Program

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Program Schedule:

(detailed timeline available here)

8:00 – 8:45 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:45 – 9:15 AM Welcome and a Conversation with Dr. John Holdren
9:15 – 11:00 AM Strand 1: Standards and Storylines in Climate Education
11:00 – 11:30 AM Coffee and Networking
11:30 AM – 1:15 PM Strand 2: Emerging Platforms and Products for Climate Education
1:15 – 2:15 PM Lunch and Networking; Unconference Planning
2:15 – 3:15 PM Strand 3: New Modes of Engagement in Climate Education
3:15 – 4:30 PM Unconference (includes snack)
4:30 – 5:00 PM Closing Keynote/Performance: Climbing PoeTree

A note about the Program Design of the Forum event:

This Forum event is designed for both live, in-person audiences, as well as viewers who wish to watch and interact via online streaming and social media. The three topic strands have been developed around the content, technology and pedagogy of Climate Education, and reference the TPCK model for professional learning. Strands provide a blend of theory and practice, with anchoring keynote presentations that are followed by shorter “case study” presentations that offer early findings and emergent research. Each strand concludes with a hosted panel discussion with in-studio and online audiences.

These strands are followed by an attendee-driven “unconference,” where participants discuss and develop ways to implement some of the ideas from the panels that had resonated with them. Attendees of the 2014 Forum event reported that the “unconference” session, and additional networking opportunities, provide a real “value-add” for in-person attendance. A dedicated online community space containing tools and resources will continue to be accessible along with the work products from the Forum events, laying the foundation for a larger community of practice for sharing best practices and lessons learned.


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