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Two boys in the forest

Uncover Problem Solving Through Outdoor Play

Educator
Children love to play outside in the natural environment. By utilizing the natural inclinations of young children to explore and by encouraging problem-solving skills, educators can move students’ thinking forward.
Robotics components

Discovering your impact in a Technological World

Educator
Environmental concerns such as climate change, a growing e-waste problem and environmental degradation are affecting our world. Technology can likely be both helpful and problematic when it comes to addressing these concerns. You can play a key role in helping students develop the thinking strategies they need to make sustainable choices about the consumption and creation of technology.
Girl holding recycling bin

Discovering the Leader in Every Student

Educator
Are you looking to encourage your students to take ownership of their learning and develop leadership skills? Join us for an engaging session during which we will identify skills that support student agency and leadership. We will consider factors that impact student engagement.
Small girl reading in a field

Discovering Literacy While Exploring The Outdoors

Educator
Exploring nature and the outside environment is a natural and important part of children’s learning. Children’s literature is a great initiator and connector to taking children outside to play, discover and learn to care for the natural environment. Children's literature enhances the development of language skills and critical thinking skills that provide the foundation of children’s learning about the natural world around them.
Dr. Lisa Lunney Borden

Learning from Mi’kmaw Elders: Stories of mathematics teaching and learning in Mi’kma’ki

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Student

In this session Dr. Borden will share stories from her research and teaching life that have been influenced by the knowledge learned from time spent alongside Elders and knowledge keepers within the Mi’kmaw community in Mi’kma’ki or what we now call Nova Scotia. Through a series of moments, she will share how her philosophy for decolonizing mathematics education has been shaped and how this in turn shapes her mathematics teaching.

Teacher and student looking at water sample

Celebrate the Earth with Let’s Talk Science

Educator

Celebrate the Earth with Let’s Talk Science! Explore some fun, free, low prep, and easy-to-implement K–12 STEM programming and resources for your classrooms. Discover our Clothing4Climate project that encourages youth in Grades 7 to 12 to learn about the science behind climate change and the impact our clothing system has on the environment. The session will also highlight new and upcoming events for students and educators, certified Learning Pathways, and career and curriculum-aligned STEM resources and lesson plans that are readily accessible on our website.

Chemistry Lab Equipment

Creating Disability-Inclusive Science Learning Environments

Educator
Did you know that the journey to strengthening the connection between students with disabilities and science begins with self-awareness? Join us for a synchronous, virtual workshop to explore opportunities arising when we uncover the roots of our positioning around disability and science education.
Plant with lightbulb outline

Approaching Tough Topics: Empowering Youth for Climate Action

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Discussing an overwhelming topic like climate change can bring out many emotions. How can we ensure that conversations about climate change include empowering youth and contributing to climate action in their communities?
Multiple Stem cells

StemCellTalks Hamilton

Student
Grade 10 to 12 students are invited to join the StemCellTalks Hamilton team for a free in-person symposium about stem cells and their use in cancer therapy.
2 children in the forest

Uncover Problem Solving Through Outdoor Play

Educator

Children love to play outside in the natural environment. By utilizing the natural inclinations of young children to explore and by encouraging problem-solving skills, educators can move students’ thinking forward. It’s even easier than you might think to invite your youngest learners to join you as inventors and problem-solvers and jump into the world of computational thinking while playing outside and interacting with the world around them!

Alec Couros

Harnessing the Power of Generative AI in Teaching and Learning

Educator
Join Dr. Alec Couros as he explores the potential and implications of using generative AI, such as ChatGPT, in teaching & learning.
Gordie Howe International Bridge: Fluor Project Between Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario

Build a Paper Bridge

Build and test a bridge made out of nothing but paper!