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Thursday, February 20
 

8:00am

8:30am

8:45am

10:15am

11:45am

From Grades to Growth: Assessment to Support our Most Vulnerable Students Macleod Hall E3AAC Facilitator Planning Shouldn't Be This Difficult - Project Credits for CTS Teachers Glen 209Carmen Wasylynuik • Trevor Wasylynuik Surface Dyslexia: The Uncommon Reading Disability Telus 105Kathryn Burke Teaching About Sexuality and Relationships to Students with Diverse Abilities Telus 104Heather Cobb • Sexual and Reproductive Health Alberta Health Services How Developing Artistic Habits of Mind Enhanced Student Writing: A Case Study in Grade 3 Glen 203Barbara Calabrese Tips & Tricks to Tackle Writer's Workshop Glen 208Sarah MacGregor Exploring Creativity Telus 107Michael Shain Teaching About Residential Schools Telus 101/102Kerry Aiken Conscience phonolo…quoi? Conscience phoné..quoi? Glen 205Julie Vaillancourt Les Fondements en carrières et technologies (FCT) - une expérience pédagogique revitalisante! CoLab(Former Telus 111)Mireille Cloutier • Caroline Bilodeau • Marie-Eve Boily Activating Prior Knowledge: The True Art of Integrating Think Alouds Macleod Hall E1 PLAY ON WORDS - Primary Literacy Games Glen 206Jane Felling Take Action for Reconciliation: Responding to the Calls to Action in Alberta’s Elementary Classrooms Telus 109Lowa Beebe Using Best Practices to Teach Writing in the Elementary Classroom: Launch Pads and Safety Nets Macleod Hall E4Ashley McPherson (PRE-REG) A1: Not Monopoly... Engaging Students Using Unorthodox Board Games Ideation 4Duane Sovyn • Justin Acierto Shifting the Focus For Professional Development in Health and Physical Education Glen 204David Chorney • Darren Dornstauder Teaching Human Sexuality in Your School Telus 108Sexual and Reproductive Health Alberta Health Services • Christine Sturgeon (PRE-REG) Calgary Zoo: Adaptations and Biodiversity through the Canadian Wilds Off-Site - Location in DescriptionJen Duffy • Tijana Selak If it bleeds it’s biology; If it stinks it’s chemistry; and if it doesn’t work it’s physics! Telus 106Barry Edgar Continuing ASEBP Benefits into Retirement Telus 103Nathan Forsyth Human Library Glen 201/20210 speakers for human library (PRE-REG) First Steps to Psychologically Safer Schools: Elevate your Conversational Intelligence Macleod Hall E2Robynn Stirrett (PRE-REG) Teaching the Holocaust in the Middle Years and Beyond Telus 110Lindsay Anderson Poster Session - Pre-service teachers from the Werklund School of Education Ideation 2/3Pre-service teachers from the Werklund School of Education

