Articles tagged with: Instructional Resource Centre

  • Faculty of Education shares online teaching resources

    With K-12 students across Ontario engaged in online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, experts in Brock University’s Faculty of Education have been gathering online teaching resources and recommendations for teachers and teacher candidates alike.

    The sudden move to online platforms has many educators at all levels looking for appropriate tools and resources without the time it should usually take to develop online learning experiences.Read more

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  • Event: IRC Future Ready Sessions

    The Instructional Resource Centres are hosting a series of Future Ready Sessions for students, instructors and faculty. All sessions qualify for Experience Plus for students.

    These 45-minute sessions will focus on exploring future-ready instructional resources available in the IRC as well as discussions of how these can be incorporated into classrooms. Future readiness and STEAM awareness are defining characteristics of the contemporary learner. The objective of these sessions is to prepare for the risk-taking, digital literacy and innovative instructional strategies required to serve future learners.

    Sessions will take place in the IRC at each campus.

    St. Catharines IRC sessions

    Tuesday sessions are held at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., while Thursday sessions are held at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. For those whose schedules conflict with the sessions offered, there is an opportunity to book alternates times for groups of four or more people. Contact to book sessions or with any questions.

    • Sept. 18 & 20 – 3D Printing
    • Sept. 25 & 27 – Computational Thinking
    • Oct. 2 & 4 – Coding & Robotics Part 1
    • Oct. 23 & 25 – Electric Circuits & Engineering Design
    • Oct. 30 / Nov. 1 – Coding & Robotics Part 2
    • Nov. TBD – iPADS in the Classroom

    Hamilton IRC sessions

    For students at the Hamilton Campus, specific topic sessions (listed above) can be booked for groups of four or more to accommodate schedules. Contact to book a session. Upcoming pre-scheduled sessions include:

    • Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. – 3D Printing
    • Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. – 3D Printing
    • Sept. 25 at 11:15 a.m. – 3D Printing


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  • Faculty of Education celebrates Computer Science Education Week

    Brock staff, professors and students celebrated Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) from Dec 4. to 10, helping to promote computer science skills in their communities.

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