Upcoming Professional Learning Opportunities

Register for a workshop or summer institute, or look for Let's Talk Science at a local educator conference.

Features and Benefits

  • participate in, and develop, hands-on/minds-on strategies for supporting students to enhance their inquiry, problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration skills
  • build confidence and proficiency in planning and assessing an inquiry-based, curriculum-aligned program
  • engage in meaningful discussions and reflect on your current thinking and practices with peers as it relates to program planning in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)

February 2018 – May 2018

February 15, 2018
Session: Inquiry and Technological Problem Solving as Contexts for Numeracy
Target Audience: PreK – Grade 3 educators
Address: St. Mary’s High School, 111 - 18 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB
Organization: This session is being offered at the Calgary Teachers Convention
Details and Registration Information: http://www.cctca.com/

February 22, 2018
Session: Inquiry and Technological Problem Solving as Contexts for Numeracy
Target Audience: PreK – Grade 3 educators
Address: Red Deer College , 100 College Boulevard, Red Deer, AB
Organization: This session is being offered at the Central Alberta Teachers Convention
Details and Registration Information: https://www.mycatca.com/

April 25, 2018
Session: Supporting Literacy Skills through STEM: Inquiry and Problem Solving using Children’s Literature
Target Audience: PreK-Grade 3 educators
Address: Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre, 1808 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg, MB
Organization: This session is being organized by Let’s Talk Science
Details and Registration Information: $25 fee/person. The link for registration will be posted by February 15th, 2018.

April 26, 2018
Session: Supporting Numeracy Skills through STEM: Inquiry and Problem Solving using Authentic Experiences
Target Audience: PreK-Grade 3 educators
Address: Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre, 1808 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg, MB
Organization: This session is being organized by Let’s Talk Science
Details and Registration Information: $25 fee/person. The link for registration will be posted by February 15th, 2018.

February 1, 2018
Session: Inquiry and Problem Solving to Support the Grade 5 Renewed Curriculum in NL
Target Audience: Grade 5 educators
Address: Sacred Heart Academy, Marystown, NL
Organization: Newfoundland and Labrador English School District
Details and Registration: This is a closed session

February 13, 2018
Session: Inquiry and Problem Solving to Support the Grade 3 Renewed Curriculum in NL
Target Audience: Grade 3 educators
Address: Sacred Heart Academy, Marystown, NL
Organization: Newfoundland and Labrador English School District
Details and Registration: This is a closed session

May 4, 2018
Session: Developing Students’ Questioning Skills to Promote Inquiry and Problem Solving
Target Audience: Grade 6 to 8 educators
Address: Bernice MacNaughton High school, 999 Chemin Mountain, Moncton, NB Organization: This session is being offered at the NBTA Middle School Conference
Details and Registration Information: https://www.nbta.ca/councils-online-2018/index.html#

May 4, 2018
Session: Making the Horses Thirsty: Using STSE to Engage Youth and Improve Achievement
Target Audience: Grade 9 to 12 educators
Address: Bernice MacNaughton High school, 999 Chemin Mountain, Moncton, NB
Organization: This session is being offered at the NBTA Middle School Conference
Details and Registration Information: https://www.nbta.ca/councils-online-2018/index.html#

May 4, 2018
Session: Empowering Student Learning Through Questioning
Target Audience: Grade 9 to 12 educators
Address: Bernice MacNaughton High school, 999 Chemin Mountain, Moncton, NB
Organization: This session is being offered at the NBTA Middle School Conference
Details and Registration Information: https://www.nbta.ca/councils-online-2018/index.html#

May 4, 2018
Session: Citizen Science in the Classroom
Target Audience: Grade 9 to 12 teachers
Address: Bernice MacNaughton High school, 999 Chemin Mountain, Moncton, NB
Organization: This session is being offered at the NBTA Middle School Conference; Moncton, NB
Details and Registration Information: https://www.nbta.ca/councils-online-2018/index.html#

May 4, 2018
Session: From Story to Design: Using Children’s Literature to Develop Children’s Questioning and Problem-solving Skills
Target Audience: PreK – Grade 3 educators
Address: Saint John, NB
Organization: This session is being offered at the NBTA Middle School Conference
Details and Registration Information: https://www.nbta.ca/councils-online-2018/index.html#

