Workshop Details
Workshop ID 294
Title Classrooms to Community: Strategies for Place Based learning (Jan 25)
Year 2018/2019
Subject Area Sustainability
Audience Group Elementary Teachers
Open to external participants? Yes
Join facilitators from the VSB, Metro Vancouver, and Classrooms to Community to explore strategies, tools, and inspiration for utilizing the local environment for inquiry-based learning. Participants will:

  • Explore engaging place-based strategies connecting to the revised BC curriculum 
  • Receive practical classroom tools and resources, including A Metro Vancouver Satellite Map and the popular booklet “Get Outdoors! An Educator’s Guide to Outdoor Classrooms in Parks, School Grounds and other Special Places”
  • An EEPSA membership and Green Teacher Magazine one-year subscription 
  • Get to know how Classrooms to Communities (C2C-BC), a BC sustainability education network, can benefit schools, districts, and communities 
  • Be inspired by VSB success stories and fellow teachers and community partners 
Lunch will be provided!

Contact Information Ashley Bangsund, Sustainability Coordinator, 604-713-5941,
Registration Deadline
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Fee Required Yes
VSB Employee Fee $30.00
Non-VSB Employee Fee $30.00


Workshop Number: SUS - 1/25/2019 (2)
Classrooms to Community: Strategies for Place Based learning (Jan 25)

Date: Friday, January 25, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Location: Queen Mary Elementary
Address: 2000 Trimble St.
Parking: Yes
Presenter(s): Ashley Bangsund

Note: Presenter(s): Ashley Bangsund (VSB), Colin Mayer (VSB), Bruce Ford (Metro Vancouver)
Max Enroll/Seats Left: 30/23
EOC Provided: No