Classrooms to Communities: Strategies for Place Based Learning

Date: January 25, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Queen Mary Elementary

Join facilitators from the VSB, Metro Vancouver, and Classrooms to Community to explore strategies, tools, and inspiration for utilizing the local environment for inquiry-based learning. Participants will:

  • Explore engaging place-based strategies connecting to the revised BC curriculum
  • Receive practical classroom tools and resources, including A Metro Vancouver Satellite Map and the popular booklet “Get Outdoors! An Educator’s Guide to Outdoor Classrooms in Parks, School Grounds and other Special Places”
  • An EEPSA membership and Green Teacher Magazine one-year subscription
  • Get to know how Classrooms to Communities (C2C-BC), a BC sustainability education network, can benefit schools, districts, and communities
  • Be inspired by VSB success stories and fellow teachers and community partners
    Lunch will be provided!

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Membership Benefits

  • Annual subscription to Green Teacher: Canada’s popular environmental education journal (value $27) plus access to the entire Green Teacher database of past issues!
  • Subscription to EEPSA email listserve
  • Voting privileges at EEPSA annual general meetings
  • Support to advocate for improved environmental education in BC Schools
  • Notice of EEPSA sponsored conferences and events
  • Opportunities to connect and network with environmental educators

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Environmental Educators Professional Specialists Association

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