How to teach controversial energy and environmental issues in your classroom

Themes:
Science, Social Studies, Curriculum and Pedagogy
What:
1 Hour Session
When:
Thursday Feb 15   10:45 AM to 11:45 AM (1 hour)
Where:
TELUS Spark - Studio 2
Tags:
Division 3 (Grades 7-9) Division 4 (Grades 10-12)
Discussion:
0
"Climate change."  "Getting Alberta oil to tidewater."  Students hear a lot about the issues of our day.  Teachers know the power of connecting student learning to current events - but what to do when the issue you've chosen is controversial and might get some parents upset?  In this workshop, we'll review best teaching practices, show a few examples of powerful project-based and inquiry learning, mention some great teaching resources – and we’ll discuss classroom-ready strategies to help you 'go there' with your students.

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Speaker
Alberta Council for Environmental Education
Executive Director

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