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Changemaker School Blog: www.CalgaryChangemakerSchool.com/blog
Literature Review, Kristi Kraychy: Gifted Education and Student-Centred Learning
Literature Review, Kristi Kraychy: Family Engagement 
Alberta Education Resources:

Alberta Education. (2018). Teaching Quality Standards. [PDF]. Retrieved from https://education.alberta.ca/media/3739620/standardsdoc-tqs-_fa-web-2018-01-17.pdf

Alberta Education. (2016, May 26). Competencies: Student Competencies. Retrieved June 20, 2020, from https://education.alberta.ca/competencies/student-competencies/

Alberta Government. (2020). Collaborating to support students. Retrieved June 29, 2020, from https://www.alberta.ca/collaborating-to-support-students.aspx

Alberta Education. (2020). Instructional supports and IPPs. Retrieved July 18, 2020, from https://www.alberta.ca/instructional-supports.aspx

CURRICULUM AT A GLANCE:

https://curriculum.learnalberta.ca/home/en

Giftedness & Gifted Education:
Support for the excessively curious, creative, smart and sensitive: www.rainforestmind.com 
Success in the classroom and in life: Focusing on strengths of the head and strengths of the heart Steven Pfeiffer: steven-pfeiffer-psychology.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/pfeiffer-2017-strengths-of-the-heart-lead-article-gei-vol-33-95-101.pdf

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

https://brightandquirky.com/blog/

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 

http://albertahomeschooling.ca/resources.html

 
Multi-Age Classroom Videos:

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

BIAS VIDEO: https://dramatictrainingsolutions.com/unconscious-bias-3-great-exercises-to-use-in-your-training/

 

SYSTEMIC RACISM IN CANADA VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GmX5stT9rU

 

Adichie, C. (2019). TedGlobal 2019. [Video]. The danger of a single story. Retrieved from https://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_ngozi_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story​​

 

Kleinrock, Elizabeth. (2020, June 30). Anti-Racist Work in Schools: Are You in it for the Long Haul? Retrieved July 05, 2020, from https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/antiracist-work-in-schools-are-you-in-it-for-the-long-haul

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 https://cultureplusconsulting.com/2018/08/16/a-ha-activities-for-unconscious-bias-training/

National Geographic. (2020). Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada. Retrieved July 20, 2020, from https://indigenouspeoplesatlasofcanada.ca/

 

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

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.

https://www.fmucenterofexcellence.org/magic/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/PPP2017.pdf

Promising Partnership Practices. (2018, October 10). Retrieved July 20, 2020, from https://www.fmucenterofexcellence.org/nnps/practices/

Community Partners: Making Student Learning Relevant VIDEO:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30oAIh5y3gE&feature=youtu.be

Student-Centred Learning, Reggio and Changemaking Books:

Reggio in the Classroom and Quick Resources for Mindfulness

https://www.teachstarter.com/au/blog/reggio-emilia-approach-classroom/

Reggio in the Classroom, the emergent curriculum

https://www.naeyc.org/resources/pubs/yc/nov2015/emergent-curriculum

Active Math

https://www.weareteachers.com/active-math-games/

Differentiated Classroom Stations

https://www.edcan.ca/articles/differentiated-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:

BLOOMS TAXONOMY

https://tips.uark.edu/using-blooms-taxonomy/

Classroom Management:

https://www.edutopia.org/article/7-classroom-management-mistakes-and-research-how-fix-them

Exit Tickets/Closure Activities:

DeShaw, T. (2020, July 04). 24 Exit Ticket Ideas. Retrieved July 14, 2020, from https://theowlteacher.com/24-exit-ticket-ideas/

Finley, T. (2015, December 15). 22 Powerful Closure Activities. Retrieved July 14, 2020, from https://www.edutopia.org/blog/22-powerful-closure-activities-todd-finley

 

IPP/PEP SUPPORT:

https://www.teachspeced.ca/teaching-strategies-students-special-needs

 

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