1:00pm

1:15pm

What Great Leaders Do Differently Macleod Hall ATodd Whitaker Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff! Assessing for Big Ideas in a Concept-Based Classroom Macleod Hall E3AAC Facilitator Unsticking the Stuck: Career Counselling With Meaning Imperial 3Vincent Mireau How to work with students with Oppositional Defiance Disorder Imperial 2Connie Jakab Learning Disabilities: Critical Concepts Telus 105Kathryn Burke Les troubles d’apprentissage : les concepts clés Macleod Hall E4Ashley McPherson Explore, Create and Play! (Free, engaging, hands-on tools for your classroom) Ideation 1Chris Gonsalvez Teaching Beyond the Facts: Empowering Students through PBL & Conceptual-Based Learning CoLab(Former Telus 111)Michelle Bechthold Thinking Strategies - English/Social Studies 5-12 Glen 209Jody Moore • Lauren Condrashoff Contemporary Issues in Music Education (Open Forum) Exhibition Hall ELael Johnston Les stratégies de littératie multidisciplinaires; un outil efficace d’enseignement Glen 205Julie Vaillancourt Mettez votre école en valeur grâce aux médias numériques Imperial 5Eric Caron Connecting Against All Odds Glen 208Rita Kruger Trauma Informed Practice- Safe, Supportive and Self Regulated Classrooms Macleod Hall DMichelle Dow Your Pension Matters Telus 108Dana Adams Buddy Teachers + Buddy Classrooms = Math Success Glen 206Jane Felling Using the Math Minds RaPID Model to Meet Diverse Needs in the Math Classroom Telus 103Martina Metz How to learn to like "that" kid (Part 1) Imperial 8Katharine Chapman • Adriana Sorbo • Jenny Porter (PRE-REG) A2: Roll for Initiative... Cooperative Games for Students Ideation 4Duane Sovyn • Justin Acierto Looking Ahead – By Retired Teachers, for Retired Teachers Imperial 7Amanda Shaw Building Relationships with Parents for Positive Sport Environments Imperial 9Leigh Bretzlaff Scare Tactics Don’t Work! Teaching about Safer Sex Telus 104Sexual and Reproductive Health Services Alberta Health Services • Carlie McPhee (PRE-REG) Prayer Blankets- Surrounding those in Need in Prayer Imperial 4Stacey MacNeil Let The Sparks Fly! Telus 106Barry Edgar Speaking Proposal 1 - Nationalism in the Contemporary World - The Balancing Act in Iraq Imperial 1Kenton Zandee • Gavin John Human Library Glen 201/202Nadine Russell (PRE-REG) ROBOT FIGHTING! - Competitive Engineering for Middle/High School Imperial 6Curtis Arends Through Autism Glasses Macleod Hall CKitty Parlby (PRE-REG) Staff Sense: Make and Take Glen 203Tashina Mackenzie Writers Workshop using Indigenous Perspectives Macleod Hall BDonna Ross • Lorrie Morales (PRE-REG) Literacy & Numeracy through Land-Based Learning Off-Site - Location in DescriptionAndrea Barnes • Claire Petursson Games to Connect Literacy and Math Macleod Hall E1Wanda Dechant • Kim Tackaberry Strength Based Approaches for Mental Health in the Elementary Classroom Glen 204Krystal Abrahamowicz (PRE-REG) Calgary Zoo: Nature Play Risks and Rewards CANCELLED Off-Site - Location in DescriptionJen Duffy • Cassia Warner (PRE-REG) Bring Food Sustainability to Life Off-Site - Location in DescriptionAustin Lang (PRE-REG) Young Computational Thinkers: Unplugged Coding in K-6 Telus 109Candace Beaton

2:45pm

Have You Shifted Your Monkey Today? Macleod Hall ATodd Whitaker Revive a School, Save a Community Macleod Hall E2Kevin Van Lagen The Things We Say --Leading Teacher Learning Ideation 1Chris Gonsalvez Authentic Performance Tasks in Kindergarten Telus 105Jaclyn Szott Is This for Marks? Changing the Assessment Culture in a High School Classroom Macleod Hall E3AAC Facilitator Helping Stressed-Out Overachievers Imperial 3Vincent Mireau How to work with students with ADHD Imperial 2Connie Jakab Classroom Design; Not Just a Seating Arrangement Telus 110Lindsay Anderson Growing Up Professional Ideation 4Monique Gravel S.O.S. (Survival, Organization, and Success) – Strategies for Beginning Teachers Glen 208Greg Overguard The World Needs More Thinkers: Using Thinking Routines to Develop Understanding and Deepen Student Learning in Grade 3 Telus 107Cathy King • Barbara Calabrese • Krista Mace Les 15 enseignements du tipi et les enseignements sacrés Imperial 5Eric Caron • Ekti Margaret Cardinal • David McConnell Des pistes de décollage et des filets de sauvetage: mettre en oeuvre les meilleures pratiques pour enseigner l’écriture Macleod Hall E4Ashley McPherson La lecture guidée à chaque journée! Glen 205Sarah Caldwell • Emily Mattison Our Journey navigating school-wide initiative of Positive Behaviour Intervention Supports (PBIS) Imperial 7Stephanie Driver • Kim Larson Increasing Student Resilience Macleod Hall DMichelle Dow You've Got to Connect! Building Relationships to Motivate, Engage and Encourage Students Telus 101/102Shanley Nguyen Reading Fair: Sparking Passion for Books Telus 103Dana Johnston • Vicki Black Oh the Math that They`ll Know - Kindergarten Math Games Glen 206Jane Felling Teacher Exchange - Australia CoLab(Former Telus 111)Jim Cove Fresh Ideas for Awards and Recognition in Your School and Athletics Program Imperial 9Dave Wooldridge Nature and your brain: Why children need risky outdoor play Glen 209David Chorney People, Parts and Processes: LGBTQ2S+ Inclusive Sexuality Education Telus 104Sexual and Reproductive Health Alberta Health Services • Christine Sturgeon (PRE-REG) Calgary Zoo: My Future is Wild Off-Site - Location in DescriptionJen Duffy Discovering the Invisible – Infrared and Ultraviolet Telus 106Barry Edgar Topics in Modern Physics Imperial 8Michelle Connor • Tara Cunningham Rejections of Liberalism - Helping to Understand Extremist Sentiments Imperial 1Kenton Zandee • Gavin John Human Library Glen 201/202Nadine Russell
 
