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NCTCA 2021 Pre-recorded Video Library  Password will be provided here on February 4th.
Each Pre-recorded session can be found within our schedule or can be watched on demand in our Video Library and will be available for the entire month of February.

2021 Partners in Education Virtual Luncheon - Shelley Moore
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Thursday February 4th, 2021
11:00am - 11:30am - Virtual Reception
11:30am-12:30am - Shelley Moore

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Thursday, February 4 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
***Pre-recorded*** Anti-Bias Language In and Out of the Classroom

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Ally is a verb. Whether you are wanting to educate yourself more about your own biases, or learn how to have fewer of them in your classroom, awareness is the first step, then you need to act on what you learn. This session is presented from the perspective of a non-binary English Language Arts teacher. The idea of the session is to provide educational staff in attendance with the tools needed to tackle the issues of biased language within the classroom environment at all grade levels, and help participants feel better equipped to have challenging conversations about bias both inside and outside of the classroom. We will discuss finding appropriate literature for all grade levels and how to validate marginalized students in many subject areas. As teachers, our ultimate goal must be to ensure all students, regardless of their personal struggles as queer youth or young people of colour, feel safe to learn and grow in our classroom environments. Let’s all become better allies by having an open discussion today and help each other take the next steps towards achieving this goal.

Speakers
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Andrew Wiens

Andrew is currently the lead teacher for the GSA at W. D. Cuts Jr High in St. Albert, and has been running GSA's in one form or another since 2009. Andrew is one of the co-chairs for the St. Albert Public Schools Rainbow Network Educators’ GSA. Andrew can also regularly be found... Read More →
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Andi Molloy

Andi is the Fine Arts Academy Director at a Junior High Academy in Edmonton. Andi has the distinct pleasure of teaching their dream this year of Drama, Art, and English Language Arts for Grades 7-9. Andi is currently a co-chair of the Edmonton Catholic Teacher’s Local 54 GSA, and... Read More →


Thursday February 4, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm MST
Virtual Room 37 (General)
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