February 22, 2018
Session: Using STEM to Address Curriculum Outcomes in Career Education
Target Audience: Grade 8-12 educators
Address: East Three Elementary/Secondary school, 116 Kingmingya Rd, Inuvik, NT
Organization: This session is being offered by Let’s Talk Science as part of the Beaufort Delta Education Council Conference
Details and Registration Information: Registration is now complete. Contact ideslauriers@letstalkscience.ca to enquire about being added to participants list

February 22, 2018
Session: Strategies to Improve Student Motivation and Active Learning
Target Audience: Grade 8-12 educators
Address: East Three Elementary/Secondary school, 116 Kingmingya Rd, Inuvik, NT
Organization: This session is being offered by Let’s Talk Science as part of the Beaufort Delta Education Council Conference
Details and Registration Information: Registration is now complete. Contact ideslauriers@letstalkscience.ca to enquire about being added to participants list

February 23, 2018
Session: Hands-on Science Activities
Target Audience: Grade K-6 educators
Address: East Three Elementary/Secondary school, 116 Kingmingya Rd, Inuvik, NT
Organization: This session is being offered by Let’s Talk Science as part of the Beaufort Delta Education Council Conference
Details and Registration Information: Registration is now complete. Contact ideslauriers@letstalkscience.ca to enquire about being added to participants list

February 22, 2018
Session: Hands-on Science Activities
Target Audience: Grade 7-12 educators
Address: East Three Elementary/Secondary school, 116 Kingmingya Rd, Inuvik, NT
Organization: This session is being offered by Let’s Talk Science as part of the Beaufort Delta Education Council Conference
Details and Registration Information: Registration is now complete. Contact ideslauriers@letstalkscience.ca to enquire about being added to participants list

February 23, 2018
Session: Digital Literacy and Computational Thinking
Target Audience: Grade K-6 educators
Address: East Three Elementary/Secondary school, 116 Kingmingya Rd, Inuvik, NT
Organization: This session is being offered by Let’s Talk Science as part of the Beaufort Delta Education Council Conference
Details and Registration Information: Registration is now complete. Contact ideslauriers@letstalkscience.ca to enquire about being added to participants list

February 22, 2018
Session: Digital Literacy and Computational Thinking
Target Audience: Grade 7-12 educators
Address: East Three Elementary/Secondary school, 116 Kingmingya Rd, Inuvik, NT
Organization: This session is being offered by Let’s Talk Science as part of the Beaufort Delta Education Council Conference
Details and Registration Information: Registration is now complete. Contact ideslauriers@letstalkscience.ca to enquire about being added to participants list

February 23, 2018
Session: Coding in the Early Years: Decoding the Skills and Competencies
Target Audience: Grade K-3 educators
Address: East Three Elementary/Secondary school, 116 Kingmingya Rd, Inuvik, NT
Organization: This session is being offered by Let’s Talk Science as part of the Beaufort Delta Education Council Conference
Details and Registration Information: Registration is now complete. Contact ideslauriers@letstalkscience.ca to enquire about being added to participants list

February 23, 2018
Session: Tomatosphere: An Out of this World Experience
Target Audience: Grade K-12 educators
Address: East Three Elementary/Secondary school, 116 Kingmingya Rd, Inuvik, NT
Organization: This session is being offered by Let’s Talk Science as part of the Beaufort Delta Education Council Conference
Details and Registration Information: Registration is now complete. Contact ideslauriers@letstalkscience.ca to enquire about being added to participants list

February 22 and 23, 2018
Session: Inquiry and Technological Problem Solving as Contexts for Mathematical Thinking
Target Audience: PreK-Grade 3 educators
Address: Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen St W, Toronto, ON
Organization: This session is being offered at the Reading for the Love of It Conference.
Details and Registration Information: http://www.readingfortheloveofit.com/index.html

May 12, 2018
Session: TBD
Target Audience: PreK-Grade 3 educators
Address: Hilton Meadowvale, 6750 Mississauga Rd, Mississauga, ON
Organization: This session is being offered at the Ontario Council For Technology Education Conference
Details and Registration Information: https://www.octe.ca/en/conference

June 2018 – August 2018

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September 2018 – December 2018

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Contact us to learn more about Let’s Talk Science professional learning: educators@letstalkscience.ca