On May 24 to 26, the FLIGHT teachers had the opportunity for more professional development. Bryan Hughes, Petra Willemse, Nancy Roberts and Greg Hockley attended the ConnectEd Conference at the Calgary Science School.
ConnectEd is a different type of conference. Its focus is on creating connections and conversations on things happening in the world of education. People from around Canada joined in on these conversations, and continued to build connections long after the conference. It was also an opportunity to check out the classrooms of a very innovative school and bring ideas back to our own classrooms.
The FLIGHT team also hosted a session on our own program, so people could learn about running a project-based learning program within a public school.
As is always the case with these events, we learned a lot and have taken a lot away to think about. Thank you so much to Dr. David Overgaard for supporting our visit.