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Friday, February 24

9:00am MST

Alberta's Landscape in 1Point PerspectiveLIMITED Red Deer Polytechnic-2205Izabella Orzelski Students interests and Curriculum topics – How to blend them Red Deer Polytechnic-932Nikolas Zetouni Next Level Art: Meaning & Mental Health through Hands-On Creativity Red Deer Polytechnic-2901AAlexis Marie Chute Self-care...Now More Than Ever! Red Deer Polytechnic-913BChar Andrew Custom Button Making in the Classroom Central Middle School-113TJ Winn The 4 and 7 of Trauma Red Deer Polytechnic-2220Lee Caine • Dean Pasiuk Integrated Units and Assessment in Middle School Red Deer Polytechnic-2905Tia Vandermeer Morphology in Middle School Red Deer Polytechnic-2906Charlie Kraig Introduction to Computational Thinking with the Northern Coding Academy Red Deer Polytechnic-2901BWhitney Horban Evidence-Based Strategies for Deep Learning Red Deer Polytechnic-2501Presenter F Introduction to EcoSchools in Alberta for Elementary Teachers Red Deer Polytechnic-2305Dixie Taylor Promote Yourself: Resumes and Cover Letters that Get Noticed Red Deer Polytechnic-2600Nancy Luyckfassel Aristotle, Happiness and Teaching Red Deer Polytechnic-1303Tyler Buchan ASEBP Benefit Overview Presentation Red Deer Polytechnic-1435Sunny Bruno ATRF Steps to Receiving Your Pension Red Deer Polytechnic-1503Linda Lau Energize your Life with Body Awake Yoga Red Deer Polytechnic- AC147 Studio BChristina Marlett Help! I don't know how to connect with... Red Deer Polytechnic-1408Kelly Maxwell One Teacher Away - How one educator changed my life Red Deer Polytechnic-Art Centre Main StageSam Demma Where do I start? Differentiated Instruction and Assessment Red Deer Polytechnic-2301Cloke Shelly • AAC Facilitator (TBA) L’enseignement adapté aux différences culturelles   Red Deer Polytechnic-1222Presenter C Winter is a Time for Stories Red Deer Polytechnic-2303Phillip Campiou THINKING THROUGH MATH! How to activate Tacit knowledge through developing a questioning construct in your students. Red Deer Polytechnic-2505Paul Marlett Fun and Games in the Music Room Red Deer Polytechnic-2302Joyce Holoboff Handle with Care: A go-to guide for self care Red Deer Polytechnic-1437Ariel Haubrich Stump the Chaplain! Red Deer Polytechnic-1800Mike Landry Where Staff Believe They Belong Red Deer Polytechnic-2304Nelson Scott Phone photo editing École Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School-3300Gilles Theriault Art with Punch - Primary Art for Non-Majors Red Deer Polytechnic-2601Carolyn Walker Learn to Sew - BuntingFULL École Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School-1312Carly Gibson Ocean, Freshwater, & Us Giant Floor Map and Augmented Reality App-Second Run Red Deer Polytechnic-AC146 Studio AJanice Williams The Road to Optimal Health is Paved with Good Intestines! Red Deer Polytechnic-1205Magda Czegledi What Every Educator Needs to Know About Teaching Reading Red Deer Polytechnic-811Sherri Jansen • Christine Squire Improv for All! A Beginner’s Guide Red Deer Polytechnic-2208Kris Christianson Raise your voices! And Write for (a) change! Red Deer Polytechnic-2216Gail Sidonie Sobat 2SLGBTQ+ Inclusive Education Red Deer Polytechnic-913AAlexandra Marshall Trauma-Informed Leadership Red Deer Polytechnic-1328Rochelle Galeski The Importance of Science History integrated into Science Lessons Red Deer Polytechnic-2207Nate Siler Systems for Growth: Organizational and Pedagogical Strategies for Developing Musical Skills École Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School-Band RoomWendy Zander McCallum Winter Activity Day - Facilitation Skills for Outdoors and ClassroomsLIMITED Camp KuriakosKendra Freeland

