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Office Hours is an opportunity for teachers to connect online with an experienced teacher leader about a particular topic. It is an opportunity to ask questions about practice and pedagogy, get advice, share teaching tips and network with other teachers. Office hours provides a safe space for teachers to ask questions about topics that matter most to them.

Current Sessions

Managing Your Classroom as an Occasional Teacher

Monday September 16, 4-5:30pm  

Occasional teaching can be a challenge. Watch the pre-recorded session and join us for a live online discussion to ask your questions, and share best practices and learn with your colleagues  from across the province.  

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Classroom Management in the 21st-Century (Elementary)

Tuesday September 17, 4:30 – 6pm

Classroom management is the key to success in teaching and learning in today’s classroom. Watch the pre-recorded session and join us for a live session to share ideas and best practices that will assist with transitions, promote positive behaviour and keep your classroom running smoothly.

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To be rescheduled.


Classroom Management Strategies for Success in Secondary

Wednesday September 18, 4:30 – 6pm

Do you have questions about building and maintaining a positive learning environment for your students? Good classroom management is the key. Watch the pre-recorded presentation and join us for a live session where you can discuss and share with colleagues from across the province, practical advice and strategies that are good for all secondary classrooms.

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To be rescheduled.


Get Ready to Ace the Interview

Monday September 23, 4:30 – 6pm

If you've got questions, we have answers. Watch the pre-recorded presentation and join us for a live session where you can ask everything you ever wondered about the Interview but didn’t know who to ask. Bring your questions and get the answers you need to Ace your next interview.

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Teaching English Language Learners (ELL)

Tuesday September 24, 4:30 – 6pm

Are you new to the ELL support role or an experienced teacher supporting ELL students? You likely have questions about how best to provide support. Watch the pre-recorded presentation and join us for a live Q & A session where you can ask questions or share information about tech tools, differentiated strategies, new resources and more.  

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Assessment & Evaluation for the Secondary Classroom

Monday September 30, 4:30 – 6pm

Get your year off to the right start by building best practices for Assessment and Evaluation, in all course areas. Watch the pre-recorded session and bring your questions and ideas to this online discussion where you will be able to connect with colleagues from across the province.

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Assessment & Evaluation Elementary 

Monday September 30, 7 – 8:30pm

Get your year off to the right start by building best practices for Assessment and Evaluation. Watch the pre-recroded session and bring your questions and ideas to this online discussion where you will be able to connect with colleagues from across the province.

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Assessment & Evaluation in Kindergarten

Monday October 7, 7-8:30pm
 
New to Kindergarten? Questions about documenting student learning? Looking for efficient and effective tips? Watch the pre-recorded session and join us for a live discussion, listen and share ideas from other teachers from across the province.

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Special Education K-8

Tuesday October 8, 7 – 8:30pm

There is a lot to know and understand when teaching students with special needs. If you are looking for answers to questions about Special Education policy, supports for students or enhancing your understanding of accommodations and modifications, be sure to view the pre-recorded presentation and join us for an informative conversation geared to supporting both you and your students.  

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Junior Mathematics

Tuesday October 22, 4:30 – 6 pm

Mathematics continues to evolve for all of our teachers and students. Watch the pre-recorded session and join us for a live online discussion to ask your questions, share best practices and learn with your colleagues from across the province.

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Primary Mathematics

Wednesday October 23, 4:30 – 6 pm

Mathematics continues to evolve for all of our teachers and students. Watch the pre-recorded session and join us for a live online discussion to ask your questions, share best practices and learn with your colleagues from across the province.

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