Learning Opportunity

Understanding the New K-6 Science Curriculum: A Session for Parents (Note: This is a repeat of the January 16 Session)

This session has been completed.
Facilitators: Ted Zarowny Chris Zarski
Date:April 11, 2024
Time:7:15 pm to 8:15 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-PA-597
Focus: Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy Science

Target Audience

Grades K-6 Parents

About this Learning Opportunity

This session will introduce parents to the New K-6 Science curriculum. Participants should note that the new K-6 was implemented at the Grade K-3 level in 2023-2024 school year with optional implementation in grades 4-6. In the upcoming school year (2024-2025) all Grade 4-6 classrooms will be implementing the new Science curriculum. In this session, a 45 minute presentation will walk parents through the new curriculum. The presentation will help parents understand its structure and provide an overview of the content for grades K-6. Time for a Q and A will be made available at the end of the session.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • 2. Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • 4. Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • 2. Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • 3. Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge


Ted Zarowny

Ted began his career in education as a Social Studies and English Language Arts teacher at the Junior High and High School levels. After teaching in a variety of communities in Saskatchewan and British Columbia, Ted moved to Alberta where held the position of principal at a school focused on gifted education.

Ted’s educational journey has ignited his passion in the area of... Read more »

Chris Zarski

Chris Zarski has been an educator for over 40 years, and has served as a teacher, principal, supervisor and director and Examiner for Alberta Education. Currently is serving as a Curriculum Implementation Consultant with CARC on secondment from her role as the Director of Instruction and Staff Development for STAR Catholic Schools. Chris has led numerous district wide initiatives, provided... Read more »