Friday, February 21
 

8:00am

8:30am

Instructional Leadership to Optimize Student Learning and Staff Development Telus 110Glenn Gibson Supervision and Evaluation - What Teachers Need to Know about the New Standards and Evaluation Policy Imperial 4Genevieve Blais Taking Assessment From Average to Awesome Macleod Hall E1Kiersten Villadsen Equity and Inclusion in Schools: Reflections for Educators Telus 105Nannette Gropp • Charity Alcocer Harbouring Hope | honing the gift of hanging on Imperial 7Peter Hill Spice Up Your Second-Language - Tried & True Tricks From Sign Language, Spanish & French Classrooms Telus 103Sheldon Betts • Lauren Price What Families are Saying About your Home Reading Supports CoLab(Former Telus 111)Haley Besenski Full Circle—Understanding Social Implications of Indigenous Realities Macleod Hall AJacqueline Young Accès à la lecture: l’enseignement efficace de la lecture au primaire Ideation 2/3Ashley McPherson Let's Talk About Identity, Power & Privilege Imperial 5Uroog Quraishi Make Me a Maker- Fostering a Maker Mentality in Your School Imperial 1Joanne Papadopoulos President Schilling Unplugged Exhibition Hall EJason Schilling Building Math Fluency: An Introduction to Singapore Math Glen 204Chris Coyne Counting Collections: Developing Understanding of Numbers Glen 203Jennifer Plosz • Lana Pavlova Démystifions l’estimation, 2e à 6e Macleod Hall E4Renée Michaud Dice + Patterns +Art = Student Engagement and Creativity Glen 206Jane Felling Strength-Based Approaches for Elementary Math Students Telus 109Wanda Dechant • Krystal Abrahamowicz Build a Moral Conscience in Your Students Ideation 4Julianne Harvey Heart-based Meditation in a Classroom Setting Telus 108Matt Boisvert How to teach "that" kid (Part 2) Imperial 8Katharine Chapman • Adriana Sorbo • Jenny Porter Permaculture- designs & solutions from classroom to kitchen table Glen 201Lee Wynder The Parent Connection: Bridging the Gap Between Home and School Glen 208Jacquie Ganton The Amazing Race – Nutrition Edition! Glen 209Carley O'Kane Elves, Orcs, Hobbits and the Meaning of Life According to J.R.R. Tolkien: A Theological Investigation of Middle Earth Telus 106Gerard McLarney Astronomy through an Indigenous Lens Macleod Hall E2Jennifer Howse Make a splash in your class! Meaningful Water Education and Action Projects Telus 101/102Kate Tucker Effectively ‘teaching’ writing for Social Studies Telus 104Mark Driedger Social Studies and Data Analysis Imperial 2Tatiana Meleshko • Casey Knoll Active Bodies, Thriving Brains: how movement fuels mental health Glen 202Theresa McIsaac • Christine Vokins The Highs and Lows of Taking a Leave of Absence Imperial 3Shannon Storey • Erin Siddall Design Thinking for Innovation - A Locally Developed Course Imperial 6Keith Christensen Inspired Learning! Teaching for Conceptual Understanding through Sustained Inquiry Macleod Hall DGarfield Gini-Newman (PRE-REG) Calgary Zoo: Nature Journaling through Destination Africa Off-Site - Location in DescriptionJen Duffy • Amy Hein (PRE-REG) Canadian Landscape à la Ted Harrison Telus 107Bogdan Konikowski (PRE-REG) Science Communication: Stories in the Classroom Macleod Hall BGreg Stein • Toby Plant • Kristen Cousineau (PRE-REG) Bullet Journaling- The Basics and Beyond Glen 205Rita Kruger • Kari Carriere Supporting Grieving Children & Teens in our Classrooms: Creating Compassionate Communities Macleod Hall E3Nadine Gariepy-Fisk (PRE-REG) iFLY STEM High School Program - Taking learning to a new height! Off-Site - Location in DescriptionChris Quick What you always wanted to know about bringing your band to a Band Festival Off-Site - Location in DescriptionRick Vander woude • Kathy MacRae • Alberta International Band Festival (PRE-REG) Equine Facilitated Learning & Wellness - An introduction to the possibilities this type of programming has to offer! Off-Site - Location in DescriptionAngie Payne • Amy Monea (PRE-REG) Health and Physical Education Institute in Canmore Off-Site - Location in DescriptionEver Active Schools • Health and Physical Education Council (PRE-REG) Adobe After Effects in the Classroom Off-Site - Location in DescriptionBrian Batista

