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Thursday, February 23

9:00am MST

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.


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

9:00am MST

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

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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 MST
2301 Red Deer College

10:45am MST

Social Studies 9
Do you teach Social Studies 9? Are you new at it or just looking for additional instructional ideas? If so, this session is for you! Participants will get to see a variety of activities and resources which they can use in their Social 9 classroom.

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Suzanne Annable

Gr 9-12 English Teacher, Bentley School
Suzanne Annable is a grades 9-12 English teacher at Bentley School. She has been teaching for Wolf Creek School Division for the past 12 years. In her 19 years of teaching, she has taught in Alberta and in the Northwest Territories, both in reserve schools and public schools.One... Read More →

Thursday February 23, 2017 10:45am - 12:00pm MST
2906 Red Deer College