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PDTCA THANKS MORGEX FOR THEIR GENEROUS SPONSORSHIP
Morgex Insurance is proud to sponsor the 2022 ATA Conventions. Request a quote, and you could win 1 of 2 cash prizes worth $15,000 each to get away anywhere from Coast to Coast. Click on the Convention’s Sponsor/Exhibitor page for additional information.
Morgex has generously paid for all of our Zoom and Webinar licences as well as sponsoring one of our Keynotes, Dr. Robyne Hanely-Dafoe.

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SUPPLIES ARE NEEDED FOR SOME SESSIONS:
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THE PDTCA BOARD HOPES YOU HAVE AN AMAZING CONVENTION! #PDTC22! 
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When it asks for your name, put your name in the spot.

Google link document with graphic instructions. 

ATA PRESIDENT JASON SHILLING’S OPENING ADDRESS
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Thursday, February 24 • 11:00am - 11:45am
** Winter Outdoor Learning: embrace the magic of the season

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Don’t let the arrival of winter diminish your ability to get your students outside. During this 45 minute session, we will help you embrace the three magical elements of winter (Snow, Cold and Ice). This session is packed full of winter outdoor learning ideas and practical approaches to help you teach ABOUT and IN winter, with literacy and numeracy outcomes in mind. Please note that this session has been designed for K-3 teachers. You will leave feeling inspired to make winter outdoor learning part of your regular teaching rhythm.

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avatar for Christina Pickles

Christina Pickles

Get Outside & Play
Christina Pickles has been connecting people of all ages with the natural world fr 20years in the badlands, forests, streams, and streets. Seven years ago she learned about the importance of play. It was eye-opening for her and she has pivoted her world to pul play at the centre of... Read More →
avatar for Andrea Barnes

Andrea Barnes

Education Coordinator, Alberta Parks
Andrea is passionate about teaching and learning outdoors. She has been the Formal Education Coordinator for Alberta Parks in Kananaskis Country for almost 20 years where she has been developing, delivering and evaluating nature and field experiences for students and professional... Read More →



Thursday February 24, 2022 11:00am - 11:45am MST
Zoom Room 72