Do you take your students outdoors, teach them about energy or the environment, or even engage them in some kind of project work? If you do ANY of these, please visit the link below to enter your submission (takes less than five minutes) - deadline is March 10th. Your submission will help celebrate Canada's 150th birthday - and honour all the ways you already show climate leadership in your classroom.
Thank you to everyone that attended the conference. There were over 800 educators attending the full conference with over 400 participants in the Education on Planet Earth sessions. A BIG thanks to Edmonton Public Schools for collaborating with us on this event. Thank you to the presenters and exhibitors that made Education on Planet Earth a success.
Calgary educators, looking to engage your students in green tech and energy? The Energy Revolution Fair is June 8th! Register now, or sign up to compete in the Fair, at http://www.greencalgary.
The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre’s award-winning mobile education program will be visiting schools and camps across the country this year to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. AquaVan 150: Connecting Communities to Coastlines will facilitate personal connections between youth and marine life, emphasizing that all of our waterways are connected.
The programs will include live marine invertebrates, a selection of unique artifacts, along with region-specific information on Canadian waterways.
Request a visit to your community here: http://www.vanaqua.org/learn/outreach/aquavan/150/register-en
More than 125 workshops are scheduled with a focus on hands-on, interactive learning. There are the inspirational keynotes from Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer, Dr. Boris Worm, A for Adventure, and MindShift. There will be plenty of arts, culture, local food and fun, all with a touch of magic!
The conference is presented through a partnership of the Canadian Network for Environmental Education (EECOM), the Canadian Network for Ocean Education (CaNOE), the Clean Foundation, Acadia University and the Nova Scotia Environmental Network Education Caucus.
Learn more and register here: http://eecom.org/2017-conference/
Workshop - Coyote Mentoring Workshop April 27, Calgary. Coyote Mentoring is a powerful nature-based educational model that fosters a deep connection with the natural world. Focusing on play, story telling and nature crafts, Coyote Mentoring is an amazing way of getting both children and adults to learn…..without knowing it. Learn more and regsister: www.abcee.org/ece-professional-learning
Webinar - Mar 22 7:30pm EST Earth PLAY for Earth Day 2017. Join Deb and Brenda as they walk through the highlights of EarthPLAY for Earth Day, a program focused on improving play opportunities for young people in schools and other community spaces. Register here: http://greenteacher.com/webinars/
Webinar - March 27 7:30pm EST To Unplug or to Plug In. While the right mobile digital technologies can do much to enhance environmental education, it is important to take time to review and select both the technology and the apps that will work best for your educational situation. Register here: http://greenteacher.com/webinars/
Award - The Starfish Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25 program recognizes and rewards young Canadian leaders creating positive environmental change in their local communities. Learn more and nominate someone.
Conference - Wilderness, Wildlife and Human Interaction. This one day symposium takes place in Cochrane with an engaging line up for speakers. Learn more.
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