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Mindfulness and Self-Care (Online)
This is a space to reconnect with our body, mind and emotions through the practice of various mindfulness techniques, with the purpose of increasing inner harmony and overall well-being. We will be meeting virtually through Zoom. Everyone is welcome!
Tuesday, March 31
12:00 - 12:45 PM
Online
More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/wellness/index.html


Mindful Meditation (Online)
These sessions provide a space intended to explore the basic practices of mindfulness, promoting a personal and non-judgmental connection with our present experience. In this way, it looks to provide tools to address the difficulties that arise in the course of life. We will be meeting virtually through Zoom. Click to join.
Wednesday, April 1
12:00 - 12:45 PM
Online
More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/wellness/index.html


Mindful Moments (Online)
OISE's Mindful Moments will now be online! Join virtually through Zoom to practice secular mindful meditation techniques that will increase your relaxation, resiliency, and focus. Late arrivals and early departures welcome. Please register.
Thursday, April 2
12:00 - 12:45 PM
Online
More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/wellness/index.html


Mindfulness and Self-Care (Online)
This is a space to reconnect with our body, mind and emotions through the practice of various mindfulness techniques, with the purpose of increasing inner harmony and overall well-being. We will be meeting virtually through Zoom. Everyone is welcome!
Thursday, April 2
4:00 - 4:45 PM
Online
More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/wellness/index.html


OISE Stay @ Home Club: Reading with Rumeet
A new live show for kids and parents!
OISE's many alumni and friends want to keep the community connected and the learning experience thriving during this COVID-19 pandemic. The OISE Stay @ Home Club, taking live on the @OISEUofT Twitter feed, is a live show that will feature many alumni and friends of the Institute, who will lead interactive lessons - for kids and adults alike! Club session #1 will feature award-winning author, OISE alum Dr. Rumeet Billan. Join us for the live stream.
Friday, April 3
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Online
More info: https://twitter.com/OISEUofT


POSTPONED: OISE Graduate Student Research Conference: Taking Stock for the Futures of Education - Celebrating 20 Years of GSRC
***Important Notice: The health, safety and well-being of our community are very important to us. We regret to inform you that owing to the current situation with COVID-19, OISE's GSRC has been postponed until further notice.***
Each year, the GSRC provides an opportunity for budding researchers to share their original scholarly or research contributions while gaining experience in a formal academic conference. It's also a platform to reflect on and celebrate the progressive, innovative and groundbreaking education research and practice of the OISE community. Students are invited to submit a proposal or volunteer for the conference. Visit the website to learn more.
Saturday, April 4 to
Sunday, April 5
OISE
More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/gsrc


CANCELLED: Brown Bag Research Lunch: Prof. Abby Goldstein, Canada Research Chair in the Psychology of Emerging Adulthood
***Cancellation Notice: The health, safety and well-being of our community are very important to us. We regret to inform you that owing to the current situation with COVID-19, the Brown Bag Research Lunch Series has been cancelled until further notice.***
The Associate Dean, Research, International & Innovation invites the OISE community to attend our research brown-bag sessions featuring presentations by OISE's Canada Research Chairs and Endowed Chairs. Professor Abby Goldstein Canada Research Chair in Psychology of Emerging Adulthood, will present at our April event.
*All are welcome to attend. No RSVP necessary.
*Please bring your lunch and be mindful that this is a nut-free event. *Coffee/tea will be provided.
Wednesday, April 8
12:00 - 1:00 PM
OISE Room 12-199
More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/research/index.html


OISE Leaders & Legends Awards: Call for Nominations
Call for Nominations: The OISE Leaders & Legends Awards recognize the impact of alumni and friends around the world who exemplify the Institute's mission for excellence in education. Nominate individuals at www.uoft.me/leaders-legends-awards before April 9!
Thursday, April 9
More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/oise/Alumni_Friends/Leaders_and_Legends_Awards/index.html


CANCELLED: OISE Reception at AERA 2020: The Power and Possibilities for the Public Good When Researchers and Organizational Stakeholders Collaborate
Due to travel concerns regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), the American Educational Research Association (AERA) will not be hosting a place-based Annual Meeting in 2020. As a result, we regret to inform you that OISE's AERA Reception, scheduled for April 19 at the University Club in San Francisco, has also been cancelled. Thank you for your interest and support.
Sunday, April 19
6:00 - 8:00 PM
800 Powell Street, San Francisco
More info: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07egr7n31g7082327a&oseq=&c=&ch=


POSTPONED: Engagement and Well-Being: Exploring What Children Need and How Children Learn Best
International Association of Laboratory Schools (IALS) Annual Conference 2020
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES. A conference for those associated with or interested in learning from lab schools like OISE's Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Lab School including pre- and in-service educators, administrators, researchers, alumni and faculty. Featuring keynote speaker OISE's Dr. Jan Pelletier and a pre-conference workshop with Natural Curiosity. Registration required.
Wednesday, April 22 to
Friday, April 24
Jackman Institute, 56 Spadina Rd.
More info: https://www.ialsconference.com


OISE Free Webinar: Happy and Resilient
Join OISE alum Dr. Rumeet Billan and Dr. Gillian Mandich, founder of the International Happiness Institute of Health Science Research, for an interactive training session that will focus on the tools and strategies that cultivate happiness and build resilience to thrive both personally and professionally. Register now for free.
Monday, April 27
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Online
More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/oise/News/2020/Happy_and_Resilient_Webinar.html