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CATCA recognizes that convention is situated on Treaty 7, South of Red Deer River the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the North of Red Deer River Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land.

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Thursday, February 24 • 1:20pm - 2:05pm
Big Ideas, Student Projects and Current Issues with project AGRICULTURE

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Explore big ideas like democracy, consumerism, diversity, sustainability, histories, innovation, technology and globalization through agriculture! Find out how to use the project AGRICULTURE curriculum-based program in junior and senior high Social Studies and Science classrooms. Access examples of sources and stories, engage with interesting and quirky trivia questions, find Alberta farm and farmer photos and videos and explore student-created projects that help students make connections between big ideas and agricultural issues and challenges.

This session will provide practical suggestions for using project AGRICULTURE with students as project-based, or simply, activity-centred learning – and within in-class or remote learning contexts. Download any of the project/activity teaching guides, students learning sources, assessment tools and vocabulary supports or receive free print versions of any of the resources.

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Patricia Ramsay

project AGRICULTURE Lead Consultant
Patricia Ramsay is a former classroom teacher and consultant, who currently works on the development of curriculum-based resources and professional learning for organizations interested in supporting effective learning and teaching in Alberta classrooms. She led the creation and development... Read More →

Thursday February 24, 2022 1:20pm - 2:05pm MST