May-In-Lieu Opportunities: click here for the list!
Additional Pro-d Opportunities:
Details and registration link can be found here.
“In order to support this, we are offering this pilot initiative in partnership with Reconciliation Education, The First Nations University of Canada, Rocky Mountain School District and a number of our Outdoor Learning Partners.
This pilot Every Child Matters: 4 Seasons of Reconciliation learning opportunity is open to educators from across Turtle Island (North America). This learning opportunity will run from February 15 – June 25, 2023. We will host a (free) optional Information & Orientation Session on Thursday, February 9th at 3:30pm Pacific Time / 6:30pm Eastern Time.”
Details and Registration Link.
Becoming a Literacy Leader Series:
“The Right to Read Report of the Ontario Human Rights Commission has several recommendations related to early screening. Each of the three parts of Our Literacy Leader Series was recorded and is available for free on our IDA Ontario YouTube channel. Valuable practical handouts are also included in the descriptions below the recordings.”
Project Read: Online Webinar Course (cost)
Click here for more information and registration details.
Click here for more information and registration.
Ongoing Professional Learning Opportunities and Registration Information:
Link to register: https://bcadults.mindup.org/
Link to register: https://bceducators.mindup.org/
Both courses are Free, can count toward May-in-lieu, and are approximately 90 minutes long.
The Science of Reading Short Course:
The Science of Reading Short Course is comprised of five, self-paced modules that can be completed in approximately ten hours. Each module has clearly stated objectives, explicitly written background information, useful video demonstrations, numerous graphic illustrations, and a variety of downloadable resources and links. Based on adult learning theory, each module includes activities to reinforce concepts, intermittent feedback through the use of checks for understanding, and a final knowledge check to support mastery of concepts. The modules are based on more than forty years of research, including several foundational conceptual modules that explain how reading works:
- How Students Learn to Read: An Introduction to the Science of Reading
- Structured Literacy
- Word Recognition: An Encounter with Phonics
- The Language Comprehension Domain
- The Reading Comprehension Domain
Cost is $100.00 (US dollars)
Historical, Systemic and Intersectional Anti-racism: From Awareness to Action
Additional resources and pro-d opportunities on becoming an Anti-racist educator can be found here.
Indigenous Canada (offered by the University of Alberta):
“Indigenous Canada is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Faculty of Native Studies that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada.
From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations.
Indigenous Canada is for students from faculties outside the Faculty of Native Studies with an interest in acquiring a basic familiarity with Indigenous/non-Indigenous relationships.
Accessible Any Time:
Pre-recorded Webinar Dr. Angela Nardozi and guests (May 2020)
What do Decolonization and Indigenization look like in the classroom?
Focused Education Resources (formerly ERAC) Webinars: K-12
Hosted by the Professional Learning Team, the Webinar Series for Educators guides you through a variety of the resources offered in the BC Digital Classroom.
Click here for archived webinars (scroll down to the bottom of the page)
All About Me (K-6) and Education Planner (7-12) Webinars:
Click here to select the type of webinar you are interested in and the available dates. (Some of these webinars are available in French and English.)
Other forms of support available: (Click on the image below to go to the support page.)
Click here for Provincial Outreach Online Learning Opportunities
Taking Making Into the Classroom Free Online Pro-d Course: (3 hour, 5 hour and 8 hour options available.)
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