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Enviromental Education Webinars


Climate change education continues at the TDSB during the global pandemic. The EcoSchools team, in collaboration with colleagues at OISE’s Environmental and Sustainability Education Initiative, have created a series of weekly webinars to help shift environmental learning to the virtual world during this time of school closures. A wide range of environmentally themed topics will be explored, please review the webinar subjects below. Please join us – these sessions are open to anyone to attend!

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October Webinar Series:


Eco-Racism in the Parks: The Black Canadian Experience

Monday, October 26th

Led by Jacqueline Scott, this webinar explores the Black Canadian experience in hiking and outdoor recreation, Outdoor recreation is often a path to conservation, environmental education and activism. Race, space,and shape is welcomed in nature-based activities, whether in local schools, city parks or further afield in national and provincial parks. Jacqueline currently leads Black Outdoors, and as a PhD student at OISE, researches how to make outdoor recreation and environmental discourse more welcoming for Black people.

Topic: Eco-Racism in the Parks: The Black Canadian Experience
Time: October 26, 2020 4:00 pm Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Registration is required.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

November Webinar Series:


Indigenous Land-Based Teaching & Learning

Thursday, November 12th

Join Mike Izzo, Site Supervisor with two of the TDSB Outdoor Education Centres, for this webinar that explores Indigenous knowledge and educational pedagogy that assist teachers in the delivery of Indigenous Education experientially in natural settings. There will be a focus on fundamental knowledge such as the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action, as well as strategies for educating youth at a variety of grade levels and in a variety of subject areas on the Land. This event is part of OISE’s Learning Garden webinar series.

Topic: Indigenous Land-Based Teaching & Learning
Time: November 12, 2020 4:00 pm Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Registration is required.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

 

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