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Educator Professional Learning Workshop

November 6, 2021  l  9:00am - 3:00pm


Join members of the Geoscience Education community for a unique professional learning opportunity. The Educators Professional Learning Workshop and Virtual Field Trip is an instructional development program like no other! Planned in conjunction with the Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada Conference, the Workshop will provide instructional development in foundational and applied Earth sciences, with a focus on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The content will showcase hands on learning activities and curriculum connections for both elementary and secondary Educators.  Participating educators will receive a Kit of resources for use in their classrooms and access to a virtual paleontology themed field trip.


Registration Cost - $50.00 + HST


Registration Cap - 20 Participants


Registration Deadline - Registration will close on Tuesday, November 1st (11:59pm EDT) or when all registration spots are filled


Intended Audience - K-12 Formal and Informal Educators


Location - The Workshop will be held in the Department of Earth Sciences, at Western University and be facilitated by Earth science technical specialists and educators from across Ontario.The Workshop is currently planned to be held in-person with lunch provided, but may change to virtual delivery as a result of local and provincial COVID-19 policies and procedures.   



Organizers - Alysha McNeil (Western University), Lesley Hymers (Mining Matters), Deana Schwarz (APGO Education Foundation) and Beth McLarty Halfkenny (the Canadian Geoscience Education Network) geocollections@uwo.ca



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