The Teaching and Learning Here and Now: Innovations and Radical Re-Imaginings in Education virtual conference is happening again! Save the Dates May 27 – 29, 2022
This is a FREE virtual conference for Faculty of Education undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, K-12 teachers and education practitioners.
Featuring Keynote Panelists Lance Dixon, the Race Equity Education Consultant at Calgary Catholic School District, and Beau Dixon, Award-winning actor, musician, playwright, music direct and sound designer, who has been listed among Toronto’s Top Ten theatre actors by NOW magazine and Toronto Star! Alicia Reschny, a teacher at Jack MacKenzie Elementary School, will facilitate the panel discussion.
Lance Dixon (Race Equity Education Consultant at Calgary Catholic School District)
Panelist: Fostering equity and inclusion in our learning communities.
The passion that guides Lance’s work is fostering equity and inclusion in our learning communities. Lance takes a constructive approach to equity education by fostering deeper empathy through racial and cultural sensitivity training. The process and practices are guided by aligning critical pedagogy, adaptive leadership, and systems thinking to the foundational principles of Catholic Social Teaching.
Beau Dixon (Actor, musician, playwright, music director, sound designer)
Panelist: Carving the legacy of his ancestors through performance while actively advocating for racial inclusion
Beau is an award-winning actor, musician, playwright, music director and sound designer and has been listed among Toronto’s Top Ten theatre actors, multiple years in a row in NOW magazine and Toronto Star.
Alicia Reschny (Teacher at Jack Mackenzie Elementary School)
Stories for the Heart Performers
Storyteller, teacher, researcher, professor in early childhood Education, University of Regina
Patrick Lewis studies and researches story, narrative identity, storytelling as teaching, and play based learning. He taught as a primary teacher for 20 years before joining the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina in 2004 where he is Professor of Early Childhood Education and Associate Dean. He has authored articles, book chapters, conference presentations, and books. His most recent work, Trauma Informed Teaching through Play Art Narrative is published by Brill/Sense and is co-authored with his spouse Karen Wallace.
Poet, teacher and scholar, Department of Language and Literacy Education, University of British Columbia
Kedrick’s poetry utilizes procedural techniques to produce poems that create a whirlwind of images and tones. He is also an electronic musician whose current project, Collaborative Voltage, utilizes distributed “control voltage” signals to create multiplayer sonic universes of synthesized sound. At UBC, he directs the Digital Literacy Centre, a lab of innovative software development, where they have produced a mobile app called PhoneMe for place-based spoken word poetry (freely available on Google Play and the App Store) and Singling, a text data modification software. For more info about related projects, please visit dlsn.lled.educ.ubc.ca.
Writer, professor, and raconteur
Kimberly is a writer professor and raconteur working to reveal the hidden architecture of everyday life one clever essay poem and story at a time. She’s performed poetry and stories at hundreds of venues worldwide during the past 20 years. She divides her time between Hawaii California and various international and domestic airport departure lounges
Education students, don’t miss this PD and networking opportunity! WestCast is an annual education conference held by education faculties in the western provinces. The 2022 virtual conference features multiple keynote speakers and workshops that focus on topics related to education and wellness. Cost: $42. **Deadline for registration is February 1, 2021.** More information here: https://conferences.usask.ca/westcast2022/index.php#WestCast2022
Teaching and Learning Here and Now: Innovations and Radical Re-Imaginings in Education.
We are hosting a Virtual Conference this spring!
A conference for Faculty of Education undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, K-12 teachers, and education practitioners.
Keynote Panel will feature Dr. Celeste Snowber (Simon Fraser University): Embodied Presence in the Classroom & Dr. Bill Pinar (University of British Columbia): Attending to the Complexity of all Relations in the Classroom
Register by May 5 for the Teaching and Learning Here and Now: Innovations and Radical Re-Imaginings in Education virtual conference. To Register visit http://bit.ly/2021TandL