10:00am

The Principal's Role in Teacher Induction Telus 110Glenn Gibson Outcomes Based Gradebooks Telus 104Mark Driedger (PRE-REG) Chop Chop, Knife Skills Anyone? Upper Select Board RoomDuane Sovyn 3D Design and 3D Printing in the Elementary and Jr High Option Classroom Imperial 9Jesse Keller We are all teachers of ELL: Supporting English Language Learners in Content Areas Glen 209Samantha Tomlinson • Lisa Smith, Samantha Tomlinson and Paulina Nowak Discipline Based Task Design 101 Macleod Hall E1Kiersten Villadsen Attracting New and Diverse Students with Popular Music Education Imperial 3Sheldon Arvay Bringing Indigenous Perspectives to K- 8 Readers through Balanced Literacy Glen 206Erin Reid Indigenous Alberta—The Footsteps of Our Ancestors Macleod Hall AJacqueline Young Making Learning Visible: Photographing and Co-Creating Learning Stories Macleod Hall E2Kristy Wolfe Teacher and Administrator Exchanges- 2 Week and 1 Year Exchanges Ideation 1Carolyn Freed The Power of Play - Engaging Learners of All Ages Imperial 1Anna Ponce E-Liability 2.0: Mitigating Risk in the Digital Age Imperial 4Genevieve Blais The Future is Female: Preparing Girls AND Boys for the Next Decade Ideation 4Julianne Harvey It’s Lit - Hip-Hop Literary Device Workshops Macleod Hall CDaniel Bennett (PRE-REG) Calgary Zoo: Numeracy in Pandas Off-Site - Location in DescriptionJen Duffy • Lanielle Laframboise Appuyer les élèves en difficultés en mathématiques Ideation 2/3Ashley McPherson Data Science in Elementary School Imperial 2Tatiana Meleshko • Casey Knoll Focus on Subtraction: from Intuition to Mastery Glen 203Jennifer Plosz • Lana Pavlova La corde à linge à la rescousse des maths, 4e à 8e Macleod Hall E4Renée Michaud Math 15: A Course that Helps Students Transition from Math 9 to Math 10C Imperial 5Scott Seland • Dale Block Setting Your Kindergarten Students Up for Math Success Glen 204Chris Zarski Live your reality and help others live theirs Glen 201Lee Wynder Using Easy-Reader Novels to Teach Second Languages Telus 108Kristin Duncan Nutrition Myth-Busting Telus 105Ceileann Regan Prevention of Tobacco and Vaping Use: An Evidence-Based Approach Glen 208Sarah Hatton Imagining the Dragon: Unlocking Archetypal Themes in Popular Music and the Bible Telus 106Gerard McLarney Bringing Social 8 to Life PART 2 Telus 103Joanna Zakus Hey, That's Not Fair! Students Take Action for Democracy Telus 101/102Barbara L Maheu Individualized report cards and parent emails in minutes! Imperial 8Trevor Armstrong Canada’s New Food Guide: Taking it to the Classroom Glen 202Da Bin Choi Creating Calm in the Centre of Chaos | learning to breathe deeply while gasping for air Imperial 7Peter Hill The Foundations of Literacy: What do I need to consider when building my literacy program with a focus on reading? CoLab(Former Telus 111)Miriam Ramzy • Michelle Bence (PRE-REG) Digitally Literate Changemakers: Supporting Student-Driven Solutions to Real-World Problems Telus 109Jennifer Ferguson (PRE-REG) Curling 101 Off-Site - Location in DescriptionTenielle Bachek

