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June 14, 2016

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Regarding systemwide PD

Stephani Elizabeth
And with all the system days, parents complain that “You teachers take off every other Friday.” If only we had a choice.

Odesa Nguyen
As a music specialist I find it more and more difficult to sit through generic PD. It’s a waste of my time. I miss the days when I was able to choose for myself!

On the Twittersphere

Jenny Regal @JennyRegalYYC: Congrats to Heide Doppmeier, our new DR for Calgary City! I look ­forward to working with you next year!

Fort McMurray teachers return home

Nancy Ball @Nancyba1: On behalf of Ft. McMurray teachers, thank you #grateful heart

Nancy Ball @Nancyba1: Emotional return today — so glad to be home — so heartbreaking to see the devastation.

From the Growing Up Digital colloquium (#etcata)

Danielle Nicolaescu @Dani_Nic_306
Amazing lecture “What is technology doing to our minds & bodies?”

Lyn Sonnenberg @lynsonnenberg: Blessed to be a part of Growing Up Digital in Alberta: Children, Youth & Society Research Colloquium today.

Danny Maas @dannymaas: Help students reduce anxiety related to continuous tech checking & use.

From the Walking Together indigenous symposium (#walkingtogether)

Jocelyn Lamothe @Joshy1199: Powerful blanket ­exercise and sharing circle facilitated by students opens dialogue around #trc.

Julie Gummesen @juliegummesen: Residential schools legacy: “Education got us into this and ­education will get us out.” ~ Murray Sinclair

Charlene Bearhead @Bearhead_C: “I am grateful to be on this land, I’m grateful for prayers of our Elders.” ~ Mark Yurick

Nancy Luyckfassel @NLuyckfassel: “The longest journey you’ll ever take in life is from your head to your heart.” @Bearhead_C

KAIROS Canada @kairoscanada: Congratulations @albertateachers 4 this huge step in Nesotehk.

GSchreiber @GSchreiber3: Celebrating our #walkingtogether with new understanding today at ATA event.

Valerie Norman @NormanLovetaks:  Honour the Treaty area you are in by displaying a visual representation in the school.

GSchreiber @GSchreiber3: Charlene Bearhead “how hard is it to ensure that everyone who walks in a school knows on whose territorial grounds it sits?”

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