Nouvelle Podcast (episode 014)

Check out the latest episode (014) on the podcast entitled: Teaching Learning Strategies In The ESL Classroom with Dr. Philippa Parks. Here’s the description from the podcast website: “Dr. Philippa Parks joins us today to discuss learning strategies. More specifically, she talks about strategies that will help our writers become more effective. Explicitly teaching our … Podcast (episode 014) Read More »

SPEAQ’s 2021 Virtual Convention

We’re just a few days away from SPEAQ’s 49th annual convention taking place online this Friday, November 12 and Saturday, November 13, 2021 under the theme Engage the Heart, Ignite the Mind.  To ensure the safety and well-being of participants, the SPEAQ Board of Directors decided, once again, to offer a virtual convention. This event gives our …

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Orange Shirt Day

September 30th is Orange Shirt Day. This day aims to raise awareness about the harm caused to children by the residential school system and affirms that every child matters. To learn more about this day, including Phyllis Webstad’s story (the original orange shirt), and to find teacher resources, click here.

SPEAQ 2021 Convention

SPEAQ’s 49th annual convention will be held online on Friday, November 12 and Saturday, November 13, 2021. The theme is Engage the Heart, Ignite the Mind. Click here for details, such as registration and the Call for Proposals Form. Information on workshops and speakers is coming soon, so please consult the event website regularly for …

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More Back to School Ideas

Are you familiar with Matt Miller’s website, Ditch that Textbook? Take a look at his post “20 back to school templates to save you time”. There are links to various resources, such as PowerPoint templates to introduce yourself at the start of the year, lesson plan and syllabus templates. They may inspire the way you start off the school year …

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Here’s a reminder for the upcoming SPEAQ event. Join us on April 15th, 2021 for the first-ever joint DEESL and SPEAQ IT! event. View the DEESL & SPEAQ IT! invitation here. Register by April 12th here.