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Educator news, tips, & resources for October
Learning and Leading: Solution Tree Education Canada Professional Learning News
Welcome to Solution Tree Education Canada’s new monthly newsletter, “Learning and Leading”!
Each month we will gather valuable professional learning resources under a common theme to share with Canadian educators. In every issue, you can expect regular features like new and best-selling professional books, powerful free videos, emerging research and thought leadership, upcoming events and webinars, professional learning opportunities, and free chapters and reproducibles.

In our first issue, we are focusing on equity and inclusion in education. Within October’s newsletter, you will find a thought-provoking blog from Canadian author Katie White, a powerful video from cultural responsiveness leader Sharroky Hollie, as well as free reading from the October release The Wraparound Guide. We hope you enjoy “Learning and Leading”, and please send us your feedback as we work on upcoming editions.
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New and Best-selling Books
The Wraparound Guide
The Wraparound Guide
Acquire actionable steps for launching and sustaining wraparound services embedded within your school that support the whole child.
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Building the Resilient School
Building the Resilient School
Utilize resiliency and hope to address student needs and fight against the challenges of poverty in the 21st century.
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Achieving Equity and Excellence
Achieving Equity and Excellence
Empower students, teachers, and administrators to make dramatic improvements in achievement, behaviour, and attendance in a single semester.
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Reclaiming Youth at Risk
Reclaiming Youth at Risk
Help your disconnected students cultivate a deep sense of belonging, mastery, independence, and generosity.
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Inclusion Strategies and Interventions, Second Edition
Inclusion Strategies and Interventions, Second Edition
Rely on the second edition of this user-friendly guide to help you provide a strong learning path for both general learners and those with special needs.
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Professional Development Opportunities
Featured Solution Tree Expert
Dr. Don Parker
An educator for more than 20 years, Dr. Don Parker has successfully improved school culture, implemented a resilience program, managed the implementation of restorative justice, and increased attendance and student achievement.
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On-Site & Online PD
Alexandra Guilamo, Anthony Muhammad, and Luis Cruz
Alexandra Guilamo, Anthony Muhammad, and Luis Cruz
Choose to bring our experts on site or connect with them virtually to receive custom guidance as you work to champion student equity and inclusion.
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Upcoming Events
Facing the Future: Teaching In and Out of the Classroom Portable Event Package
Facing the Future: Teaching In and Out of the Classroom Portable Event Package
In the Facing the Future Portable Event Package, education experts dive deep into some of the most complex issues to emerge during remote learning—from assessment and intervention to equity and engagement.
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Reclaiming Youth at Risk
Special Education: Online Inclusion Strategies and Interventions for Students with Special Needs
This professional development session explores practical K–12 applications and online resources for educators who remotely instruct students with special needs. Focus is on the child, with collaborative, high-tech, low-tech, individualized, and distance learning accommodations and documentation.
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free resources
Free Reproducible
Free reproducible
Use this free template from The Wraparound Guide to help you identify and respond to your students’ needs in a respectful, compassionate, motivational, and effective manner.
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Free Chapter
Free chapter
Access a free chapter from The Wraparound Guide to dive deep into three essential concepts: (1) the whole-child approach to learning, (2) the critical importance of building trust between school staff and students, and (3) the variety and types of wraparound services a school might offer.
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Solution Tree Blog
Solution Tree blog
Katie White
“Perhaps Equity in Education Begins with the Right Questions”
By Katie White


In her latest blog post, expert Katie White asks powerful questions on school equity you can reflect on and act on individually or as a team.

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free videos
PD Video
Free video from Dr. Sharroky Hollie
Watch Dr. Sharroky Hollie’s video “Outrageous Love” to discover the first steps to becoming culturally responsive.
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Free Webinar
Free webinar from Dr. Douglas Reeves
Learn directly from Dr. Douglas Reeves as he details how to bring equitable teaching practices and active learning strategies into your virtual and blended classroom.
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Additional Reading
Coronavirus school closures: What do they mean for student equity and inclusion? (From Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Education and Skills Today)
By Lucie Cerna


The current coronavirus crisis is having a profound impact, not only on people’s health, but also on how they learn, work and live. Among the most important challenges created by COVID-19 is how to…

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