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Thursday, February 7 • 8:00am - 3:00pm
Democracy Bootcamp: NCTCA 2019 presented by CIVIX

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****This is an ATA Staff Officer sponsored event and has an independent registration at the link below**** 

Space is limited. Please click here to register by Thursday, January 24.  

One of the most urgent issues facing democracies today is the spread of misinformation and disinformation. The ability to discern true from false, and reliable from unreliable, is an essential skill of citizenship in the digital age. Learn the tips and tricks for fact-checking and verifying sources that you can bring back to your classroom and empower your students to be informed citizens.

In preparation for the spring provincial election, listen to experts and journalists share their insights relating to the parties and campaign strategies, and participate in small group discussions with other teachers to speak about useful tools and best practices for Student Vote.

Teachers will leave the day ready to challenge their students into thinking about politics, news consumption and participating in Student Vote Alberta 2019.

If you have any questions, please email the CIVIX team at bootcamp@civix.ca.

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CIVIX is a non-partisan, national registered charity dedicated to building the habits of active and engaged citizenship among young Canadians. We provide authentic learning opportunities to help young people practice their rights and responsibilities as citizens, and connect with... Read More →

Jonathan Teghtmeyer

Associate Coordinator, Government- Communications, Alberta Teachers' Association
Jonathan Teghtmeyer is the Associate Coordinator, Communications for The Alberta Teachers' Association. His primary responsibilities are in communications, political engagement and advocacy. He has a Bachelor of Education and Masters of Arts in Communication and Technology from the... Read More →

Thursday February 7, 2019 8:00am - 3:00pm
Offsite - Edmonton
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  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English
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