CSBA Congress 2011-Off To A Great Start

We’re blogging from CSBA Congress 2011 in Ottawa. Here is a summary of  today’s speakers, events and workshops:


  • Dr. James Norrie: Embracing Social Media Inside and Outside the Classroom: The Risks and Rewards of a New Technology Frontier
  • Student panel: Perspectives and Advice from First Nation Students
  • Chris D’Souza: Building Inclusive Schools
  • Chief Gilbert Whiteduck, Dr. Cindy Blackstock, Dr. Barry Montour, and moderator Peter Garrow: First Nations Panel
  • CSBA: AGM and Cross Canada Check-In
  • OPSBA: First Nation Trustees Council Meeting
  • Sir Ken Robinson: Opening ceremonies and keynote

Workshops from the provinces:

  • Saskatchewan: Engaging Your School Community
  • Ontario: Integrating Technology to Create A 21st Century Learning Environment and a Positive Culture of Change
  • Ontario: Bringing 21st Century Learning from Board Vision to Classroom Practice
  • Saskatchewan: Transforming a Community through Educational Partnerships
  • Ontario: Literacy for Life
  • Saskatchewan: The Okiciyapi Partnership
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