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Friday, February 9 • 13:30 - 14:30
Tackling Community Issues in the Classroom: Designing Projects for Change!

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The new Alberta Curriculum calls for students to be active global citizens and engage in identifying and solving problems in their own communities. In this facilitated workshop, participants will walk through a method used by non-profit organizations when designing projects to tackle community issues. Using this authentic problem analysis tool, students will learn how to analyse a problem, and address the root causes of an issue, rather than the symptoms. The tool has been modified to be kid-friendly, and ready to use in your elementary classroom!

Speakers
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Leah Ettarh

Executive Director, Alberta Council for Global Cooperation
Leah is the Executive Director of ACGC. Previous to working at ACGC, Leah was a teacher, passionate about helping students become aware of the impact they make, and can make, in the world. This passion led her to spend time teaching Middle and Upper Secondary Social Studies in schools... Read More →


Friday February 9, 2018 13:30 - 14:30 MST
Shaw CC: Salon 12 9797 Jasper Ave
  Social Studies / Études sociales  Career & Technology Studies
  • Chairperson Amy Bautista - St. Albert Public #73
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 160
  • Grade Focus K-6
  • Tags English