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Thursday, February 20




From Grades to Growth: Assessment to Support our Most Vulnerable Students Macleod Hall E3AAC Facilitator 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 Continuing ASEBP Benefits into Retirement Telus 103Nathan Forsyth Human Library Glen 201/20210 speakers for human library Poster Session - Pre-service teachers from the Werklund School of Education Ideation 2/3Pre-service teachers from the Werklund School of Education



Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff! Assessing for Big Ideas in a Concept-Based Classroom Macleod Hall E3AAC Facilitator 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 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 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 Your Pension Matters Telus 108Dana Adams Buddy Teachers + Buddy Classrooms = Math Success Glen 206Jane Felling 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 (PRE-REG) Prayer Blankets- Surrounding those in Need in Prayer Imperial 4Stacey MacNeil 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 Games to Connect Literacy and Math Macleod Hall E1Wanda Dechant • Kim Tackaberry (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


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 How to work with students with ADHD Imperial 2Connie Jakab Classroom Design; Not Just a Seating Arrangement Telus 110Lindsay Anderson 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 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 (PRE-REG) Calgary Zoo: My Future is Wild Off-Site - Location in DescriptionJen Duffy Human Library Glen 201/202Nadine Russell
Friday, February 21


Instructional Leadership to Optimize Student Learning and Staff Development Telus 110Glenn Gibson Equity and Inclusion in Schools: Reflections for Educators Telus 105Nannette Gropp • Charity Alcocer 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 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 Make a splash in your class! Meaningful Water Education and Action Projects Telus 101/102Kate Tucker 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 (PRE-REG) iFLY STEM High School Program - Taking learning to a new height! Off-Site - Location in DescriptionChris Quick (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


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 Bringing Indigenous Perspectives to K- 8 Readers through Balanced Literacy Glen 206Erin Reid Indigenous Alberta—The Footsteps of Our Ancestors Macleod Hall AJacqueline Young The Power of Play - Engaging Learners of All Ages Imperial 1Anna Ponce It’s Lit - Hip-Hop Literary Device Workshops Macleod Hall CDaniel Bennett Appuyer les élèves en difficultés en mathématiques Ideation 2/3Ashley McPherson 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 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 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 (PRE-REG) Curling 101 Off-Site - Location in DescriptionTenielle Bachek


Your Time is Precious - The Importance of Formative Assessment Glen 208James Francis Magical Manor - Breakout Telus 105Merry Franz 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 PRISM - Professionals respecting Individual Sexual and Gender Minorities Imperial 5Joanne Papadopoulos Parler comme un mathématicien, 5e à 9e Macleod Hall E4Renée Michaud 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 Competitive Gaming and School Culture Macleod Hall E2Adam Ayer • Garrison Bergen Understanding and supporting students with Test Anxiety Telus 104Mark Driedger 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 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 Connect to your Calm Glen 206Cher Brasok Drug Education: An Ongoing Elephant in the Room Macleod Hall E1Thanh Huynh-Stachura • Tonya Callaghan • Mark Stachura