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Changemaker School Blog:
Literature Review, Kristi Kraychy: Gifted Education and Student-Centred Learning
Literature Review, Kristi Kraychy: Family Engagement 
Schools of Choice in Alberta Workshop SLIDES LINK
Alberta Education Resources:

Alberta Education. (2018). Teaching Quality Standards. [PDF]. Retrieved from

Alberta Education. (2016, May 26). Competencies: Student Competencies. Retrieved June 20, 2020, from

Alberta Government. (2020). Collaborating to support students. Retrieved June 29, 2020, from

Alberta Education. (2020). Instructional supports and IPPs. Retrieved July 18, 2020, from


Giftedness & Gifted Education:
Support for the excessively curious, creative, smart and sensitive: 
Success in the classroom and in life: Focusing on strengths of the head and strengths of the heart Steven Pfeiffer:

Bright and Quirky Blogs for Gifted, ADHD, Autism and Neurodiversity

Books on Giftedness:

Neihart, M., Pfeiffer, S. I., & Cross, T. L. (2016). The social and emotional development of gifted children: What do we know? Waco: Prufrock.

Rankin, J. G. (2017). Engaging and Challenging Gifted Students: Tips for supporting extraordinary minds in your classroom (ACSD arias). ALEXANDRIA.

Homeschooling Resources:

Multi-Age Classroom Videos:

Anti-Racism/Anti-Bias & Celebrating Diversity Resources:





Adichie, C. (2019). TedGlobal 2019. [Video]. The danger of a single story. Retrieved from​​


Kleinrock, Elizabeth. (2020, June 30). Anti-Racist Work in Schools: Are You in it for the Long Haul? Retrieved July 05, 2020, from

Menzies, F., & Felicity Menzies is CEO and Principal Consultant at Include-Empower.Com. (2019, January 07). 'A-ha' Activities for Unconscious Bias Training. Retrieved July 14, 2020, from

National Geographic. (2020). Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada. Retrieved July 20, 2020, from


Stevens, D. (2018, June 13). Unconscious bias - 3 great exercises to use in your training. Retrieved July 14, 2020, from

School-Family-Community Collaboration Books and Resources:

Epstein, J. L. (2001). School, family, and community partnerships: Preparing educators and improving schools. Boulder, CO: West- view Press.

Louque, A., Lindsey, R. B., Quezada, R. L., & Jew, C. L. (2020). Equity partnerships: A culturally proficient guide to family, school, and community engagement. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

National Network of Partnership Schools Johns Hopkins University. (2017). Promising Partnership Practices 2017 [PDF]. Johns Hopkins University: National Network of Partnership Schools.

Promising Partnership Practices. (2018, October 10). Retrieved July 20, 2020, from

Community Partners: Making Student Learning Relevant VIDEO:

Student-Centred Learning, Reggio and Changemaking Books:

Reggio in the Classroom and Quick Resources for Mindfulness

Reggio in the Classroom, the emergent curriculum

Active Math

Differentiated Classroom Stations

Balagopal, S., Bryant, H., Bomba, L., Hodne, P., Liu, T., Lloyd, A., . . . Zakaras, M. (2016). Changemakers: Educating with purpose: By educators for educators. North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Cohen, M. (2018). Educated by design: Designing the space to experiment, explore, & extract your creative potential. San Diego, CA: Dave Burgess Consulting.

Couros, G. (2015). The innovators mindset empower learning, unleash talent, and lead a culture of creativity. San Diego, CA: Dave Burgess Consulting.

DeViney, J. (2010). Inspiring spaces for young children. Silver Spring, MD: Gryphon House.


Krechevsky, M. (2013). Visible learners: Promoting Reggio-inspired approaches in all schools. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Maslyk, J. (2020). Remaking literacy: Innovative instructional strategies for maker learning: Grades K-5. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.

Mintz, J., & Robinson, K. (2016). School's over: How to have freedom & democracy in education. Roslyn Heights, NY: Alternative Education Resource Organization.

Novakowski, J. (2015). Reggio-inspired mathematics: A professional inquiry project in the Richmond School District. Richmond, BC, Canada: Richmond School District.

Wurm, J. (2014). More working in the Reggio way. St. Paul, MN: R3.

Wurm, J. P. (2005). Working in the Reggio way: A beginner's guide for American teachers. St. Paul, MN: Redleaf Press.

Support for Teachers:


Classroom Management:

Exit Tickets/Closure Activities:

DeShaw, T. (2020, July 04). 24 Exit Ticket Ideas. Retrieved July 14, 2020, from

Finley, T. (2015, December 15). 22 Powerful Closure Activities. Retrieved July 14, 2020, from




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