2019 Focus - Cyberbullying The dawn of social media brought with it a whole new way to interact, communicate, and even bully. But in this digital world where filtered photos and crafted messages can be posted in an instant, it often takes more time and effort to say something mean than it does to say [...]
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November 14 and 15, 2019 60 to 75 minutes workshop New location: Hôtel Bonaventure Montréal DEADLINE: MARCH 22nd, 2019 WORKSHOP PROPOSAL FORM
The Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers (QPAT) is proud to announce the election by acclamation of Heidi Yetman as its new president. Heidi is the president of the Pearson Teachers Union (PTU), representing 1,700 teachers who work on the island of Montreal and in the Montérégie region. She is presently serving on the QPAT Executive [...]
How much time do you spend thinking about the importance of socks? Most of us, including our students, most likely don’t give them much thought: Our feet get wet, we put on a clean dry pair, and (hopefully) put the dirty ones in the hamper. Unfortunately for some people, this is not even an option. Many [...]
Starling Minds is launching a 3-week New Years Resolution from January 14 - February 1st, 2019 consisting of daily challenges for our members. Week 1 Challenges
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation’s (NCTR) Imagine A Canada is calling all young people from across the country from kindergarten to grade 12 to lead our nation through Reconciliation. NCTR wants youth to show us how they can be a leader in Reconciliation, to make the future of Canada a more respectful place. [...]
Nominations are invited for the following position on the QPAT Executive for 2018-2020: PRESIDENT Each nomination must be signed by at least fifteen (15) active members drawn from at least two (2) locals of QPAT, accompanied by the curriculum vitae of the nominee and his/her consent in writing. Please ensure that nominators print their names [...]
Violence is trivialized in the education community It is not unusual to hear people say that violence in schools is an inherent aspect of the teaching profession, or that teachers are trained to deal with different types of students, or that violence is a result of lack of experience or poor classroom management. Violence is [...]