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Using Children's Literature to Develop Children's Questioning Skills
Presented by: Candace Beaton
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Central Alberta Regional Consortium 8 Page Avenue, Red Deer, AB
About the Session:


This one-day professional learning session will provide Early Years and Kindergarten to Grade 3 educators the opportunity to use effective learning strategies that develop students questioning skills. Participants will engage in a technological design and problem solving framework to formulate questions and solve problem scenarios presented through children’s literature. These STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) experiences will also support the development of the skills of critical literacy, problem solving, communication, creativity, critical thinking and collaboration.

Participants will:

• Meet and collaborate with colleagues and engage in meaningful discussions

• Use strategies to support the development of the skill of questioning

• Learn how to support STEM through the use of children’s literature

About the Presenter(s):
Candace Beaton Candace Beaton has her Bachelor of Education and is currently an Education Program Consultant for Let's Talk Science. Prior to her role with this national, charitable organization, Candace was an elementary classroom teacher as well as an Education Consultant with SMART Technologies where she spent much of her time helping teachers effectively integrate technology into their teaching. In her role with Let's Talk Science, Candace is responsible for creating and delivering hands-on/minds-on professional development sessions that aim to provide strategies for teachers to engage students in areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 3 FULL business days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide three FULL business days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place.
Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: December 05, 2018
Cost: $50.00
Focus(es): Science
Grade Level(s): K-3
Audience: Teachers