Last week I enjoyed two days of professional learning at NCTCA 2021. I gained so much new learning and many new connection from those days, and I am so grateful to the organizers of this virtual event and all of the presenters you will read about below!
Day 1: Thurday, February 4th
Connecting the Dots: Current Events to Future Opportunities with Anna Maria Tremonti
Rising StrongTM After Setbacks with Kimberly Knull
Minimalism in the Classroom with Julianne Harvey
Engaging in Numeracy and Connections in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Traditional Games with Melissa Purcell
During her session, Melissa Purcell shared the following resources:
- Walking Together
- Be Fit For Life’s page “Move & Play Through Traditional Games”
- Elementary Inuit Games
- Secondary Inuit Games
- Dene Games
- Gabriel Dumont Institute
- International Traditional Games Society
Day 2: Friday, February 5th
Play is the Key to University with Judy L Arnall
Here is a link to the Brain Story certification course mentioned above.
Amplifying Black Voices – A Conversation with the Black Teachers’ Association
Members of the Black Teachers’ Association shared some important insights and things to reflect on. I encourage you to click on their handles after their quotes below to connect and continue learning from them:
Immersion française au Canada: Soutien aux familles non francophones avec Marylou Gammans
I shared this sketchnote with my school colleagues, and added the following resources to my Google Classroom:
Ordinary Canadians – Extraordinary Leadership with Peter Mansbridge
Were you at NCTCA 2021, or another regional Teachers’ Convention? What did you learn about?