Below are the 2 hour Afternoon sessions.  

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Session name: Ozobots – Coding & Robotics

Presenter: Meghan Beaven

Date and time: Wednesday, October 16, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Waskesiu Room – Prince Albert Inn

Session Description: This session will focus on coding and computational thinking in primary grades, with a focus on grades 3-6. Participants will also be introduced to unplugged coding and computer-based block coding with the Ozobots – pocket-sized robots that teach kids to program and inspire creativity. Learning will be social and interactive. Activities and resources for the robotic kits will be tied to curricular outcomes and are available to be signed out through the NLSD central office.

* Please bring a laptop, Chromebook, iPad or tablet to the session

Maximum of 20 participants

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Session name: Using Procedures of Choral Counting and Counting Collections to Build Number Concepts (K-5, or higher depending on needs)

Presenter: Shivaun Cassidy & Lori Ulriksen

Date and time: Wednesday, October 16, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Mackenzie King Room – Coronet Hotel


*How to facilitate open-ended counting activities to deepen children’s number sense.
*How counting activities can produce both social and academic benefits.
*How teachers can engage with families to build on students’ mathematical thinking.
*How to facilitate collaborative activities with multiple entry points and multiple ways to be successful.

Maximum of 20 participants

This Session is currently full

Session name: Parent & Community Involvement

Presenter:  Adrian Durocher

Date and time: Wednesday, October 16, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Coronet Room – Coronet Hotel

Maximum of 30 participants

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