Devon and Leah offer a variety of presentations and workshops for educators. Contact us to book a session.
The Connected Classroom
Working in a connected classroom enhances teaching and learning by sharing with a real-world audience, fostering collaboration and improving communication. Explore technology tools and learning activities that will promote collaboration, creativity, critical thinking and problem solving. Find out how and why teachers and students are using social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram in education.
Coding and Computational Thinking in the Classroom
Engaging learners in coding and computational thinking activities can promote the development of important skills, giving students a foundation for success in their current learning and in their futures. Find out how coding and computational thinking can be introduced, using a variety of student-friendly activities and tools.
Supported by today’s technology, project-based learning is engaging and exciting for students and teachers. Good project based learning provides opportunities for meaningful and authentic learning, while promoting the development of important timeless skills. Powerful projects help students meet curricular outcomes while they are making a difference in the world. This is an opportunity to hear about powerful projects that learners have led and learn how to guide successful project based learning in your classroom.
Exploration, Design, Power, and Agency: Project-Based Learning and Manitoba’s New ELA Framework
Project-based learning is not a new approach–however, with the release of the 2019 K-8 ELA Framework, it is more relevant than ever. Session participants will learn about how project-based learning experiences can play an important role in helping learners engage in authentic literacy activities that support many of the elements in the new document. We will share how to get started with PBL, supportive tools and resources, and examples of PBL in action. Participants will leave with new ideas, inspiration, and tips and tricks for classroom implementation.
Creating in the Classroom
Support learners in creating with technology. Engage learners in publishing books, filming videos, coding characters and more with these ideas for creating in the classroom. Explore tools to share your students’ work with a real audience and connect your classroom to the world.
How can teachers provide engaging and developmentally appropriate programs while managing a multitude of other requirements? The secret lies in what you do every day. In this practical session, explore innovative and creative tech-infused strategies for teaching and assessing numeracy throughout the school day.
More than Just Slides
Tools like Google Slides and Powerpoint can do more than just slideshows. Join this session to explore ideas and examples for students and teachers to create with slides.