Info Session - Oct 1st - Exploring Maker Pedagogy in Education, Surrey

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Cambridge Elementary School

6115 150 St

Learning Lab

Surrey, BC V3S 3H7

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This Graduate Diploma in Advanced Professional Studies in Education (GDE) has been developed by Field Programs in partnership with School District #36, Surrey for K-12 teachers interested in making, creating, innovating, building, design thinking, contributing to the school community, and in developing pedagogical practice while engaging in sustained reflective inquiry.

Program Themes:

  • Engaging in teacher inquiry and reflective practice

  • Engaging in ADST’s curricular competencies focusing on the human centred design thinking process

  • Building a classroom culture of creativity, exploration and critical thinking

  • Designing learning experiences and environments to reflect the growing importance of creativity and design

  • Engaging with Indigenous and holistic approaches to teaching and learning (First People’s Principles of Learning)

  • Discovering and implementing new and emerging technologies, tools,
and materials

  • Exploring the role of maker within the curriculum and core competencies

  • Exploring design thinking, engineering, materiality, and interdisciplinarity through problem-based learning

  • Fostering creative and critical thinking through collaborative teams

  • Creating caring and socially responsible community learning environments

  • Collaborating, mentorship, and leadership in teaching and learning innovation

Ideally Suited For:

This two-year, 30-unit program of study is for teachers whose primary focus is school-based educational practice. It provides the opportunity to engage in focused, sustained reflective inquiry. Completion of the diploma allows teachers to move from TQS category 4 to TQS 5 or from category 5 to 5+.

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Cambridge Elementary School

6115 150 St

Learning Lab

Surrey, BC V3S 3H7

Canada

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