LEARN Web Events allow subject-matter specialists, teachers, consultants & administrators to come together to investigate topics that are of interest to them. Using our online platform, educators from anywhere can connect, share and learn. Each month, a new live web event will be scheduled with a completely different focus and target audience.
If you missed one... we've got you covered! Check out the archived web events below and feel free to share your favourites with your esteemed colleagues.
Virtual Science Labs
What are virtual science labs and how can I use them in my classroom? Virtual labs can be used to augment or replace hands-on lab investigations if you:
- -Have a limited amount of glassware, tools, and measuring devices available in the lab.
- -Have no lab technician and you need assistance in preparing for your experiments.
- -Find it difficult and costly to ship the standard chemicals and other specialty materials.
- -Want to incorporate more computer-based activities info your classroom.
January 20, 2014
Audience : Science Teachers from Elementary Cycle 3 to Secondary
Presenter Kerry Cule is an online science teacher and secondary science consultant with LEARN. She has a background in electrical engineering and worked for 10 years in a high tech company before making the transition to teaching.
Visual Journals with the Journal Fodder Junkies
The Journal Fodder Junkies will discuss their new book, Journal Fodder 365: Daily Doses of Inspiration for the Art Addict and guide participants through a hands-on mixed media demonstration. Activities will utilize writing, image transfers and page manipulations in the visual journal. Have your journal and favorite art making supplies on hand and join in on the experience.
November 21, 2012
Audience : Teachers: Elementary to Secondary (ELA & Visual Arts)
Presenters David R. Modler and Eric M. Scott are the Journal Fodder Junkies. This dynamic duo are artists, educators, authors, and internationally recognized experts on the visual journal. They have presented at state, national, and international conferences and conventions, and they have provided workshops at artist retreats and other venues across North America.
Web Event (Recording) with Brian Smith from CFEE.org
This is an archived session given by Brian Smith of the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education to teachers and consultants in September 2017, in support of the new Financial Education Program in Quebec. In this presentation, Brian describes his and CFEE's role and resources offered via their website, visits to schools, and in terms of online and print materials.
Audience : Teachers
Brian Smith is Vice-President of the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education He has been promoting financial literacy resources to youth in Montreal for the past eight years, and is founder of the Monnaie Money Financial Literacy project at the Carrefour jeunesse-emploi de Côte-des-Neiges. Brian is also a winner of several awards for his achievements, including the Financial Literacy Educator of the Year Award, Prosper Canada Passion for Financial Literacy Award, and the Notre Dame de Grâce Outstanding Citizen Award.
Writing Reflectively in Math and Science… Really? Whatever For?
The benefits of reflective writing for elementary and secondary levels will be discussed from the points of view of the students (self-regulated learning) and the teacher (formative assessment). This webinar focuses on the pedagogy of reflective practice, as opposed to any specific tool(s), but will include many exemplars from a range of tools, such as Twitter, Voicethread, blogs, googledocs, padlet, and epearl (digital portfolio).
April 22, 2015
Audience : Teachers: Elementary Cycle 3 to Secondary
Presenter Kerry Cule has a background in engineering and made the transition to teaching in 2007. At LEARN, she currently has two roles: online science teacher and secondary science consultant.
Presenter Peggy Drolet has taught math at every high school level for over 25 years. Presently, she is teaching math online for LEARN.
Presenter Audrey McLaren is an online math teacher for LEARN. She has been teaching math for almost 30 years, the last 7 with LEARN in the online environment.