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Friday, February 24 • 11:40am - 12:40pm
Teachers These Days

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Based on the bestselling book 'Teachers These Days' by Laurie McIntosh and Dr. Jody Carrington, Laurie will hold a discussion and reflection around what we have been taught as a "good"teacher. We will examine in depth the stories and strategies in the book and spend time discussing safe places to land in these trying times. Teachers can expect to leave with strategies especially surrounding lid flips, light ups and emotional regulation of ourselves and our learners. This session is all about the connection. What people will remember most about you, your legacy, will have so much more to do with a felt sense than it ever will with words or numbers. It will remind our teachers that their job is to shine the incredible light that brought them into this profession in the first place. It will remind them that whatever you got on any given day is (more than) enough (something all teachers need to hear right now!)

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Christina Fox

Teachers These Days With Dr. Jody / I Like Good Books and I Cannot Lie
Some of the best lessons are taught in the moments between literacy and numeracy. These golden moments based on kindness, connection, and community are the moments Laurie lives for. With compassion and thoughtfulness, Laurie has an incredible way of acknowledging the accomplishments... Read More →


Friday February 24, 2023 11:40am - 12:40pm MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-Art Centre Main Stage
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