Workshops & Events


We strive to support a wide variety of initiatives that further research and knowledge mobilization for online/remote teaching and learning and also support our five pillars:

  • Reconfiguring virtual education
  • Regenerating sustainable learning relations
  • Recognizing rural and remote community needs
  • Responding to Indigenous knowledge
  • Reviving intergenerational knowledge

 

Current Workshops

Fundamentals of Coding Summer Camp


Hybrid | UBC Campus
First session: August 2

A week-long coding summer camp that teaches fundamental in HTML, CSS & Javascript to high school-aged youth.

Edith Lando VLC Reading Club

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Virtual
Next Session: September 29, 2022 | 4- 5:30PM

A monthly book club to expand your knowledge about the many facets of education and related pedagogies.

Dr. Sara Florence Davidson Book Event


Virtual
Monday, September 26 | 4PM - 5:30PM

Dr. Sara Florence Davidson introduces her two latest books and discusses how she balances research and writing with her busy academic schedule.

Early Coding: Coding Without Computers


Virtual
Tuesday, October 18 | 7PM - 8:30PM
In this workshop, we will explore fun ways to introduce young children to coding through stories, dance, cooking, games, nature’s life cycles and treasure hunts without them ever having to go near a computer screen or tablet.

Registration Coming Soon


Past Workshops

Re-Imagining Mathematics Education Webinar Series


This webinar series invites teachers to re-imagine math education through culture, community, and teaching for social and ecological justice.

Engaging All Learners in the Middle Years


Join in a shared conversation about engaging all learners in the middle years with this four-part interactive webinar series.

ECED Pro-D Series (2021-2022)


Three sessions themed around early childhood education, with topics including social justice and Indigenous perspectives in ECE.

Creative Coding with Scratch


Two sessions exploring Scratch - an online tool that develops literacy and numeracy competencies, and communication and collaboration.

Understanding WordPress for the Classroom

Two elementary school-aged girls looking at an open laptop
Learn the basics of the WP box of blogging blocks, and think critically about how blogging can support K-12 educators, leaders, and learners.

Twine: The Accessible Digital Tool

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Learn all about Twince, a free, open-source tool for designing and writing interactive non-linear digital stories and text-based games.

Digital & Scientific Literacy


Explore scientific literacy by analyzing how technology and media can colour our understanding of the world.

ECE Professional Development: Reflections and Shadows


Explore ways to engage young children in light and colour play, both indoors and outside, using easy to access materials.

Feminist Pedagogies


A series of 8 workshops designed for LINC 6/7 that will introduce students to concepts of feminism - in partnership with VCC.

PANDA AAC Camp


A four-day camp for children with disabilities whose primary mode of communication is AAC (augmentative and alternative communication).