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Nurturing Students’ Inquisitive Minds with STEM - Gander

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Central Regional Office

203 Elizabeth Drive

Gander, NL A1V 1H6

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Join colleagues for a full-day professional learning Summer Institute and participate in hands-on/minds-on strategies that will develop student's inquiry and problem-solving skills. Resources will be drawn from Let's Talk Science's IdeaPark website; a great resource for early years, Kindergarten and primary grade educators with a suite of classroom-ready, skills-based resources.

  • Gain hands-on/minds-on experience with student-centered, curriculum-aligned resources for your Early Years to Grade 3 classroom.

  • Explore scientific inquiries that enhance students’ ability to observe, predict, sort and classify, compare and contrast, and draw conclusions.

  • Participate in design and build challenges that support the development of students’ problem identification, designing, planning, creating, testing, and evaluating skills.

  • Learn how skills related to understanding decomposition, abstraction, pattern recognition, and algorithmic thinking support the development of students’ computational thinking skills.

  • Collaborate with colleagues and engage in meaningful discussions that support program planning in early STEM education.

This session includes a full day of professional learning, morning refreshments, lunch and takeaway classroom posters to support inquiry and problem solving. At this workshop you will receive your own copy of Let's Talk Science's new book for early years and primary grades called What is an Insect?.

BONUS: Attend this workshop and be entered into a draw to win a Samsung Gear 360 camera valued at CDN$250!

Sign in: 8 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Workshop: 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This session is open to all Kindergarten to Grade 3 and Early Childhood Educators.


Facilitators:

Lynn Fitzpatrick, Education Program Consultant, Let’s Talk Science


Want more information? Please contact Lynn at lfitzpatrick@letstalkscience.ca

Thanks to continued funding support from Hibernia Management & Development Company Ltd. all registrants who attend this session will receive a full refund.


Offered in collaboration with and with support from the Newfoundland & Labrador English School District and Hibernia Management and Development Corporation Ltd.

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