Who can participate?
Early Years to Grade 12 educators, pre-service educators, teacher educators, Early Childhood Educators, board representatives, curriculum consultants – from STEM beginner to STEM expert.
What format do you offer professional learning in?
Let’s Talk Science Professional Learning sessions are shared in a variety of ways - Choose from full day, half day or multi day seminars, webinars, assisted curriculum implementations, conference workshops, mentorships programs and more!
Contact us to find out how we can help create a professional learning experience for a larger group or search our professional learning listings to find an opportunity near you.
How do I join a professional learning experience?
First find an opportunity near you, and register online with the link provided or sign up for our newsletter and receive notifications about new professional learning sessions.
What is computational thinking?
Let’s Talk Science has compiled a global literature review and developed the following Computational Thinking Framework to guide our development of professional learning sessions.
Computational Thinking Framework (pdf)
"This workshop should be happening in every school board! The hands-on experience is very crucial for educators to bring to their classrooms. A very painless way to acquire content in an inquiry stance."
- Alice Désormeaux
Kindergarten Educator, Sudbury CDSB and IdeaPark professional learning workshop participant
"A dynamite, informative, and hands-on experience that left us with a great deal of comfort and enthusiasm in trying out these newly-learned STEM activities in a regular classroom."
- Carrie Mullins
Grade 1 Educator, Hamilton-Wentworth DSB and IdeaPark professional learning workshop participant
"I enjoyed a day of learning with other educators. Lots of practical STEM activities that I am excited to share with my teaching partner back home."
- Caleigh Burns
ELK Educator, Kawartha Pine Ridge DSB and IdeaPark professional learning workshop participant
"I loved learning along with others in a very safe and open environment! All ideas are good and we build on everybody’s knowledge."
- Anne Bélanger Petroski
Vice-Principal, Conseil Scolaire Catholique Franco Nord and IdeaPark professional learning workshop participant
"What an inspiring and common sense approach to extend and enrich learning through elaboration and exploring."
- Eunice Hurd
Grade 2-3 Educator, Brandon, Manitoba and IdeaPark professional learning workshop participant
"One of the best, most useful PD sessions I have been to in a long time. I’ve never had PD in science and since I’m not a real lover of science in general, I really enjoyed learning easy ways to bring excitement and inquiry to my K-1 science class."
- Corylyn Dimmer
Educator, Griquet, Newfoundland and Labrador and professional learning workshop participant