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Staff Professional Development

Since January, the teachers and most support staff at SCCS have been busy learning a few new strategies that can be used directly with the students in the classrooms.

In January, time was spent developing confidence with iPad apps for students requiring additional resource support and an appreciation of yoga as a mental health support. The apps that Laura Roy (who is related to a SCCS alumni) and Andrea Maginot, Consultants for Student Services Dept. of Manitoba Education introduced us to included:

Ipad Apps In February, the entire staff joined with the staff of all Catholic schools in Manitoba to celebrate Catholic Schools Day. The keynote was provided by Ken Yasinski, “What is the Purpose of my Life?”

 

And most recently, in March, teachers have been deepening their understanding of the “Power Teacher” program and focusing on data collection and analysis of data related to the Annual School Goals for 2014-2015.