Experiential learning opportunity

Sugar Shack: A LIVE Masonry Experience

All of NB
EVENT DATE IS MARCH 28, 2024
Areas of interest: Manufacturing, Personal Wellness, Skilled Trades, Technology

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Due to a critical shortage of sugar cubes available across Canada, the event was moved to March 28, 2024.

Confirmation email of participation/kits to be mailed/teams link to event have been sent. Please check your email for more details.

Thank you all for the very high interest expressed for this inaugural COE STM event!

 

Thursday, March 28 – Grade 3-5 LIVE Event: 9:00 to 10:15 am   

Elementary learners will build small sugar shacks with “bricks and mortar”, as well as a touch of sweetness, exploring masonry terms, tools, and techniques during this LIVE event. Join COE Lead, Nathan Langille, K-5 Learning Specialist, Amy Tompkins and real mason experts from the Atlantic Masonry Institute for this interactive and engaging learning opportunity! All materials will be provided for the first 40 classes who register (10 per district).  

Holistic Curriculum Connection: Personal Wellness – Strand: Career Connected Learning – Big Idea: Experiencing Potential Career Pathways – Skill Descriptor: Engage in frequent and ongoing career connected experiential learning to learn about preferred career pathways and develop personal competencies. 

Thursday, March 28 – Grade 6-8 LIVE Event: 1:15 to 2:30 pm

Middle school students will build sugar shacks with “bricks and mortar, exploring masonry terms, tools and advanced techniques during this LIVE event. Join COE Lead, Nathan Langille and real mason experts from the Atlantic Masonry Institute for this interactive experiential learning opportunity! All materials will be provided for the first 40 classes who sign up (10 per district).  

Holistic Curriculum Connection: Personal Wellness – Strand: Career Connected Learning – Big Idea: Experiencing Potential Career Pathways – Skill Descriptor: Engage in frequent and ongoing career connected experiential learning to learn about preferred career pathways and develop personal competencies. 

Holistic Curriculum Connection: Technology – Strand: Design Thinking Skills – Big Idea: Problem Solving – Skill Descriptor: Construct and present a project with given parameters and with assistance 

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