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Thursday, February 23
 

9:00am

Advancing Reconciliation
This interactive workshop will introduce participants to the work around reconciliation that John Humphrey Centre has been doing in schools in Edmonton. Participants will have the opportunity to delve into Canada's post-contact history and take away an activity that shines a light on our shared past with regards to Indigenous Peoples.

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Thursday February 23, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am
1600 Red Deer College

9:00am

Virtual Reality Without Technology: Simulation Activities
How can we make Social Studies more exciting for our students? For me, one solution was the use of simulation activities. They engage students by connecting their learning to the present, putting them right into the middle of the action. Using several classroom-tested grade 7 lessons as an example, I'll pass on some ideas to help you create teaching activities that your students will never forget!
You can check out my presentation here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1sK3cyL48cgrvahxA2v5L4I4N7VgCys5x7luBCt3icVA/edit?usp=sharing
 

Speakers
avatar for Robin Pawlak

Robin Pawlak

Children's Author
Robin was a Language Arts teacher (grades 4-7) for 31 years in Red Deer. Upon his retirement in 2016, his primary focus became writing. His first novel, Space Cadets, was published in January of 2018, and he is currently working on a sequel. He enjoys the calm, quiet life of a writer... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am
2301 Red Deer College