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Thursday, February 24 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Transforming Classrooms - Gaining skills to be effective in the K-12 class and beyond.

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Do you find that you end the day and wonder what just happened? Why did that class go sideways? Why did that student react the way they did? How could I have been more effective? We've all been there! We know we need to make connections to bridge the communication gap. The problem is, how do we do it? This session introduces you to the SILA Skills Transforming Classrooms Workshop where you learn the How along with the What and the Why of connecting and communicating effectively.
This session is applicable to K-12 teachers and administration.
In this seminar, you will begin to learn the skills which will help you to
Introduce you to the purpose and passion of SILA Skills.
*Show the background of DBT Skills, of which SILA Skills workshops are based.
*Share the superhero powers gained through a SILA Skills Workshop.
*Give you a taste of the skills you will learn in a SILA Skills Transforming Classrooms workshop.
*Demonstrate the transformative effect that a SILA Skills Workshop can bring to your everyday life.
At the conclusion of this session, you will have some practical skills you can start using as soon as you leave the workshop. You will leave feeling hopeful and inspired to do things differently in your classrooms on Monday.
You will also have the opportunity to register for the Transforming Classrooms Workshop where you will delve deeper into the skills which will transform your teaching practice, and really your life!

How is this session related to teaching practices?
When you take a SILA Skills Transforming Classrooms Workshop, you will effectively address the Alberta Teacher Quality Standards #1 Fostering Effective Relationships and #4 Establishing Inclusive Learning Environments.
Today’s seminar introduces you to the Transforming Classrooms workshop and offers opportunities to register for an upcoming workshop. You won’t be disappointed!

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Kelly Maxwell

Faciliator/Co-Founder, the SILA Skills Group
Kelly Maxwell (B.Ed ‘89, M.Ed ‘16) is an elementary school teacher in rural Alberta.  After 30-plus years of teaching, her passion for educating continues.  She has been and continues to be involved with professional development within her school district and at local Teachers... Read More →

Thursday February 24, 2022 12:30pm - 1:45pm MST
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