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MTS / IEEE & The Marine Institute‘s Ocean Innovation Series proudly present;
5th Annual Educators Workshop on Ocean Education in the Classroom
Date for Workshop: September 15th, 2014
Rationale: The development of 21st Century skill sets require engaged and critical thinkers. The oceans which surround this province provide an underutilized resource for intriguing secondary students with real learning experiences in science and technical fields. These are precisely the fields which offer lucrative careers with growth potential and international employment opportunities. This workshop will craft a strategy to bring experiential learning to NL students.

Location: The Fisheries & Marine Institute of Memorial University (MI), Ridge Road, St. John’s, NL
Cost: There is no cost to attend but seats are limited, early registration is encouraged to guarantee your place. Funds may be available to cover the cost of substitute teachers in Newfoundland.

Outcome: A final report summarizing recommendations on how to best bring Ocean Education into our classrooms in an exciting, affordable and meaningful way.

Target Audience:

  • Educators with interests in ocean education
  • Educators attending Oceans 2014
  • Government departments with mandates in education & innovation

Guided Discussions to include:

  • Ocean careers
  • Student engagement & excitement
  • Educator awareness: What’s happening now?
  • Strategic planning for ocean related curriculum planning
  • Global connections in education

Special Presentations from:

  • Robert L. Richards, Business and Technology Teacher

Stockbridge High School - Path to Palau

  • Erica Moulton: Ocean Learning in our Classrooms
  • Jill Zande with MATE
  • & More

To sign up for your free registration: Please email Sherry Del Rizzo: sherry.delrizzo@mi.mun.ca