Loading…
GETCA 2021 has ended
NEED HELP?

ATTENDING CONVENTION SESSIONS
  • Log in using the link in the top right hand corner of the screen.
  • In a session’s description window, click on the yellow button with the ▷ icon that says "Open Zoom", “Open Vimeo”, “Open YouTube”, or “Open Videostream” Click on this button. These links will become visible 10 minutes before the session starts.
  • Can’t see the yellow ▷ button or can’t press it to open the Videostream? You’re either not signed in to Sched or it’s not 10 minutes before the session start time.
  • If a session is full, check back 24 hours later for the recorded link for the same session.
  • ALL PRERECORDED SESSIONS CAN BE FOUND HERE.

MINGLE & CHAT:
Want to hang out with colleagues for a bit and say hi; come and mingle in one of our Mix and Mingle chat rooms: Water Cooler; Staffroom; Photocopy Room.

PRIZES GALORE
  • Exhibitor Bingo: Click on the Exhibitors page in Sched and do a little shopping! Download a copy of this BINGO CARD and find all the answers in the about section of many exhibitors. Email (or share) your completed Bingo card to vpexhibits@getca.com. Prizes include a $500 gift card to the Fairmont Hotels, and ten $100 gift cards to Chapters, Amazon, and other great places.
  • Check out the Morgex Insurance profile on the Sponsors page for your chance to win 1 of 5 Home Office Prizes worth $5,000 each!
  • Morgex is also offering a draw of ten $500 gift certificates for teachers who complete the post-event survey. Keep your eyes peeled for the link in the session windows!

GET ACTIVE ON SOCIAL MEDIA
  • Facebook 
  • Let’s get trending: Follow-us on Twitter @GETCA1 and use #GETCA2021
  • Wear #RedForEdAB on Friday: Swing by our #RedForEd Zoom Room anytime with your colleagues to have your picture taken!

Back To Schedule
Thursday, February 25 • 9:00am - Friday, March 12 • 3:00pm
Staying Sane! Practical Tips for New Teachers

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.


How does a new teacher keep up with lesson planning and preparation, engaging and managing students, grading, progress reports, parent conferencing, meeting diverse learning needs, not to mention evaluations and dealing with school administration? How can you remain enthusiastic, happy and well-balanced when overwhelmed by these responsibilities? This session is a smorgasbord of practical tips and ideas for dealing with these challenges and creating a productive learning environment. Come laugh, decompress and learn some self-care. These tried and true, evidence based, tips will give you hope and make your job easier.

Speakers
avatar for Danny Bateman

Danny Bateman

resiliency and happiness principles
Dan Bateman is an Instructor and University Facilitator at Concordia University in the Faculty of Education. He has delivered over 200 professional development sessions for teachers throughout Alberta. These workshops focus on practical strategies for creating productive learning... Read More →


Thursday February 25, 2021 9:00am - Friday March 12, 2021 3:00pm MST
Pre-recorded Session