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CATCA recognizes that convention is situated on Treaty 7, South of Red Deer River, the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina, and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the North of Red Deer River Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree, and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land.

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Friday, February 24 • 10:20am - 11:20am
Why Kindness

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We will be examining definitions of kindness and how “helpers high” (a term coined by Stuart Shanker) can bring us closer together in a classroom, in our communities and in our staff rooms. Led by Laurie of @mrsmacskinders on Instagram, we will be examining definitions of kindness and how “helpers high” can bring us closer together in a classroom, in our communities and in our staff rooms. Infused with strategies and activity ideas surrounding connection to be used in our schools, we will dive into why kindness matters now more than ever. Now, more than ever, kindness is key to connection and relationships with our learners, colleagues and ourselves. Learn strategies and practices to infuse kindness into every day.

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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 10:20am - 11:20am MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-MP Theatre Room 1400
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