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Saturday, October 20 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Education in the Era of Fake News: How can we as educators attend to the impact of this new era in our classrooms? - Panel Discussion

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In the current climate of fake news and the role of "experts" seemingly on the decline in media and beyond, how can we as educators attend to the impact of this new era in our classrooms. Please come and hear how our panelists attempt to grapple with this question and provide their thoughts on how science and math education has been and is being impacted, what they believe the role of the expert is or should be, and what can we as educators do, if anything.  

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Phil McRae

Associate Coordinator, Research • Governmen, Alberta Teachers Association
Dr. Phil McRae is Associate Coordinator of Research at the Association and supports the research activities for the profession of teaching in the province of Alberta, Canada; facilitates the strategic planning for the profession of teaching; and liaises with local, national and international... Read More →


Saturday October 20, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Ballroom - Delta