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Future Skills Institute for Educators - Toronto

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R J Lang Elementary and Middle School

227 Drewry Avenue

Toronto, ON M2M 1E3

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The Future Skills Institute is designed to empower educators to build classrooms of the future. This action-packed, hands-on professional development experience will provide teachers with immediately applicable methods and tools that can be use in the classroom or school to build creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking skills in students. Participants will meet other innovative educators and walk away with a unit plan for their classroom that embeds design thinking, entrepreneurship, global mindfulness and innovation into your daily routines.

The Future Skills Institutes are also the first step towards becoming a Certified Future Skills Designer -- all participants receive their level 1 and 2 Future Skills Designer badges!

Key Takeaways:
- Understand the key tenets of design thinking, entrepreneurship, global mindfulness and innovation and learn methods for building these skills/mindsets in students.
- Learn and apply actionable methods for ideation & collaboration and experiment with using these methods with students
- Design a student-directed learning experience that develops critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication in students

Immediately Actionable PD:

All participants walk away with repeatable methods and tools that they can use in the classroom with students, as well as a plan of action to implement their learning right away. You will learn by doing, and do the work of planning as part of the session!

What Participants are Saying:

"Engaging, Inspiring, fun, creative, useful. One of the best workshops I’ve attended!" -- TDSB Teacher

"It was an incredible experience today as we were able to examine the work we do from a very innovative and critical lens." -- Modern Learning Resource Teacher, Peel DSB

"My experience with FDS has breathed new life into how I view and engage with curriculum design and planning." - B.Ed. Teacher Candidate

Send a Team! Group Pricing Is Available:

We recommend that schools send teams of teachers as the Institute is an excellent opportunity for teachers to collaborate and create a unit of study together. 10% discount for teams of 2 registered together; 15% discount for teams of 4 registered together. To access group pricing, please email Leslie at leslie@futuredesignschool.com.

Building a Case to Attend

Why should your school administration support you to attend the Future Skills Institute? Click HERE to download a sample case for support. Don't forget to check with your union about funding for Professional Development - here's a list of each Ontario Teacher's union and how to access funding.

Payment by Cheque

If you would prefer to receive an invoice for your registrations and pay by cheque, please contact Leslie McBeth at leslie@futuredesignschool.com.

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Canada

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