11:30am

Your Time is Precious - The Importance of Formative Assessment Glen 208James Francis Magical Manor - Breakout Telus 105Merry Franz Beginner Guitar Pedagogy...How to Start Young Players Correctly Imperial 3Sheldon Arvay Finding Our Way in Indigenous Education: Connecting Hearts and Minds Macleod Hall BLeslee Mills Incorporating Indigenous Content into your Everyday Classroom Imperial 4Veronica Doyle Indigenous Content in the New Teaching Quality Standards—Moving from Inspiring to Requiring Macleod Hall AShane Spriggs Making an Innovator - How to Encourage Innovative Risk-taking Imperial 6Keith Christensen Thinking About Learning - Metacognition and Mindfulness Imperial 1Uroog Quraishi (PRE-REG) Calgary Zoo: The One and Only Ivan; how stories stimulate inquiry Off-Site - Location in DescriptionJen Duffy How to Avoid Death by Shakespeare Glen 209Sara Douglas Solid Roots, Strong Readers: Reading Remediation in the Early Elementary Classroom Ideation 2/3Ashley McPherson PRISM - Professionals respecting Individual Sexual and Gender Minorities Imperial 5Joanne Papadopoulos Parler comme un mathématicien, 5e à 9e Macleod Hall E4Renée Michaud Teaching Math and Science with Data Science and Computational Thinking Imperial 2Tatiana Meleshko • Casey Knoll Technology in the Math Classroom | a look at Casio graphing calculators Imperial 7Peter Hill Developing Emotional Resilience Ideation 4Julianne Harvey Technology in the Second Language Classroom Telus 108Kristin Duncan From Susa to the Seam: An Exploration of the Experience of Exile in the lives of Esther and Katniss Telus 106Gerard McLarney (PRE-REG) Calgary Zoo: Animal Health and Happiness Off-Site - Location in DescriptionJen Duffy • Gillian Cardwell The “Mess” is the test! How hands-on science lets students show their learning Glen 204Brian Briggs Bringing Canadian History to Life! Telus 103Joanna Zakus Forever in Blue Jeans: Teaching Ideas for Industrialization, Globalization and Collectivism Telus 101/102Barbara L Maheu Competitive Gaming and School Culture Macleod Hall E2Adam Ayer • Garrison Bergen Participation for All in the Classroom and on the Playground (Part 1) Glen 202Ever Active Schools • Be Fit for Life Network Understanding and supporting students with Test Anxiety Telus 104Mark Driedger Guide to success: Sustaining inquiry through focused feedback Macleod Hall DGarfield Gini-Newman Imaginez... un modèle d’approche collaborative pour la réussite de tous les élèves! CANCELLED Ideation 1Nancy Roy (PRE-REG) POP ART: PRINTMAKING FOR THE YOUNG ARTISTS Telus 107Bogdan Konikowski Bouge et lis Imperial 9Emilie Lussier Mental Math for Multiplication and Division = Fractions and Decimals! Imperial 8Rosalind Carson (PRE-REG) Calgary Zoo: Discover BirdSleuth and Other Citizen Science Opportunities from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Off-Site - Location in DescriptionJen Duffy • Sarah Smith Design Challenges for High School Physics Telus 110Kristina Wasyleczko • Brett Eustergerling (PRE-REG) What's in a Name? Fostering a Sense of Belonging Through The Wonder of Names Glen 201Katie Jardine La gestion de classe et la motivation scolaire avec l’outil Classcraft Glen 203Josée Desmeules (PRE-REG) Bullet Journaling- Kicking Things Up a Notch Glen 205Rita Kruger • Kari Carriere Aider nos élèves en deuil : Créer des communautés bienveillantes dans nos classes Macleod Hall E3Nadine Gariepy-Fisk Connect to your Calm Glen 206Cher Brasok Drug Education: An Ongoing Elephant in the Room Macleod Hall E1Thanh Huynh-Stachura • Tonya Callaghan • Mark Stachura

1:00pm

Leading Through Story Imperial 2Nancy Luyckfassel Popular Music and Guitar Education Imperial 3Sheldon Arvay Indigenous Education Resources—Where Do I Start? Macleod Hall AShane Spriggs The "Sixties Scoop": Understanding Implications and Contributing Towards Reconciliation Macleod Hall BErin Reid If You Can't Fail, You Can't Succeed: How to Practice Risk Ideation 4Julianne Harvey Building relationships through writing Telus 108Karen Fox How to Write Like an Artist: Using Mentor Texts to Improve Student Writing Glen 209Sara Douglas Taking the ‘f-word’ out of explicit phonics instruction CoLab(Former Telus 111)Miriam Ramzy • Michelle Bence Brain Based Math: Supporting Students with Math Disabilities Ideation 2/3Ashley McPherson Counting on SUM Fun: Physical Activity and Numeracy Imperial 4Jolene Kuipers Sites internet gratuits en math, Partie 2, M à 6e Macleod Hall E4Renée Michaud Recognizing and Addressing Anxiety in Schools Imperial 5Anna Ponce Authentic Worship | understanding & teaching the connection between worship & purity Imperial 7Peter Hill (PRE-REG) Calgary Zoo: Water, Waste & the Penguin World Off-Site - Location in DescriptionJen Duffy • Lauryn Record Integrating Play and Science in Your Primary Classroom Glen 204Brian Briggs How to make learning Economics both interesting and engaging! Telus 103Joanna Zakus “Help My Drive is Out of Control!” Telus 105Merry Franz Participation for All in the Classroom and on the Playground (Part 2) Glen 202Ever Active Schools • Be Fit for Life Network