Breaking new trail to improve learning conditions for our students
This learning network consist of several passionate educators who are seeking to improve their teaching and student learning. Group members have expressed the following topics of interest:
Outdoor Classroom: Place-based learning using the Forest School model. Integrating Math and Literacy in the outdoors.
FN Ways of Knowing, Doing and Being
Integration of Yukon First Nation Ways of Knowing, Being and Doing
Cross-Curricular lesson plans for Outdoor Education. For example, an ice study unit or a simple machine unit that would mainly be done outside and that would integrate grammar, English language arts, science, math, arts, ADST, etc.
First Nations Ways of Knowing, being and doing. And balanced literacy.
Inclusive Education, Experiential Learning/Project Based Learning, Numeracy
Integrating curricular concepts into outdoor experiences, assessment of student learning, integration of Yukon First Nation ways of knowing and doing.
We will gather 3 times between January 2021 and Spring 2021 to learn, share and grow:
Session#1 - Wednesday, January 27th @ Alpine Bakery & Whitehorse Cross-Country Ski Trails Session#2 - Wednesday, February 24th @ McIntyre Creek Watershed Session#3 - Monday, April 19th @ Baxters Gulch/Spook Creek Watershed