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Current Professional Development Opportunities

Applied Skills
Beyond Scratch, Coding in Python and Virtual Robotics (Feb 12 2021)
Communicating Student Learning (CSL)
Office Hours with the CAM Team (12-1pm - Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays) Starting week of Nov 2- June 23
Cross Curricular (Teacher)
Designing Learning for Deep Engagement - Elementary Focus
Designing Learning for Deep Engagement - Secondary Focus
Destiny Discover Workshop
Integrating Media Literacy and Critical Thinking into Every Subject Area (Workshop)
Life Beyond Google: VSB Library Catalogue & Databases
Media Literacy: Vital Critical Thinking Skills for a Stupefying 21st Century World (Feb 12th Keynote)
Nature as Co-Teacher in Urban School Settings
Place-based learning along the Fraser River
Placed-Based Learning about History and Heritage with Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s Study Guide and Online Resources
Plagiarism Proof Your Project
Thinking Classrooms 101
Tools for Assessing Diversity in Texts
What is Deeper Learning? (Feb 12th Keynote)
Working in a collaborative classroom: how three teachers (successfully!) moved from their traditional classrooms to a shared classroom
Curriculum and Assessment
Office Hours with the CAM Team (12-1pm - Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays) Starting week of Nov 2- June 23
Curriculum Implementation
Getting Started with Outdoor Learning in the K-7 Classroom
Life Beyond Google: VSB Library Catalogue & Databases
Employee Wellness
2. Self-Care and Micro-Resiliency Skills Webinar - Jan 27
3. Self-Care and Micro-Resiliency Skills Webinar - Feb 24
4. Self-Care and Micro-Resiliency Skills Webinar - Mar 31
5. Self-Care and Micro-Resiliency Skills Webinar - Apr 28
6. Self-Care and Micro-Resiliency Skills Webinar - May 26
The Working Mind for Employees - Feb 12th (Certified, 4 workshops available)
Tools for Managing Stress and Burnout
English Language Learning (ELL)
Inclusive Strategies in the Virtual Environment Series – Session One: Living Room Literacy (Feb 12, 2021)
Health and Safety
Fire Extinguisher Training (Feb 12)
Inclusive Education
Accessibility Supports on iPad - A General Introduction (Feb. 12)
CPI---Foundation (Jan 18/21 and Jan. 23/21)
CPI---Refresher (Feb 12)
KTEA-3 TRAINING (Mar 3, Mar 5, Mar 10, Mar 12)
POPARD Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders – Practical Applications (5 Saturdays starting Jan. 30)
POPARD K-1 Series Part 2 (Jan 19, Jan 20, Jan 27, Jan 28)
POPARD: Eden Curriculum Overview and How-To (Jan 21)
POPARD: Work Systems for Students on the Spectrum (Jan 28)
Preschool to Kindergarten Transition (Feb. 12 or Feb. 18)
Indigenous (previously Aboriginal) Education
Getting Started with Outdoor Learning in the K-7 Classroom
Place-based learning along the Fraser River
Library Services
Destiny Discover Workshop
Life Beyond Google: VSB Library Catalogue & Databases
Tools for Assessing Diversity in Texts
Literacy
Early Learning Conference (Feb 12th 2021)
Mathematics
Competency-Based Assessment in Practice for Science and Math
Number Sense Routines Grades 3-5 Book Club (multiple dates)
Thinking Classrooms 101
Media
Integrating Media Literacy and Critical Thinking into Every Subject Area (Workshop)
Science
Competency-Based Assessment in Practice for Science and Math
Social Emotional Learning, Prevention & Diversity
Complex Trauma Resources - Trauma-Focused Schools Workshop Self-paced 7 hours course (completion required by June 2021)
Optimizing Teaching by Operationalizing Core Competencies
Puberty - You Can Teach This! (Feb.12)
Value Based Teaching - Creating Student Buy-In
When Anxiety Goes to School: How to Best Support Anxious Students (Feb.12)
STEAM
Competency-Based Assessment in Practice for Science and Math
New STEAM Resource! (Feb 12 - opens to all)