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Tue, Aug 22



Building Bridges: Spaces, Places, and Possibilities

TiBert! Free Microbits! A MYRCA author! And More.... Our theme of Building Bridges: Spaces, Places, and Possibilities asks us to think about the ways we are creating safe and diverse spaces for learning, play, and growth in K-12 classrooms, makerspaces and school library learning commons.

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Building Bridges: Spaces, Places, and Possibilities
Building Bridges: Spaces, Places, and Possibilities

Time & Location

Aug 22, 2023, 9:02 a.m.

Winnipeg, 335 Lindenwood Dr E, Winnipeg, MB R3P 2H1, Canada

About the event

"Building Bridges: Spaces, Places, and Possibilities," encourages educators to explore the creation of safe and diverse spaces for learning, play, and growth within K-12 classrooms, makerspaces, and school library learning commons. The conference offers a unique blend of in-person and virtual learning opportunities, all focused on practices in makerspace, literacy, classroom technology, intellectual freedom, curating library collections, diversity in cataloging, and collaborative efforts between Teacher Librarians and Classroom Teachers. In person and virtual options. 

Session Information: During the conference, attendees can choose from an array of insightful sessions designed to empower educators and promote meaningful learning experiences. Here's a glimpse of the available sessions:

Keynote: TiBert (Rob Malo)

His latest project is a multilingual augmented reality audio tour app of St.Boniface called Histoire cachée - In Plain Sight, and this will be the focus of his presentation. The audience will learn how Rob was able to build new relationships with indigenous partners to ensure that the creation process was a community effort that offers a more balanced view of local French-Métis history.

Introduction to Manga for Classroom and School Libraries

Manitoba Education & Early Childhood Learning Presentation

Reading for Global Students

Technology Integration in an Elementary Classroom

Diversity and Cataloguing for Diversity

Unleashing Curiosity: Building Inquiry-Based Bridges

Leading in a Good Way: An introduction to Mamahtawisiwin

Freadom to Read Podcasts

Cataloguing corner - the Manitoba edition

Tools To Help Students Decipher Online AI and   Misinformation/Disinformation

Reshaping school libraries to serve Gen Z and Gen Alpha

Embracing Diversity Through Literature: Empowering Voices, Tackling Book Challenges and Censorship

The Micro:bits of Technology in the Classroom (GET A FREE MICROBIT!)

The Lessons Leading to Fusion - A presentation from MYRCA author Primrose Madayag Knazan

The Pebble Project: Fostering a Culture of Kindness and Connection

Conversations with a Teacher Librarian (FI/E/K-12)

Join Us! Mark your calendars for this inspiring conference that bridges innovation and education. With a diverse range of sessions to choose from, you'll leave with fresh perspectives, practical ideas, and the tools to create a more engaging and inclusive learning environment for your students. Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with fellow educators and build bridges to new possibilities in education. Registration will be available via the MTS portal starting on September 1, 2023.

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