Monarch Teacher Network of Canada

Teaching and Learning with Monarch Butterflies

August 17 & 18, 2012
North Shore Recreation Centre
Tatamagouche, NS

Teaching and Learning with Monarch Butterflies is a two-day, fully immersive workshop focused on giving educators the knowledge and skills to teach multi-disciplinary lessons that will strike awe and wonder in students of all ages!

Educators learn about the Monarch's life cycle, migration, habitat requirements, by participating in experiential activities, including indoor simulations, outdoor wide games, and a variety of visual and performing arts. There is also a focus ethical and political considerations related to species conservation and social justice issues in Mexico.

Through our proven teachers teaching teachers method, participants build confidence and competence working with Monarchs including:

Appropriate handling techniques;
Care and feeding throughout all life stages;
And tagging and tracking of migrating Monarchs.  
Participants will leave the workshop with the knowledge, skills, and tools to bring the magical story of this emblematic creature to life for their students.  

Workshops are available for the low cost of $95.00 (plus applicable taxes), which includes all resources and snacks each day.

For more information and to register visit or contact Nancy McGee by phone 289-268-3911 or email

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