Workshops by Education Areas

This is a list of selected workshop topics by education area/audience. It is a bit of an arbitrary categorization but gives a feel for the diversity. The groupings are alphabetically presented below for the following areas:

    • Adult, Community & Post-Secondary Education
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Elementary Education
    • Energy Education
    • Oceans & Water Education
  • Parks & Interpretation
  • Recreation and Health
  • Secondary Education
  • Waste Education

 

 

Adult, Community & Post-Secondary Education

  • Engaging Communities in Renewable Energy Development
  • Uncommon Common Art – Assemblage Art in Nature
  • Cultivating Mature Hope in a Climate of Change
  • Green Rights: Law, Journalism and Education in a Post-Truth World
  • Sustainability Learning Pathways in Teacher Education: Supporting the Next Generation of Inspired Educators
  • Exploring the Key ingredients for successful empowering youth leadership programs
  • Food, Farming and Social Justice
  • Transitioning to Resilient, Adaptable and Sustainable Local Economies
  • Sorting it out: On the Path to a Zero Waste Farmers’ Market
  • The Politics of Fair Trade
  • Engaging Communities in Nature

Early Childhood Education

  • Mother Nature’s Book
  • Mindfully Connected: Children, Nature & Technology
  • WILD Spaces: How to Transform Any Space into a Wildlife-Friendly Garden
  • The Small and the Tiny: Children’s Relationship with Insects
  • Connecting Kids to the Natural World through Nature-Character Development
  • The Effect of Nature Related Routines on Preschool Children’s Affinity to Nature Discovering the Soil Beneath Your Feet
  • Power of Outdoor Play- Learning from Forest Kindergartens
  • Reconnecting with Nature 2.0— Inside of Natures Edges
  • There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather – Only Poor Clothing

Elementary Education

  • Hands-on Water Education with Project WET
  • From Nature to Curriculum through Transformative Learning
  • Transforming School Yards as Outdoor Learning Spaces
  • Reconnecting with Nature 2.0— Inside of Nature’s Edges
  • Sharks and Rays – Environmental Education through games
  • The Power of Outdoor Play- Learning from Forest Kindergartens
  • Investigating Amazing Aquatic Life
  • Discovering the Soil Beneath Your Feet
  • Talking Climate Change with Kids: Best Practices for Elementary Students
  • Netukulink

Energy Education

  • Technology, Curriculum and Communities
  • Energy and Climate Change Literacy in New Brunswick: No Where to Go but Up
  • Engaging Communities in Renewable Energy Development
  • Build Your Energy System Challenge
  • Breaking Climate Change Paralysis Through Participatory Photography
  • Environmental Visualizations and Science in a Box!
  • A Citizen Jury & Deliberative Exercise on Energy Futures
  • Virtually Energized

Oceans and Water Education

  • Hands-on Water Education with Project WET
  • A citizen science water monitoring project: An environmental education opportunity from university campus to community school.
  • Canadians Pull Together for Ocean Literacy in CaNOE
  • Teaching with porpoise: Using immersive outdoor marine mammal education to teach biological research skills, environmental conservation and stewardship
  • Connecting Students with their Natural Marine World through Hands-On Field Courses
  • Shoreline Cleanups, an outdoor classroom for everyone
  • Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation’s Environmental Education Programs
  • Siku Arctic Sea Ice Educational Platform— Integrating Indigenous Knowledge, Science, Technology, Curriculum and Communities

Parks and Interpretation

  • Mi’kmaw Traditional and Ecological Knowledge
  • Songs for Environmental Education Sharing Circle
  • Coyote Mentoring: Exploring Techniques in Deep Nature Connection
  • Connecting Kids to the Natural World through Nature-Character Development
  • Cultivating Mature Hope in a Climate of Change
  • Investigating Amazing Aquatic Life
  • Discovering the Soil Beneath your Feet
  • Engaging Canadians in a Parks Canada Forest Restoration Project
  • Photovoice: Using Storytelling in Evaluation

Recreation and Health

  • Key Ingredients for Successful Empowering Youth Leadership Programs
  • Mother Nature’s Book
  • Mindfully Connected: Children, Nature & Technology
  • Development of the Blue Route Cycling Network in Nova Scotia
  • WILD Spaces: How to Transform Any Space into a Wildlife-Friendly Garden
  • Loose Parts Adventure Play
  • Reconnecting with Nature 2.0— Inside of Natures Edges
  • Liability Issues in Outdoor Learning
  • Uncommon Common Art in Kings County: A Healthy Co-Dependency
  • Mother Nature’s Book
  • The Land as our Teacher
  • The Nova Scotia Outdoor Network: Building an Outdoor Culture in NS
  • Playing Naturally: A Cape Breton Naturalized Playground Case Study
  • Opportunities for improving human and ecosystem health through recreation in nature

Secondary Education

  • Build Your Energy System Challenge
  • Teaching the Greatest Challenge of Them All: Climate Change
  • Clear Cuts and Watershed – A Fabric for Contextual Learning
  • Weaving Environmental Education into 21st Century Learning Competencies
  • Arctic Sea Ice Educational Platform—Integrating Indigenous Knowledge, Science, Technology and Curriculum
  • Exploring the Unknown: Underwater Observatories and Online Data Tools for Marine Science Teaching and Research
  • Environmental Visualizations and Science in a Box!
  • Teaching about Invasive Species
  • From Nature to Curriculum through Transformative Learning

Waste Education

  • Critical Cohorts and Key Partners in the World of Waste
  • Co-Constructed Waste Education Programmes in Sabah, Malaysia
  • Sharing Innovative Ideas and Curriculum for Waste Management Education
  • Sorting It Out: Solid Waste-Based Curriculum Resources for In-Class Educators
  • Rethinking Waste – A Holistic Approach
  • Photovoice: Using Storytelling in Evaluation
  • Cultivating Mature Hope in a Climate of Change
  • Planet Protectors: Using Waste Management Facilities for Innovative Learning Experiences