Azadeh Shirzadi - Moderator of Spotlight on Women in Science
Real-life STEM role models take centre stage to share their stories — and passion for science! From their favourite fictional women scientists to their compelling careers, learn about the limitless possibilities for women and girls in STEM.
Deeper Exploration: Addressing Biases and Barriers to Equitable Outcomes in STEM
Using current statistics on the gender gap and historically marginalized groups in STEM, educators will engage in hands-on evidence-informed learning experiences that are ready for classroom implementation.
TDSB Teachers sign up on Key to Learn for this full day workshop.
A youth social forum celebrating creative resistance
Hosted by OSSTF Toronto HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE
Come share your passion for social change with other students and teachers from across the city, participate in dynamic and diverse workshops offered by community activists, youth, and fellow OSSTF members, and celebrate the presentation of the Camille Natale awards for outstanding human rights/social justice work by TDSB students.
The first in a series of conversations leading up to the researchED Ontario 2018 Conference being held on April 13th and 14th in Toronto/Mississauga Ontario.
In this episode, it's Azadeh Shirzadi on her passion for promoting equity in the area of STEM.
"Our guest speaker this week was our former Science Centre teacher, awesome mentor, and founder of STEMneutral: Azadeh Shirzadi. We talked about everything from a false notion of gender parity, to our education system, to part-time jobs (lol)!"
A day of tinkering, thinking, talking and transforming.
"The Metamorphosis Girls STEM Conference is an initiative with the goal of supporting girls in studies and career paths in STEM. Our mission is to foster partnerships with people and organizations who are dedicated to creating welcoming spaces for girls in STEM, while engaging girls in the making of their own STEM stories."
Do you want to empower your students to create a gender neutral playing field in STEM? By examining gender-role stereotyping, bias, and learning assertiveness strategies, students can gain tools that will give them a better chance at navigating obstacles they may face in their future STEM careers.
Elementary Teachers can sign up through TDSB's Key to Learn.
The workshop includes:
• A hands-on introduction to gender stereotyping and bias that results in gender imbalance in STEM
• Participating in engaging activities that you can take back to your class
• Trying out class projects with embedded assessment ideas
Theme: STEM and Global Competencies
The Eureka! Science conference is an opportunity for educators and industry professionals to learn and share strategies to improve the teaching and learning of students. While at the conference, teachers will have the opportunity to hear a keynote address, attend 3 workshops on a wide variety of topics, visit an Exhibitors’ Hall and network with other teachers.
Moderator of Spotlight on Women in Science
We shine the spotlight on girls and women in different STEM fields. They’ll share their personal stories; demonstrate the wide variety of interesting, exciting and often unique opportunities a career in STEM provides; and answer questions, inspiring our visitors – particularly girls – to imagine their future leadership potential in STEM.