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Thursday, February 27 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Social Studies Resources and Tools for High School

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Teacher-led professional development is the new byword in Edmonton Public. Teachers have been given the opportunity to work in areas that they chose as most important to the student success in their own classrooms. Come and see what the teachers in six city high schools collaborated on and produced over the past two years. Two of the organizers of the south-side social studies collaboration group, Will Robertson and Wayne Lavold, will lead you through a discussion of the collaboration itself, alongside the presentation of a variety of resources produced by the collective efforts of dozens of social studies classroom teachers. There will be plenty for you to take home with you!


Will Robertson

Department Head, Edmonton Public Schools
Will Robertson is the Social Studies Department Head at Lillian Osborne High School. With 15 year of teaching experience in various areas including CTS, PE, ELA, Social Studies, History and Global Politics. This is Will’s second career with his first being focused on several different... Read More →

Wayne Lavold

Wayne Lavold is the Department Head of Social Studies at Harry Ainlay High School. He has taught social studies in Edmonton Public Schools for the past 24 years and was co-author of the Social 10-1 textbook, 'Exploring Globalization'.

Thursday February 27, 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm MST
(Archbishop O'Leary Catholic High School - Room 104)