Learners at the Centre

A Research Forum on Education in Manitoba
Friday, November 3, 2017, 9:00:00 AM - 2:30:00 PM
Faculty of Education, Brandon University, Brandon, MB - MAP

Sponsored by Faculty of Education, Brandon University, and the Council of School Leaders of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society

9:00 - 9:15Welcome to the Day (Rowe Theatre)
Bruce Shamray, Chair, Council of School Leaders of the Manitoba Teachers' Society
Greetings - Heather DuncanVice President, Research &,Dean of Education, Brandon University

9:15 - 10:00 Keynote Session
  Donna Davidson, Superintendent, Mountain View School Division & President of the Manitoba Association of School Superintendents
10:00 - 10:15Break
10:15 - 11:00 Concurrent Session 1
1A - Dr. Cathryn Smith - Rowe Theatre MTS Teacher-Led Learning Team: Articulating the Program Design Theory Brandon University
1B - Joan Zaretsky - 214 What is your leadership style? Learning Forward
1C - Sandy Margetts & Pre-Service Teachers - 224 Promoting science literacy through STEM design tasks Brandon University
1D - Karen Rempel - 101 Indicators of success for Indigenous children and youth Brandon University
11:15 - 12:00 Concurrent Session 2
2A - Mike Nantais, Sandy Margetts, Candy Skyhar - 204 Promoting numeracy through family math night Brandon University
2B - Lesely Eblie Trudel - 214 Towards fully appropriate public education in Manitoba - A 75 Year Journey Sunrise School Division
2C - Jan DeFehr - 224 Depathologizing the learner through critical mental health awareness: Calling for a paradigm shift University of Winnipeg
2D - Ardith McGeown Plant - 101 Raising the compulsory age of attendance in Manitoba schools: Implications for administrators and teachers University of Manitoba

12:00 - 1:15 Rm 214 - Lunch courtesy of Council of School Leaders of The Manitoba Teachers’ Society

1:15 - 2:00 Concurrent Session 3
3A - Janet Martell & Eileen Sutherland - 107 Equity through literacy and numeracy classroom practice Lakeshore School Division & Manitoba Rural Learning Consortium
3B - Maurice Williams - 214 Making students great again University of Manitoba
3C - Sari Rosenberg and R.F. Morrison teachers - 224 Engaging all K-6 learners in rich problem solving tasks Seven Oaks School Division
3D - Jacqueline Kirk - 101 Exploring the counselling roles of the school principal Brandon University
2:35 - 2:45 Closing Session - Rowe Theatre - Bruce Shamray
Launch of The MERN Journal Volume 14, 2016-17. Marion Terry, Brandon University, Editor




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