10:20am MST

Turning Dots Into A PaintingFULL Red Deer Polytechnic-2205Izabella Orzelski Aligning Current Assessments To New Curriculum Red Deer Polytechnic-2301Cloke Shelly • AAC Facilitator (TBA) Pathways Alliance Red Deer Polytechnic-819Dagmar Knutson • Simon Davies Using Minecraft to Teach Coding! Central Middle School-113TJ Winn Supporting the Anxious Child in School Red Deer Polytechnic-2901BAshley Jordan Hybrid Texts - What are they and how can I teach them? Red Deer Polytechnic-2906Charlie Kraig FIELD Kits - Adaptations Red Deer Polytechnic-1435Kenzie Field 3 Words that will impact your classroom dynamics - HALTSSS, And & WAIT Red Deer Polytechnic-1408Kelly Maxwell A fresh approach: make food literacy part of everyday learning Red Deer Polytechnic-2206Katherine Brandon Ditch the Overwhelm and Be Calm in the Chaos Red Deer Polytechnic-2503Christina Marlett Care and Connect—Social and Emotional Learning: Series Red Deer Polytechnic-2600Presenter G Why Kindness Red Deer Polytechnic-MP Theatre Room 1400Christina Fox Profiter au maximum de sa vie d’enseignant : comment atteindre un bienêtre durable Red Deer Polytechnic-1222Presenter D ‘Educa-shunned’ Observations from the hallway Red Deer Polytechnic-Art Centre Main StageBig Daddy Tazz Smudging Circle Red Deer Polytechnic-2303Phillip Campiou How to engage the "Board" students-Board Games in the Classroom-Part 1 Red Deer Polytechnic-2907Evelyn Chan Teaching Recorders and Loving It Red Deer Polytechnic-2302Joyce Holoboff Essential skills for teaching PE - Simple things that make a HUGE difference in your teaching - Red Deer Polytechnic-2505Paul Marlett Stress, Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll: Managing Stress & the Work-Life Balance Red Deer Polytechnic-1437Ariel Haubrich Healthy Grief Conversations that Heal Red Deer Polytechnic-2901AAlexis Marie Chute A Sacred Family Bond Red Deer Polytechnic-1800Mike Landry Unlucky When Hiring? Red Deer Polytechnic-2304Nelson Scott Laboratory Skill Performance Assessments in Chemistry Red Deer Polytechnic-1303Tyler Buchan Introduction to EcoSchools in Alberta for Secondary Teachers Red Deer Polytechnic-2305Dixie Taylor Seeing Queerly Red Deer Polytechnic-913BSarah Beech • Darren Vaast Speech & Language Learning Kits Red Deer Polytechnic-1503Connie Romaniuk Decolonization Skateboards: Exploring Colonialism, Creativity and Reconciliation with Skateboards Red Deer Polytechnic-2905Kristian Basaraba How to talk to kids about racism and discrimination Red Deer Polytechnic-2220Aynsley Graham Intro to Scratch and Scratch Jr Red Deer Polytechnic-932Nikolas Zetouni

