Founder of the U.K. researchED movement, Tom Bennett, will be the headliner of the first researchED conference to be held in Canada on November 10 and 11, 2017 at the University of Toronto Schools. Among the featured speakers are:
Britain’s “Learning Spy,” David Didau
Principal of University of Toronto Schools, Rosemary Evans
President of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation, Harvey Bischof
Founder of JUMP Math, John Mighton
U.K. author of Trivuim 21c, Martin Robinson
Teen mental health expert, Stan Kutcher
Founder of the MEHRIT Centre, Stuart Shanker
Director of the University of Toronto Institute for Child Study, Clare Kosnik
Founder of VoicEDCanada, Stephen Hurley
Attached are photos of all of those to be featured, in sequence – from Tom Bennett to Stephen Hurley.
Come and learn what the latest research tells us about the best ways to teach, lead schools, and help children learn. Listen, learn and speak to the researchers, teachers and academics transforming the best research into teaching practice. Network, get ideas, be challenged and ask questions at one of the most unique, stimulating and engaging events of the year. Join us as we bring researchED to a new audience in Canada.
Tom Bennett Paul W. Bennett
Founder, researchED Chair, researchED Toronto
University of Toronto Schools, 371 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2R7
Day 1: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Day 2: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
On the initial list of speakers and workshop leaders, from the United Kingdom and Canada, are:
Tom Bennett, founder of researchED, author of Teacher Proof (2013), senior advisor to UK Government on Student Behaviour in Schools
Rosemary Evans, Principal, University of Toronto Schools
David Didau, UK educator, author of What If Everything You Learned about Education was Wrong?, and better known as The Learning Spy.
Martin Robinson, author of Trivium 21c, and education associate, Royal Society of Arts, London, UK
John Mighton, founder of Jump Math, and winner of the Ryerson Education Award 2016.
Harvey Bischof, President, Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation
Clare Kosnik, Professor, Centre for Teacher Education and Development, University of Toronto
Stephen Hurley, founder of VoiceED Canada, senior consultant to Canadian Education Association
Dr. Stan Kutcher, expert in adolescent mental health, Sun Life Chair of Mental Health, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
Stuart Shanker, distinguished professor of Philosophy and Psychology at York University and Founder/CEO of The MEHRIT Centre, Peterborough, Ontario
Paul W Bennett, founder of Schoolhouse Institute and Adjunct Professor of Education, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS
Sachin Maharaj, Toronto high school teacher and education columnist, The Toronto Star
John C. Myers, Curriculum Instructor, History and Social Studies, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto
Robert Craigen, Professor of Mathematics, University of Manitoba, and co-founder of Western Initiative for Strengthening Education in Mathematics (WISE Math)
Jamie Metsala, Research Chair in Literacy and Special Education, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS
Matthew Oldridge, Mathematics Teacher, Peel District School Board and well-known TED Talk Speaker on Engaging Students in Mathematics
Heather Cumming, Westmount Elementary School, Halifax, NS
Royan Lee, IT consultant, York Region DSB, and curator of Spicy Learning Blog
Vera Franjic, High School English Teacher, Edmonton, AB, better known as Optimist Prime @polymathish
Michael Zwaagstra, Social Studies Teacher and Policy Research Fellow, Frontier Centre for Public Policy, Steinbach, Manitoba.
Andrew Campbell, Grade 5 teacher, Major Ballachey Public School and curator of “Looking Up” Blog, Brantford, ON.
Ted Christou, Faculty of Education, Queen’s University, and Editor, Canadian Journal of Education, Kingston, ON.
Nathalie Lemelin, Directrice du développement et de l’innovation pédagogiques, Collège de Montréal, Montreal, QC.
James R. Christopher, Head, Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School, North Vancouver, BC.
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