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Young Computational Thinkers - Having Fun with Cups to Learn Unplugged Coding

March 24th, 2021

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This workshop provides Early Years Educators with foundational learning in Computational Thinking and Unplugged Coding. Utilizing a cup stacking challenge, participants will work together to perform an unplugged coding activity to feel confident bringing to their classroom in person or online.

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Artificial Intelligence, Critical Thinking and Ethics - Healthcare

March 24th, 2021

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In this webinar, you will work through an ethical decision-making scenario around the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. Learn by participating in a question and critical thinking strategy to apply in your virtual and in-person classroom.

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Techquity: Creating Learning Environments For Sustainability, Equity, and Access

March 27th, 2021

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Grab a warm drink and join Let's Talk Science for our free Coffee and Keynote professional learning series for Canadian educators every Saturday in March. Join us as we welcome Kenneth Shelton for his keynote, Techquity: Creating Learning Environments For Sustainability, Equity, and Access.

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Young Computational Thinkers - Learning Unplugged Coding Using our Lunch Bags

March 31st, 2021

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This workshop provides Early Years Educators with foundational learning in Computational Thinking and Unplugged Coding. Utilizing a virtual lunch bag, participants will work together to perform an unplugged coding activity to feel confident bringing to their classroom in person or online.

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Artificial Intelligence, Critical Thinking and Empathy

March 31st, 2021

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In this webinar, you will actively participate in an empathy building exercise using a scenario about artificial intelligence in the transport industry, and a stakeholder analysis teaching strategy. All materials from this webinar are designed for you to take back and immediately apply in your virtual and in-person classroom.

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Creative Collaborators - Learning Unplugged Coding Using Graph Paper

April 7th, 2021

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This workshop provides Early Years Educators with foundational learning in Computational Thinking and Unplugged Coding. Utilizing a common classroom material (graph paper), participants will work together to perform an unplugged coding activity that they will feel confident bringing to their classroom in person or online.

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Creative Collaborators - Using Teamwork to Learn Unplugged Coding

April 14th, 2021

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This workshop provides Early Years Educators with foundational learning in Computational Thinking and Unplugged Coding. Through a teamwork game that can be performed in person with social distancing measures, participants will work together to perform an unplugged coding activity that they will feel confident bringing to their classroom in person or online.

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Let’s Talk AI: The future of Artificial Intelligence for intelligent humans

April 21st, 2021

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The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the digital shift at a surprising pace - but also served to expose the inequalities and injustices in our society. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is promising solutions to global problems - but could make them so much worse.

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Young Computational Thinkers - Using Beaded Necklaces to Learn Unplugged Coding

April 21st, 2021

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This workshop provides Early Years Educators with foundational learning in Computational Thinking and Unplugged Coding. Utilizing virtual beaded necklaces, participants will work together to perform an unplugged coding activity that they will feel confident bringing to their classroom in person or online.

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Young Computational Thinkers - Sorting Insects to Learn Unplugged Coding

April 28th, 2021

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This workshop provides Early Years Educators with foundational learning in Computational Thinking and Unplugged Coding. Utilizing a virtual book on Insects, participants will work together to perform an unplugged coding activity that they will feel confident bringing to their classroom in person or online.

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LIVE STEM with Let's Talk Science - Engineering

May 4th - 6th, 2021

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Between February 2021 - June 2021, Let's Talk Science will be presenting a series of live broadcasts to classrooms across Canada using Zoom. During these co-learning broadcasts, a Let’s Talk Science facilitator will lead educators and their students through engaging, interactive activities designed to introduce and reinforce science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts and computat

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Young Computational Thinkers - Using Children’s Literature of Learn Unplugged Coding

May 5th, 2021

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This workshop provides Early Years Educators with foundational learning in Computational Thinking and Unplugged Coding. Utilizing a children’s book that focuses on directional language (Rosie’s Walk), participants will work together to perform an unplugged coding activity that they will feel confident bringing to their classroom in person or online.

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