In the Round

Ever Active Schools is hosting several four-part In the Round professional development sessions. Themes will explore a broad range of topics addressing the complex needs of today's classrooms. Develop a community of practice, learn from experts and discuss successes and challenges in a safe, welcoming environment.

What exactly is it?

This is a professional development opportunity ideal for those interested in a deeper, community-based learning experience. Through this interactive format, participants will join four virtual sessions on the same topic, allowing for greater exploration and discussion around practical application of the concepts. 

 

In the Round is a term borrowed from the arts:

in American English:

in the round

1.  With the audience or congregation seated all around a central stage, altar, etc. See also arena theater

About

These sessions are geared towards classroom teachers, school leadership, school health partners and anyone working with children and youth. They will take place on Zoom on specified dates.

Stay tuned for the release of dates and series themes. Check back soon and follow #EASInTheRound on social media for more!

Current series listed below.

Weatherproof Your Practice: Get Outside and Learn!

Calling all teachers interested in building or growing their outdoor practice! With our next In the Round series, explore topics such as:

  • The value of outdoor learning
  • Your outdoor teaching philosophy
  • Being a steward for the land
  • Safety in the outdoors
  • Curriculum connections
  • Equipment, materials and resources
ITR Weatherproof Your Practice Promo Tools

Investment Options:

  • Sessions #1–#3: $45 each
    • Includes access to ITR Community Huddles
    • Includes access to an online community and resource sharing
  • Session #4 (Shaping the Future Pre-Conference): $165
    • Includes access to ITR Community Huddles
    • Includes access to an online community and resource sharing
  • Full package (all 4 sessions): $295
    • Includes access to ITR Community Huddles
    • Includes access to an online community and resource sharing
    • Includes 25% discount on the Main Shaping the Future Conference (regular rate)
    • Includes 25% discount and reserved space in Outdoor Council of Canada's Field Leader Certification (Level 1 or 2)
    • Includes $50 resource package

Register for:

Weatherproof Your Practice: Get Outside and Learn!

Calling all teachers interested in building or growing their outdoor practice! With our next In the Round series, explore topics such as:

  • The value of outdoor learning
  • Your outdoor teaching philosophy
  • Being a steward for the land
  • Safety in the outdoors
  • Curriculum connections
  • Equipment, materials and resources

Oct 2021

November 24, 2021

ITR Community Huddle

January 13, 2022

ITR Community Huddle

Jan 2022

October 21, 2021

Session #1

Teaching Philosophy and Connections to the Land

November 10, 2021

Session #2

Equipment, Materials and Resources

December 7, 2021

Session #3

Curriculum
Connections

January 26, 2022

Session #4

Shaping the Future Pre-Conference

Investment Options:

  • Sessions #1–#3: $45 each
    • Includes access to ITR Community Huddles
    • Includes access to an online community and resource sharing
  • Session #4 (Shaping the Future Pre-Conference): $165
    • Includes access to ITR Community Huddles
    • Includes access to an online community and resource sharing
  • Full package (all 4 sessions): $295
    • Includes access to ITR Community Huddles
    • Includes access to an online community and resource sharing
    • Includes 25% discount on the Main Shaping the Future Conference (regular rate)
    • Includes 25% discount and reserved space in Outdoor Council of Canada's Field Leader Certification (Level 1 or 2)
    • Includes $50 resource package

Are you a member of GEOEC or HPEC? We have a special offer for you!

All Alberta Teachers' Association members can join one specialist council for free each year, including HPEC and GEOEC, visit the ATA website for more information.

Do you teach with a First Nation school authority? Contact our Resilient Schools Team about support for you and your school team to join this learning series!

This edition of In the Round is hosted by Ever Active Schools, the Global, Environmental and Outdoor Education Council, and the Health and Physical Education Council.