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February 22, 2019 Events

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Friday, February 22, 2019
» Bard Education FREE Pro-D Workshop for Teachers
Feb 22, BMO Theatre Centre, 201  162 West 1st Ave, Vancouver BC V6J 0H6
Our Professional Development workshops are open to educators of all grades, subjects, and levels of experience from across BC. In these interactive workshops we focus on inviting play into the classroom, revealing games and activities that will support your students to connect meaningfully and creatively with Shakespeares language, stories and character. Contact bpratt@bardonthebeach.org
This placement of a non-BCTF event on this calendar should not be viewed as any kind of endorsement of the event. The BCTF does not accept any liability for errors or omissions in any of the information provided. Individuals planning to attend a conference should always contact the sponsoring organization to confirm the dates and other details of registration..

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy-Tools for Thinking Differently in Victoria
Feb 22, Victoria, BC
This workshop provides a strong foundational knowledge of the principles and strategies involved in using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

Some of the Topics Reviewed
" How to Structure the Counselling Process
" Skills for Restructuring Cognitive Distortions
" Strategies and Tools for Thinking Differently
" Strategies and Tools for Behaving Differently
" The Role of Homework in CBT

For more information, please visit our website: https://ca.ctrinstitute.com/workshops/cognitive-behavioural-therapy-victoria2-22/
Email: info@ctrinstitute.com
Ph : 204-452-9199 | Toll-Free: 877-353-3205
This placement of a non-BCTF event on this calendar should not be viewed as any kind of endorsement of the event. The BCTF does not accept any liability for errors or omissions in any of the information provided. Individuals planning to attend a conference should always contact the sponsoring organization to confirm the dates and other details of registration.

Crosscurrents 2019
Feb 21 to Feb 22, Richmond, BC
Teachers of Inclusive Education of BC are holding Crosscurrents 2019 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport hotel. Keynote speaker Dr. Ross Greene will speak on the Collaborative and Proactive Solutions model. Dr. Greene will describe the key themes of the CPS model, the dramatic shifts that are involved in transforming discipline in schools (and everywhere else), and some of the ingredients involved in doing so. We have several other speakers on inclusive education relevant for K-12 teachers, administrators, and others working with children and youth in schools. For more information vist our website at tiebc.com.

Engineering for Your Classroom
Feb 22, SFU Burnaby
Teachers are experts at connecting lessons to everyday life, and bringing their classrooms into the world. Engineering is about applying science to everyday life, connecting theories and practice.
Join us to test out three engineering activities that you can use in your grade 4 - 7 classrooms to help create the connection between science and society. Emphasis will be given to activities that relate to the ADST curriculum, including computational thinking and digital skills activities. Leave with ideas, inspiration, and free supply kits. This event is co-hosted by Science Alive (SFU) and Geering Up (UBC).
Find our more details and sign up here: https://www.geeringup.apsc.ubc.ca/teachers/teacher-pro-d-day-engineering-for-your-classroom/

Okanagan Zonal Professional Development Day Conference and Health and Wellness Symposium
Feb 22, Kelowna, BC
Hello Teachers,
This year it was decided that the Health and Wellness Symposium and the Zonal Conference would run together under the title of Zonal Professional Development Day Conference and Wellness Symposium. This joint conference has opened up more choice for Participants. There are 80 sessions and 3 keynote speakers.
Conference Website https://www.mycota.ca/conferences/february-pro-d.html
Participants may attend any session in the three options.
Option A: Indigenous Education
Option B: Health and Wellness
Option C: Curricular Focus
The Health and Wellness Symposium will be mainly located at Rutland Middle School and the Zonal Conference at Rutland Secondary School.
The day starts at 8:30 a.m. and runs until 2:45 p.m. Coffee and a light snack will be available in the morning and a lunch at 12:15 p.m. Bring your own coffee cup and water bottle to help reduce waste.
To register for sessions, please go to https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/zonal-professional-development-day-conference-and-health-and-wellness-symposium-tickets-51986958392
Click on Other Educators and Public Admission ($96.49 fee), select 1 and then click on Check out. Fill out the registration information (Please use your school district email address). Click on Complete Registration. The conference web site will open. Scroll down to the Schedule. Click on the sessions that you are interested in (mouse over to view the description of session). You will only be able to select one in each time slot. Once you click on one a check mark appears, you are registered in that session. You can uncheck it to be removed from there. After you selected your sessions, click on Saved to My Sched (located on the bottom left hand side of page). Your schedule will open. A copy of your schedule will be sent to you as well. You can print off your schedule by clicking on the print button.
You can access your schedule any time by logging in to sched. I will add the room numbers to sessions a week before the conference. This would be a good time to print off your schedule or email it to yourself to access on your phone. Bring your schedule with you.
We look forward to your participation in this event.
Featured Speakers:
Tanya Talaga
Dr. Lynn Miller
Charlene Bearhead
Dr. Marian Small
Vince Gowman
Myriam Le May
Mike Shaw
Dan Duncan
Dr. Sally Stewart
Carole Fullerton

School Garden Ecology Workshop
Feb 22, Vancouver, BC
This workshop is designed for teachers who are enthusiastic about cultivating a healthy and ecologically-friendly learning garden. Explore how to grow a school garden in concert with nature. Learn how to attract insects and birds to help pollinate crops and eat pesky pests. Discover why you should rotate a diversity of plants that are well suited to the west coast and the school year. Investigate how to inexpensively build healthy soil. See how a school food garden can be a living demonstration of animal and plant life cycles, sustainable practices, and the value of diversity and relationships. Instruction will include hands-on activities, group work, and exploration of the Garden. This workshop is appropriate for K-12 teachers.
Register here: https://www.amilia.com/store/en/vanduseneducation/shop/activities/1851045
This placement of a non-BCTF event on this calendar should not be viewed as any kind of endorsement of the event. The BCTF does not accept any liability for errors or omissions in any of the information provided. Individuals planning to attend a conference should always contact the sponsoring organization to confirm the dates and other details of registration.