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The State of Inclusion in Alberta Schools
This was written by Avis Glaze as the Forward in The State of Inclusion in Alberta Schools by the Alberta Teachers' Association. by Avis Glaze So often, as teachers, we reiterate the statement that “all children can learn and achieve given time and proper s...
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Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Write a blog post about Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission . Your post needs to answer the following questions: What happened? What has been the purpose and role of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). How should people feel? Where do we...
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MYTH: Class size doesn't matter
This was written by J-C Couture who is the Alberta Teachers' Association's associate co-ordinator of research. This post was originally found here . Jose da Costa by J-C Couture Few other public policy questions have been more contested in the past couple o...
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Final Blog Post
For each letter of the alphabet, select a topic that we learned this year in social studies and show what you have learned. To show your learning, you could: write paragraphs add pictures and write about them embed videos and write about them add quotes and...
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The Renaissance
Write a blog post that answers the following questions: What was the Renaissance? How did the Renaissance spark the growth and exchange of ideas and knowledge across Europe? (astronomy, mathematics, science, politics, religion, arts) How did the physical ge...
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3 Reasons why Alberta's Provincial Achievement Tests are inappropriate
Today I have to administer a standardized test for the Alberta government. (Here's how I live with myself) In Alberta, we have Provincial Achievement Tests and I have to administer Part A for Language Arts. My students are required to write a news article a...
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Teacher Leadership
The best schools have both a strong and healthy administration and teaching staff. Weak administration can leave even the most qualified teaching staff anemic -- and a strong administration with a weak teaching staff leaves a school with a lot of talk and n...
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MYTH: You can do more with less
This was written by Pasi Sahlberg who is a visiting professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and author of Finnish Lessons 2.0: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland? This post first appeared here . by Pasi Sahlberg Govern...
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MYTH: Blended Learning is the Next Ed Tech Revolution - Hype, Harm and Hope
This was written by Dr. Phil McRae who is an executive staff officer with the Alberta Teachers` Association and adjunct professor within the faculty of education at the University of Alberta. Dr. Phil McRae’s Biography, Research, Writing, Scholarship and Pr...
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ElectroCity
Play the game ElectroCity to learn how to build a city, manage energy production, making money while balancing environmental impact and your citizen's happiness. 1. Play the game. Make sure to save your city and record your City Code so that you can continu...
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42 The Jackie Robinson Story
Write a blog post about the movie 42 The Jackie Robinson Story . Your post needs to include at least 5 of the following points: Describe segregation. Describe 5 locations that are in the movie 42. Describe the teams that Jackie Robinson played for. How is b...
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10 ideas about NDP victory in Alberta
I'm a 36 year old Albertan and I've never experienced a change in provincial government... until last night. The NDP led by Rachel Notley displaced a tired and corrupt 44 year old Progressive Conservative government. Here are 10 ideas about the NDP victory ...
I'm a 36 year old Albertan and I've never experienced a change in provincial government... until last night. The NDP led by Rachel Notley displaced a tired and corrupt 44 year old Progressive Conservative government. Her...
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