- Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB) - http://www.hpedsb.on.ca -

For parents: workshop about using iPods in classrooms

“All i’s On Learning” will be a fun and interactive event for parents/guardians

Parents/guardians are invited to All i’s On Learning, an informative and interactive workshop featuring student learning experiences through use of iPods and 21st Century skills development. event flyer

Follow along with students from three schools as they demonstrate their learning using iPods for classroom activities.

DATE: Wednesday, May 2, 2012
TIME: 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Education Centre, 156 Ann Street, Belleville

Students from Prince of Wales Public School, Sir John A. Macdonald School and Stirling Senior Public School have assisted in planning this event.

Learning goal for the evening: Parents/guardians will gain knowledge to better understand 21st Century skills that are being taught in schools and how they can expand these skills at home.

7:00 p.m. Welcome and session overview
7:05 p.m. How is Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board addressing 21st Century learning skills from a Kindergarten to Grade 12 perspective? Why is this important?

– Matt Norton, Senior IT Services Officer

7:25 p.m. Student-hosted carousels. Students will share their discoveries, connections, creations, challenges and learning through the use of iPods in the classroom.
7:55 p.m. Digital citizenship. What does this mean for parents/guardians and students?

– George Couros, Division Principal of Innovative Teaching and Learning, Alberta

8:15 p.m. Q&As
8:20 p.m. Networking and refreshments
Supervision for younger children is available upon request.

This event is supported through a Parents Reaching Out (PRO) Grant received by Stirling Senior PS School Council.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]