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CIS ONTARIO EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATORS NETWORK CONFERENCE
Posted 10/29/2017 03:42PM

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Royal St. George's College
120 Howland Avenue, Toronto, ON
8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Place-based Education

Place-based education seeks to help communities through employing students and school staff in solving community problems. Place-based education differs from conventional text and classroom-based education in that it understands students' local community as one of the primary resources for learning. Thus, place-based education promotes learning that is rooted in what is local—the unique history, environment, culture, economy, literature, and art of a particular place —that is, in students' own "place" or immediate schoolyard, neighborhood, town or community. - Laurie Lane-Zucker, 2016

To view the schedule for the day, please click here .

Dress: informal and appropriate for the weather
What to bring: refillable water bottle, travel mug, cash for drinks at restaurant, umbrella
Special considerations: There will be some walking involved during the day. Please contact the committee to discuss any mobility/dietary requirements you may have.
Cost: $185.00 per participant *Lunch, dinner and refreshments included.

To REGISTER, click here

Thank you to the Experiential Educators Network Conference Committee for organizing an engaging, hands-on day of professional learning. We look forward to seeing you there!



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