11:40am MST

The Art of Writing: Exploring Word-and-Image Pairings in Contemporary Literature Red Deer Polytechnic-2901AAlexis Marie Chute Formative Assessment Techniques Red Deer Polytechnic-1303Tyler Buchan Sex, Drugs and Rock n’Roll: 5 laws your students should care about Red Deer Polytechnic-2208Jessica Steingard • Nathalie Tremblay Overcoming Anxiety Through ArtFULL Red Deer Polytechnic-2205Izabella Orzelski Students with Scars: Understanding Self Injury Red Deer Polytechnic-1437Ariel Haubrich Insight from 9 years teaching in the Blended Home Education Program - how my beliefs about learning changed and insights for traditional teaching. Red Deer Polytechnic-2505Paul Marlett The Science of Reading for French Immersion Teachers Red Deer Polytechnic-2909CCatherine Loor • Lauren Slywka Let’s Take It Outside! Outdoor Learning 101 Red Deer Polytechnic-2216Nicole Chang FIELD Kits - Life Cycles Red Deer Polytechnic-1435Kenzie Field Optimiser l’enseignement et l’apprentissage grâce aux plans de croissance professionnelle Red Deer Polytechnic-1222Presenter E Teachers These Days Red Deer Polytechnic-Art Centre Main StageChristina Fox The Best Daily Self-Care Practices for Increased Vitality, Overflowing Energy and Sky-High Immunity Red Deer Polytechnic-2503Christina Marlett Tapping Into Resilience — Introduction to EFT Tapping for Stress Management Red Deer Polytechnic-1328Carla Dawes Burnout - It’s real AND SILA Skills CAN help! Red Deer Polytechnic-1408Kelly Maxwell Indigenous Matriarchy—Balance Through Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Red Deer Polytechnic-2600Sheila Williams Wahkohtowin Red Deer Polytechnic-2303Phillip Campiou Redefining our Approach to Reading Instruction Red Deer Polytechnic-2301Bonnie Lebowitz Working with Words - Using Morphology to Support Spelling and Vocabulary Development Red Deer Polytechnic-2906Charlie Kraig Library Learning Commons as Essential Physical, Virtual, and Conceptual School Spaces Red Deer Polytechnic-2206Harold Semenuk How to engage the "Board" students - Board Games in the Classroom - Part 2 Red Deer Polytechnic-2907Evelyn Chan Music Listening Comes Alive Red Deer Polytechnic-2302Joyce Holoboff Understanding & Caring for Anxiety in Educators Red Deer Polytechnic-913AVanessa Colombina Becoming Albertan: Youth Socialization Red Deer Polytechnic-2304Tyson Mastel • Jared Wesley Fostering Scientific Literacy: Empower Student Decision Making in Today’s Society Red Deer Polytechnic-1800Helen Yip Art on the Cheap & Leaving a Smaller Footprint - Div II Red Deer Polytechnic-2601Carolyn Walker Harness Your Habits and Improve Your Health Red Deer Polytechnic-1205Magda Czegledi What's it all about? Living a life full of wellness Red Deer Polytechnic-2901BMegan Brain/Shana Fairbank Hope Without Action Is Wishful Thinking Red Deer Polytechnic-811Sean Grainger Science fiction and science non-fiction in science classes. Red Deer Polytechnic-2207Nate Siler

1:00pm MST

Teaching that Sticks: A Workshop on How the Human Brain Learns Best Red Deer Polytechnic-913BChris Mattatall Creating Success Criteria For New Curricular Learning Outcomes Red Deer Polytechnic-2301Cloke Shelly • AAC Facilitator (TBA) You Hold The Pen Red Deer Polytechnic-Art Centre Main StageCheryl Bernard FAILURE... My experience with helping students embrace failure to accelerate learning Red Deer Polytechnic-2505Paul Marlett President Schilling: Unplugged Red Deer Polytechnic-MP Theatre Room 1400Jason Schilling How to Get More Energy (without caffeine!) Red Deer Polytechnic-2503Christina Marlett Wellness - When a bubble bath just isn't enough Red Deer Polytechnic-1408Kelly Maxwell Heart-based meditation in a classroom setting Red Deer Polytechnic-1222Matt Boisvert Powerful Portraits for Self-Reflection, Innovative thinking, and Empathy Building Red Deer Polytechnic-2901AAlexis Marie Chute More Than Words: The Significance of Land Acknowledgements on the Journey of  Truth and Reconciliation Red Deer Polytechnic-2600Brian St.Germain Let’s Take It Outside! Literacy in Your Schoolyard Red Deer Polytechnic-2216Nicole Chang Cross-Curricular Five Senses DrawingLIMITED Red Deer Polytechnic-2205Izabella Orzelski Unpacking the New ELAL 4-6 Curriculum Red Deer Polytechnic-2906Cathy Coers • Charlie Kraig La techno, j’en mange... et j’emprunte! Red Deer Polytechnic-2907Presenter B A Bag of Learning Goodies! Red Deer Polytechnic-2303Chris Zarski Sense making in Junior High Mathematics Red Deer Polytechnic-819Sandi Berg On With the Show - Ideas for Assemblies, Concerts, and Special Days Red Deer Polytechnic-2302Joyce Holoboff The Hunger Games: That Kid’s Just Looking for Attention… Red Deer Polytechnic-1437Ariel Haubrich 97 Staff Recognition Tips in Just 60 Minutes Red Deer Polytechnic-2304Nelson Scott So what are we going to do? Collaborating to Establish a School Wide Continuum of Supports Red Deer Polytechnic-1303Lorna Hewson PVC Science: Stomp Rockets, Marshmallow Blasters and the Science of FlightLIMITED Red Deer Polytechnic-2905Kristian Basaraba FIELD Kits - Woodland Wonders Red Deer Polytechnic-1435Kenzie Field Community Science in the Classroom: How to turn your students into real scientists Red Deer Polytechnic-1800Helen Yip Quilting: Learn to Foundation Paper PieceFULL École Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School-1312Carly Gibson Parental Separation and Divorce Red Deer Polytechnic-2220Aynsley Graham Stage Combat: A Unit Plan for Drama Classes Red Deer Polytechnic-2208Kris Christianson Chaos to Calm - Tackling the Challenge of Classroom Management Red Deer Polytechnic-2206Carman Murray Cross-Country Skiing Fun! River Bend Golf & Recreation AreaJayme Locke #whatstrending: Digital Literacy & What Students Are Learning Online Red Deer Polytechnic-913ADeanne Vuzi • Gurpreet Kaur Bolina Implementing Virtual Reality in the classroom Red Deer Polytechnic-932Nikolas Zetouni Rejuvenating School Culture ‘Post’ Pandemic Red Deer Polytechnic-1328Margot McKinnon Using Games for ELA Red Deer Polytechnic-1503Michael Saretzky

