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Education news, tips, & resources for May
Welcome to the May 2022 edition of Learning and Leading.

This month's newsletter is focused on equity and inclusion. Whether you're a classroom teacher, school administrator, or district leader, you will find valuable professional development resources to support learning for all students in Canadian schools.
 
New and Best-Selling Books
 
Change Starts With Me
 
Change Starts With Me
Equitable Instruction, Empowered Students
 
Equitable Instruction, Empowered Students
The Identity-Conscious Educator
 
The Identity-Conscious Educator
Supporting Underserved Students
 
Supporting Underserved Students
Finding Your Blind Spots
 
Finding Your Blind Spots
 
On-Site and Online
Professional Development
 
Solution Tree Professional Learning for Diversity & Equity in Schools will equip your learning community with the behaviors, structures, and tools it needs to move toward real change and advance educational equity for the benefit of all students. Learn more »
Sharroky Hollie, PhD
Expert Spotlight
Sharroky Hollie, PhD, is a national educator who provides professional development to thousands of educators in the area of cultural responsiveness. Since 2000, Dr. Hollie has trained more than 150,000 educators and worked in nearly 2,000 classrooms. Request PD »
 
Upcoming Events
 
The Student Agency Institute
The Student Agency Institute
Montreal (Laval), Quebec | October 24–26, 2022
How do we spark the excitement for learning in every student? Join us for a conference that will provide you with tools to transform your classrooms into a focused learning environment. Featured presenters include Andy Hargreaves, Morgane Michael, and Karen Gazith. Reserve your space »
Tiered Intervention: An Integrated Approach to Teaching and Learning Workshop
Tiered Intervention: An Integrated Approach to Teaching and Learning Workshop
Virtual Event | October 7 & 14, 2022
In this workshop, presenter Mike Mattos unpacks the MTSS process and provides research, implementation strategies, and tools to help you ensure every student has access to equitable and high-quality education through tiered intervention. Reserve your space »
 
Free Resources
 
Free Chapter
Free Chapter
Access a free chapter from Change Starts With Me that explores how to manage racial stress and engage students in conversations about race. Download chapter »
Free Reproducible
Free Reproducible
Use this reproducible from Change Starts With Me to help you lay foundational knowledge about race in the classroom. Download reproducible »
Lauren Porosoff
The Solution Tree Blog
Physical and Psychological Environments for Every Body
By Lauren Porosoff
I like to think of myself as pretty aware of ableism. I was diagnosed with major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder back in the 1990s and while I’ve learned to live with both… Continue reading »
 
Videos to Watch and Share
 
Video
Systemic Equity Webinar
With Lauryn Mascareñaz
Understand and utilize a framework for systemic equity. In this recorded webinar, Lauryn Mascareñaz shares how to move equity work out of the “team” setting and into multiple spaces and systems. Watch now »
Video
Equity is the Heart of RTI Webinar
With Rosa Isiah
In this recorded webinar, presenter Rosa Isiah discusses how to provide every student with what they need to be successful by designing services and supports that address specific needs. Watch now »
 
Additional Reading & Listening
 
Featured Article
"Developing Competencies, Changing Trajectories"
By People for Education
We want great things for our children. We want them to be happy, healthy, economically secure and civically engaged. When we talk about long-term success, we are referring to… Continue reading »
Free Reproducible
Featured Podcast
Uncovering Your Implicit Biases: An Exercise for Teachers
An essential step toward becoming an anti-racist educator is uncovering your own implicit biases. This exercise from The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast, featuring Hedreich Nichols, will get you started. Listen now »
 
Lori Veres
For more information on Solution Tree Education Canada resources and PD, please contact Lori Veres at [email protected].
Are you an avid reader of professional books for K–12 educators? We are looking for reviewers to provide feedback on new books in development. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer, please let us know by emailing [email protected]
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