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Entertainment (links found on SCHED):
Friday 5pm-5:30pm -
Movie Night: "Back Home Again" (30 minutes)

Jeff Newman - Mentalist. Magician. Trickster.
Jeff Newman Performance

Live Chat available (bottom right hand corner) on mynctca.com   Wed: 5pm-9pm, Thurs 7am-5:30pm, Friday 8am-5pm

NCTCA 2022 Presidents’ Welcome Address - National Anthem, Indigenous Land Acknowledgement, Honorary President and Opening Remarks.

ATA President’s Address - Jason Schilling

ACEE (Alberta Council for Environmental Education) Symposium Thursday, February 10th: English: Virtual Room 17, French: Virtual Room 18

Take a 5 minute activity break!  Ready In Five Video Library!
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Morgex Presents: Robyne Hanley-Dafoe! ***Pre-recorded***All In: Mastering Life with Work Integration for Optimal Performance and Wellness

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Friday, February 11 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
WandaVision and Social Studies! Curriculum and the MCU

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Join Melissa McQueen, Rebeka Plots and Dr. Cathryn Van Kessel from the University of Alberta as they delve into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and how it offers up many themes that apply to the High School Social Studies curriculum. In this session, we will dive into WandaVision and the many layers that it applies to Nationalism and Ideology, allowing us a way to make connections between pop culture and the Program of Studies.

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Cathryn van Kessel

Emotions and Teaching In Support of Diverse World Views
Cathryn van Kessel is an associate professor at the University of Alberta in Secondary Social Studies Education. As a secondary school teacher, Cathryn taught junior and senior high social studies and Latin for a decade, and now teaches social studies curriculum and instruction classes... Read More →
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Melissa Mcqueen

Melissa is a Highschool Social teacher from Drayton Valley. Her primary focus while teaching is engaging students in emotional learning through the use of Terror Management Theory when dealing with worldview threat. Melissa is big on bringing pop culture into the curriculum to connect... Read More →

Rebeka Plotts

Rebeka Plots is a High School Social Studies educator, as well as a Masters student in Secondary Education at University of Alberta. Her interests lie in Terror Management Theory and all forms of evil, banal and not. Rebeka is also a fan of all things pop culture and nerdy.

Friday February 11, 2022 1:00pm - 2:30pm MST
Virtual Room 22 None
  Social Studies / Études sociales, Social Studies / Études sociales
  • Language of Presentation English
  • Grade Focus 10-12
  • Room Details None
  • Language of Presentation English
  • Grade Focus 44905
  • Tags English