Learning Opportunity

Gizmos - Building Conceptual Understanding in Science with Online Simulations that Support the New Grades 4-6 Curriculum

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Facilitator: Karen Blumhagen
Date:April 23, 2024
Time:4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-NC-607
Focus: Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy Science

Target Audience

Grade 4-6 Teachers

About this Learning Opportunity

Encourage curiosity and wonder in science using online simulations. Use phenomena to spark interest and engagement in your students. Best practices for teaching with Gizmos are modelled. Time will be provided to search for and investigate Gizmos aligned to the new curriculum.K - 6 teachers in Alberta have access to Gizmos through a subscription provided by Alberta Education

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

About the Facilitator

Karen Blumhagen

Karen Blumhagen is an Implementation Coordinator with ExploreLearning. She has over thirty years of experience in education as a classroom teacher, learning facilitator, and administrator. Karen has observed firsthand the positive impacts of online simulations in student understanding and achievement. For fifteen years, she has used Gizmos to engage her science and math students. Karen is in... Read more »