Posted: September 17, 2019
On September 12th and 13th several teachers from ASDN participated in a professional learning (PL) experience in Halifax that was fully funded by CIVIX Canada. This PL focused on best practices in implementing the Student Vote program which bills itself as, “an authentic learning program that provides students with the opportunity to experience the voting process firsthand and practice the habits of active and informed citizenship.” This free program has been used in several schools in across ASDN and, with the upcoming federal election, will surely see widespread use in 2019. (If you would like to register your class or school for this free resource, you can find more information by clicking here.)
Teachers who attended the conference came back to ASDN with an enhanced appreciation for the Student Vote program and created several invaluable networking connections with teachers from across the Maritimes.
Below is a reflection compiled from some of the ASDN teachers who applied for this free professional learning experience: