall Getting Past the Pain of Writing. PE 261Sigmund Brouwer The Bargaining Process – A New Playing Field AH 118James Gerun Science 101 for Div I AH 117Ed Kusmirski Cultivating Critical Thinking Through a Growth Mindset in High School Social Studies L 1050amp • Craig Findlay &amp • Billy Baum Beginners Start Here: Getting Going with Google AH 147Michelle Armstrong Social Citizens - Navigating Social Media PE 020Nancy Smith Empower Youth to Have Healthy Relationships (building skills) M 1060Carlia Schwab Teaching from Tragedy TH 373Sara Rooseboom Empowered and Energized Me! TH 141Sheila Unique From Surviving to Thriving – Building Skills for Resiliency PE 264Dan Bateman Managing Stress Through Self Care M 1040Megan Hunter Improvisation to Performance & Script Development W 401Peter McWhir Teachers as Story Catchers In the Studio Classroom – Making Literacy Learning Visible M 1035amp • Paula Matikainen &amp • Sheryl Schoenthaler Retire to the Life You Design TH 173Barb Carvers

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How Do You Teach Recall of Facts? AH 116Geri Lorway Project-Based Learning as a Teaching Philosophy M 1090Derek Keenan Classroom Management- What Works? AH 175Chris Gonsalvez Teaching the Heart with Heart PE 264Dan Bateman Making the First Nations, Metis and Inuit Policy Framework work in your classroom. TH 373Tiffany Prete Collective Memories: Braiding Our Stories Through History L 1170BJulia McDougall Simple Book Structures W 871amp • Elissa &amp • Heather Willms Assessment? Elementary, My Dear Mozart! TH 277Angie Turk Teacher's Claymation Toolkit L 1170GAndy Davies • Jeff Milner CANCELLED: Coaching to Support Inclusion AH 176Henry Madsen It Rocks to be a Story Ninja PE 261Sigmund Brouwer Visual Journaling Through the Arts TH 201Jessica Lysak Mathematics 30-1 and Mathematics 30-2 - Program Update M 1040Alberta Education Math Team Member Number Sense 101 TH 241amp • Jay Bright &amp • Amanda Thomson You mean I get a choice in what I get to do in math! TH 204amp • Lon Bosch &amp • Ron Pisoni Exploring the Connections between Math and Citizenship Education M 1030Michelle Hawks Power to Play: A Superhero-themed Healthy Eating and Active Living Program for K-3 Join superheroes Brock Lee and Coco Lait on fun healthy eating adventures! Alberta teachers, dietitians and students designed t... PE 020Lee Finell Less is More: Increasing Student Learning while Reducing Teacher Workload PE 040Rob Ficiur Teacher Time – What is it and how do I count it? AH 118James Gerun The Other Side of the Door PE 275Bill Fraser Science 101 for Div II AH 117Ed Kusmirski Fighting Fake News: Help Students Battle Misinformation L 1050Joel Bryant Web Based and WOW! AH 147Michelle Armstrong The Creation of Anxiety PE 250Kathy Penner B.A.C.A. (Bikers Against Child Abuse) TH 143Coach Empower Youth to Promote Respect in School M 1060Carlia Schwab Frustrated and Overwhelmed to Calm and In Control TH 141Sheila Unique Connecting Science To The Real World And The Real World To Science M 1040Barry Edgar

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