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Professional Learning Summer Institute - Ottawa, ON

Inquiry and Technological Problem Solving as Contexts for Mathematical Thinking

This workshop is open to all Kindergarten to Grade 3 and Early Childhood Educators

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
(Onsite Registration: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)

RA Centre
2451 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, ON

Session Fee: $50. Includes a full day of professional learning, morning refreshments, lunch, parking and classroom posters to support inquiry and problem solving.

BONUS: Register for this workshop and you’ll be entered into a draw for a chance to win a Samsung tablet valued at CDN$200!

Event Details

This professional learning session will provide Early Years and Kindergarten to Grade 3 educators opportunities to explore effective learning strategies that purposefully integrate skills and concepts related to mathematical thinking with scientific inquiries and design and build challenges (technological problem solving).

Participants will:

  • gain hands-on experience with scientific inquiries and design and build (technological problem solving) challenges that integrate skills and concepts related to mathematical thinking in a meaningful way.
  • learn how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) support development of students’ critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration skills.
  • meet and collaborate with colleagues and engage in meaningful discussions that support program planning in early STEM education.

Facilitated by:

Jill Snider, Education Program Consultant, Let’s Talk Science

What educators are saying about Let’s Talk Science Professional Learning…

This was one of the most practical, informative and useful workshops I have been to. It was packed full of useful resources and strategies that I could implement right away. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking to explore inquiry in the classroom. - Samantha Hudyma, HWDSB, FDK

Want more information?

Please contact Jill at jsnider@letstalkscience.ca

Let’s Talk Science Visionary Supporters

Mitchell A. Baran Government of Canada Hibernia Government of Ontario Trottier

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