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Thursday, February 16 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Let's Take It Outside! Literacy and Math in Your Schoolyard

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Whether your schoolyard resembles a nature paradise or a concrete jungle, it can be an endless source of inspiration and wonder for your students. Studies show that children feel more relaxed outside and are therefore more open to deep learning on all subjects. This workshop will demonstrate how to use the outdoor learning environment to provide authentic and rich learning opportunities that boost your students’ literacy skills by helping them make meaning of words and unleashing their creative minds as they explore and express what they see, hear, touch, smell, and feel. It will also demonstrate how to develop a range of numeracy skills including basic operations, estimation, magnitude, measurement, patterns, shapes, or space. You’ll leave with many activities, ideas and resources you can use right away.

Speakers
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Nicole Chang

Environmental Education & Engagement Coordinator, Alberta Council for Environmental Education
Nicole joined ACEE in 2022 as the Environmental Education and Engagement Coordinator for Northern Alberta. She has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Sciences and a Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education from the University of Alberta. She has most recently... Read More →


Thursday February 16, 2023 1:00pm - 2:00pm MST
Salon 9