2:20pm MST

Exciting Positive & Negative Space Drawing And CollageLIMITED Red Deer Polytechnic-2205Izabella Orzelski Utilizing improv as a classroom tool & Starting an improv program at your school Red Deer Polytechnic-2906Tara Koett • Riley Deschambault Let’s Take It Outside! Numeracy in Your Schoolyard Red Deer Polytechnic-2216Nicole Chang FIELD Kits - All About Plants Red Deer Polytechnic-1435Kenzie Field Santé mentale 101 Red Deer Polytechnic-2907Presenter A Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Made Easy Red Deer Polytechnic-2901BMegan Brain/Shana Fairbank Indigenous Mentoring in Schools and Youth Programs Red Deer Polytechnic-1205Tanya Tourangeau The Indian Act—Historical and Contemporary Realities Red Deer Polytechnic-2501Brian St.Germain If Not Now, When Will You Take Time for Your Wellness Red Deer Polytechnic-Art Centre Main StageJoyce Sunada How Assessments Can Help You Differentiate Your Instruction Red Deer Polytechnic-2301Janet Murphy How to Dance a Book Red Deer Polytechnic-2503Christina Marlett BLAST: A Targeted Literacy Intervention Red Deer Polytechnic-2304Nancy MacLellan Promoting oral language in the French Immersion Classroom Red Deer Polytechnic-2302Catherine Loor • Lauren Slywka MAKING Learning Meaningful: Hands on Activities to Spark Creativity, Ignite Conversations and Promote Problem Solving Red Deer Polytechnic-2600Chris Gonsalvez Money, Fractions, Number Lines and Whatever Else is in the Bag to support the New Grade 2 & 3 Math Program. Red Deer Polytechnic-2303Chris Zarski Numerical Fluency: Where the Magic Happens! Red Deer Polytechnic-2601Riwan Prasatya • Yani Pratiwi Sense-making in Grade 4-6 Mathematics Red Deer Polytechnic-819Sandi Berg Creating Self-Directed Learners in Band École Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School-Band RoomRyan Heseltine Seeing Sound - an introduction to Cymatics Red Deer Polytechnic-1222Matt Boisvert Ultimate Frisbee In a Day (or hour) Red Deer Polytechnic- Main GymPaul Marlett Living the Warrior's Code Red Deer Polytechnic-1408Scott McDermott An Apple a Day: How technology and the internet affect our health and wellness Red Deer Polytechnic-1437Ariel Haubrich Small Consistent Actions | Inspiring Hope Red Deer Polytechnic-MP Theatre Room 1400Sam Demma Layering Team Meeting Structures to Support ALL Students: How Instructional Leaders Establish the Conditions Red Deer Polytechnic-1303Lorna Hewson Low Cost Labs for Physics 20 and 30 Red Deer Polytechnic-2905Kristian Basaraba Teaching Strategies to Promote EDI (Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) in Your Science Classroom Red Deer Polytechnic-1800Helen Yip Creating Next Level Art Exhibitions Red Deer Polytechnic-2901AAlexis Marie Chute

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