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WEBINAR: Taking Project Based Learning Outdoors - The Importance of Nature Connection and Education

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Facilitator(s): Kathy Worobec
Michele Jones
Date:April 03, 2018
Time:4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
No charge
Location: Virtual
Course code: 18-CR-274

Target Audience

All Teachers

About this learning opportunity

The best way to make positive changes to our environment is to teach our young people how to connect with the outdoors. Learn what it takes to develop a project based lesson that will engage your students in the outdoors, and connect with your curriculum.

About the facilitator(s)

Kathy Worobec has been ACEE’s Education Director since 2012. She leads ACEE's work on K-12 curriculum redesign, coordinates ACEE's Alberta Green Schools, supports our Edmonton region Community of Practice, and creates and delivers many of our education stakeholder events. She has more than 25 years of experience in developing, implementing, delivering and managing energy and environmental education programs for youth and teachers. Kathy has taught in the classroom, worked in the energy efficiency field with the Alberta Department of Energy, consulted, and spent nine years as part of the Pembina Institute and GreenLearning Canada education team. She received her education degree from the University of Alberta.

Michele Jones is on secondment from Black Gold Regional Schools.  Michele has worked in the educational field since 1996. She has taught a wide variety of subjects and has practical experience in implementing project-based learning in the classroom. She has led numerous professional learning opportunities, at the school, district level and provincial level. Michele holds a Masters of Education degree in the area of Educational Leadership. She is also a certified Google Educator. She is passionate about all things that support our Alberta student and adult learners in today’s fast-paced world.