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Thursday, February 4 • 10:30am - 11:30am
CANCELLED!!! Teaching Sr. High English in an Outreach School

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How do we get students engaged in literature and film in an outreach school? How do we make these texts accessible?Discussing literature and film is fundamental to understanding, but how do we do that when our clientele is often not that interested and/or have other factors that prevent them from coming to school on a regular basis? I would like to invite other Sr. High English Outreach teachers to a sharing session about how to engage students in literature and film in an outreach school. I would also like to share accessible text selection so that students WANT to complete the course and be as engaged and passionate as possible.


Shawn Saumer

English Teacher, Elk Island Public
Shawn has been a teacher for 27 years, 23 of which have been with Elk Island Public Schools. He has taught in junior-senior high schools as well as in traditional high schools. Three years ago he made the move to teach English at Next Step Outreach School in Sherwood Park. His hobbies... Read More →

Thursday February 4, 2021 10:30am - 11:30am MST
Virtual Room 21 (LA)
  Language Arts / Arts Langagier  Teaching Practices/ Pédagogie