ICPP21-92 Jasper National Park: The Palisades Outdoor Learning Series: K - 3
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Jasper National Park: The Palisades Outdoor Learning Series: K - 3
Presented by: Sanne van der Ros & Jamie Orfald-Clarke
Monday, February 01, 2021 | 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Session Location:
Online , Online, AB GET DIRECTIONS
About the Session:

We offer 30-minute presentations focused on the basics to get you comfortable with using the outdoors as a classroom. Topics covered include:

  • Overcoming Hurdles to Taking your Class Outdoors: What’s stopping you?
  • Basic Risk Management
  • Integrating Subjects in Outdoor Settings: Can I teach my subject outside?
  • Connecting your Students to Nature: Need some hands-on activities for the schoolyard?

This learning opportunity is being offered through a grant from Alberta Education.

About the Presenter(s):
Sanne van der Ros

Sanne van der Ros (B.Ed, MA in Environmental Education and Communications) has worked for Parks Canada for four years. She has taught environmental and outdoor education programs for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 for twenty years at outdoor centres, private and public schools, and in the non-profit and government sectors. She has also led professional development workshops for teachers at regional, provincial and national environmental education conferences for over a decade, enabling teachers to connect their students to nature and the outdoors in meaningful ways.  

Jamie Orfald-Clarke

Jamie Orfald-Clarke has worked for Parks Canada in Jasper National Park for four years. As an outdoor and experiential educator, he facilitates Alberta curriculum-linked programming to K-12 students, as well as high school credit programs. Jamie brings over a decade of experience as a backcountry trip leader and outdoor educator together with his training, education, and experience as a high school math and science teacher to engage meaningfully with thousands of children and youth in the outdoors. 

Catering is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment.
Photography Release:
This is a public event with the likeliness of photo/video throughout the day. By attending, participants understand they may be captured in photo or video for future presentations or promotional material development. Please see conference hosts if you prefer to not be photographed.

Registration Fee:


Registration Deadline:

February 02, 2021


K - 3 Educational Assistants, Teachers, Principals, Parents & Education Stakeholders

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