• Conferences

    OAGEE runs two conferences each year, the spring and fall versions, and sometimes a Summer Institute. Each conference offers Geographers the opportunity to share knowledge and resources, learn about the latest developments, and review the latest from the publishing community.

    Dates & Locations for the 2014 OAGEE Fall Conferences

    Fall Conference: October 17–18 @ Ryerson University in Toronto Ontario

    Check out the conference pages for all the details. 

     
     
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    Membership in OAGEE

    Having a membership in OAGEE means many terrific benefits for you: It means that you will receive a quarterly professional publication called "The Monograph". Each issue contains lesson plans and activities, designed by teachers, for use in a variety of Geography courses. The Monograph also contains resource lists, book reviews, Geography news, and information about upcoming events

     

  • The MonographThe Monograph

    The Monograph is the journal of the Ontario Association for Geographic and Environmental Education. It strives to provide materials useful to secondary and elementary school teachers of Geography and its cognate disciplines.

     
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    Financial Literacy

    O.A.G.E.E. in partnership with O.G.C.A., supported by the Ontario Ministry of Education announces lessons and activities to support financial literacy in geography courses in grades 7‐12.

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Presenter Information

Written by OAGEE Admin on . Posted in Fall 2014 Conference

Register at 8 AM in the upper level of the HUB cafeteria located in the middle of the Podium Building (POD). Please arrive at your designated room 10 minutes before your presentation is to begin.

VGA cables are required if you bring your own laptop.

Alternatively, presenters can use the podium computer (no laptop required). Simply bring your presentation on a memory stick or make it available through Google Drive or another cloud based service.

If you are using an Apple product you must provide your own adapter to fit the VGA cable.

Data projectors will be available in all rooms. 

For those presenters requiring audio (e.g. showing a video clip), most rooms have good speakers, but some speakers are a little out of date and might not work that well (presenters might want to bring their own speakers if possible).

There are no photocopying services available at Ryerson so please bring enough photocopies of any material you wish to distribute.

The Ryerson user name and password are on your program.

Please examine the schedule below for your room number. Schedules will also be posted on the doors of the presentation rooms. There will be student volunteers ready to assist you at Ryerson.

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2014 OAGEE Fall Conference - Travel Information (where am I going!)

Written by Shawn Hughes on . Posted in Fall 2014 Conference

If you are driving to Ryerson University be aware that parking can get expensive for an entire day. See the following web page for more details:
http://www.ryerson.ca/ubs/parking/vehicle.html
 
If you are traveling by TTC get off the Yonge Line at Dundas and walk east on the north side of Dundas to Victoria Street. Go north on Victoria, crossing Gould St.  Enter the Podium (POD) building on your left (to the west). You will find the HUB cafeteria in the center of the building. 
http://www.ryerson.ca/maps/
 
Register between 8 and 8:45 AM in the upper level of the HUB cafeteria located in the middle of the Podium Building (POD).
 
See you on Friday and Saturday!
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2014 OAGEE Fall Conference - Value Added ESRI Workshops! FREE!

Written by Shawn Hughes on . Posted in Fall 2014 Conference

Please join us for the upcoming OAGEE pre-conference ArcGIS Online workshop at Ryerson University. Whether you are new to GIS or looking to upgrade your GIS skills this workshop is for you. 
To register, please visit http://bit.ly/1nFiYeC . As space is limited, please only register if you intend to attend.
 
Workshop Details
Two workshops will be offered. A beginner and advanced option.
Cost: free (a light dinner will be provided)
Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time: 3 pm – 8 pm
Location: Ryerson University, Podium (POD) 351 and 348
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OAGEE Fall Conference 2014

Written by OAGEE Admin on . Posted in Fall 2014 Conference

OAGEE Fall Conference 2014
October 17-18 (Fri-Sat)
Ryerson University, Toronto

OAGEE Sustainability

Keynote Speakers

Sheldon Levy (Fri. Oct. 17)

Dr. Sheldon Levy Now the President and Vice Chancellor of Ryerson University, Sheldon Levy grew up and went to public school and university in Toronto. Mr. Levy is well known in the post-secondary education circles in the greater Toronto area as a transformative force, champion of the entrepreneurial academic model and master of urban reinvigoration. 

 

Dr. Charles Hopkins (Sat. Oct.18) 

Dr. Hopkins

Currently at York University as the UNESCO Chair on Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainability, Dr. Charles Hopkins’ post takes him all over the world. He is a founder and co-chair of the Sustainability and Education Academy (SEdA) Canada.

 

Over 50 workshops to choose from for Grades 7-12, including sessions on the new curriculum, game-based learning, geo-technology, international trips, urbanism, and inquiry-based learning.

Five field trips available, including a Waterfront Tour, Toronto Island Bike Tour, and the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada.

One or two day registration rates available.

To register and for more information click here!

Conference Coordinators: Paul Hackl & Ling Wong ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

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2014 OAGEE Fall Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors

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As the Coordinators for Publishers and NGOs of the upcoming Ontario Association for Geographic and Environmental Education (OAGEE) Fall 2014 Conference in downtown Toronto, Ontario we would like to extend this invitation for your company, university, college, or organization to participate. This event attracts approximately 300 delegates from across the province, including teachers, department leaders, and curriculum coordinators.

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