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May 31, 2016

Tweets from the 2016 Annual Representative Assembly, #ara2016

david eggen @davideggenAB: It was my pleasure to address delegates this morning at #ara2016.

Arlene Hrynyk @arlenehrynyk: Special thanks to @albertateachers & @MarkATAPres for the invite to #ara2016. Alberta’s children are in superior hands!

david eggen @davideggenAB: Great to see @ATALocal48 at #ara2016. Thank you for your incredible dedication.

ATA Local 48 @ATALocal48: S Dahl speaking about the impacts of the fire on his family. We need mental health supports when we go back.

Greg Clark @GregClark4AB: Amazing speech by #ymm teacher Nancy Ball, who thanked everyone who helped kids impacted by #ymmfire.

Heather Dawn McCaig @Heavendawn: Sharon Armstrong, honorary lifetime membership in the Association. She is a very inspirational woman.

jason schilling @schill_dawg: Congratulations to @SOSAlberta, public education award winners, and thank you for your tireless advocacy for education.

Support Our Students @SOSAlberta: Thank you @albertateachers for recognizing all those who support strong and equitable education.

Markiana Hryschuk @MissMarkiana: Congrats, Lloyd Bloomfield, CTF Outstanding Aboriginal Educator Award honouree!

Phil McRae @philmcrae: Palliser opted out of SLAs: Not one teacher/parent has come forward in Palliser complaining about not having enough Gr 3 data.

Jonathan Hemphill @MrJHemphill: @davideggenAB The @albertateachers also want to find a solution to assessment. Let’s start by putting a hold on the ineffective SLAs.

Pasi Sahlberg @pasi_sahlberg (retweeting @PhilMcRae): BREAKING NEWS: Alberta teachers urge OECD PISA 2018 be abandoned.

Tweets from Growing Up Digital public lecture and colloquium, #etcata

Danny Maas @dannymaas: It’s never been more important to teach students digital literacy skills to manage tech in their lives.

Margaret Kobewka @MaggieKobewka: Knowing how our brain functions in a tech-rich world helps us manage distractions.

Karen Plant @MrsKPlant: Multi-tasking is a mindset and not an ability, the biggest distractions are communication-based bc we are human.

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