Category Archives: IE Stories

Stewardship in Action

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We are thrilled to share an update that Kathryn, our Program Director, received from STAR EcoWorks after they travelled to Tanzania to make a special delivery of a solar lantern made during an Inside Education solar lantern workshop. These hands-on interactive workshops allow students to work in small groups, building solar lantern kits as they evaluate sources of energy and investigate electrical technologies.  You can learn more about our solar lantern workshops (and request one today!) by visiting the school programs section of our website. Hello Kathryn, I hope all is well at Inside Education. I’ve just returned from Tanzania where I had the pleasure of donating one of…

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Inside an #InsidePD Program!

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Get the inside scoop on what our teachers experience on our professional development tours, straight from the source! Careers educator, Vanessa Lewis, recently joined us on our Western Canada Oil Sands Careers Education program and wrote about her experience on the tour. Greetings! This was an incredible learning opportunity from my perspective as a Career Development Consultant for the Sun West School Division in Saskatchewan. Heading into this experience, I had some preconceived notions and ideas as to what the oil sands were all about.  During the tour and through interactions with industry professionals, I learned much about occupations within…

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Catching Up With The Institute Man

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As you may know, this year Inside Education celebrates our 30th anniversary; and Bruce Wilson has been with us almost the whole way. Around here, we call him the Institute Man. A teacher with the Calgary Board of Education for 37 years, he’s experienced quite a bit with us over the years and was kind enough to share some memories of his time spent with Inside Education. After a long career of teaching, what’s the one thing you’re going to miss the most? The one thing I will miss the most is the smiling, cheery faces of my students as…

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Tips for Field Season

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Field Season – the most WONDERful time of the year! Springtime at Inside Education is a magical one – it’s when we get to dust off the winter cobwebs and get out to the beautiful nature sites that serve as the outdoor classrooms for our exciting and incredibly interactive no-cost Field Programs. Inside Education field studies operate during May, June, September and October. These full- or half-day programs are available for grades 4-12 at various field sites across the province. Our team of professional educators will lead students through an experiential, curriculum-connected field trip. You can click here for more information…

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Celebrating 30 Years!

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This year, Inside Education is proud to celebrate 30 years of supporting teachers and inspiring students (although we don’t look a day over 25). Since 1985, we’ve provided programs that enable Canadian teachers and students to understand the multiple perspectives related to our environment and natural resources. That’s 30 years (or 10,957 days) of ‪#‎AhaMoments‬. Join us as we celebrate this incredible milestone.

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Alberta Boreal Careers – VIDEO

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Learn more about the Alberta Boreal Careers Project (ABC) we hosted in the Peace River region of Alberta. Five of the area's high schools were invited to bring their high students to experience the wide range of career opportunities in their own backyards. To find out more about upcoming ABC opportunities, visit our Youth Education Summits page.
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Our reminder

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Planning for Generate 2015 is well underway.  Our team is very proud of our Youth Education Summits and have been lucky enough to meet and spend time with the inspiring students and teachers who attend these opportunities. But sometimes we are fortunate to be reminded of just how much these experiences impact the participants.

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