Leave a comment


Beyond Our Classroom is a network of educators who have a passion for finding, planning and running creative professional learning experiences and workshops for educators. We list and promote learning experiences offered by archives, art galleries, clubs, community groups. conservation areas, museums, outdoor centres, provincial parks, school boards, subject associations and teacher affiliates.


For experiences and workshops that Beyond Our Classroom members organize we arrange for speakers and tours led by a professional in specific industries and communities such as art galleries, broadcasting, film making, First Nation communities, legal services, museums, police services, recording arts, recreation, science, technology and tourism. Where possible, sponsors are sought to cover transportation, workshop materials and meals.


We are interested professional learning experiences that help us better understand:

  • Aboriginal education and issues
  • arts education
  • alternative energy: geothermal, solar, wind
  • brain development and critical thinking
  • career education
  • civics, government education
  • drama, dance and theatre education
  • EV electric vehicles
  • environmental education and issues
  • geography education
  • history education
  • law, forensics and policing
  • music education
  • outdoor education
  • outdoor recreation
  • science education
  • technology and 21st century learning
  • values education

Beyond Our Classroom 
seeks out and plans educational professional learning experiences, field trips, seminars and workshops that will:

  • a) help educators better understand and deliver curriculum.
  • b) help educators better understand industries related to subjects and curriculum they teach.
  • c) help educators have new experiences and challenges that will inspire their approach to teaching.
  • d) connect educators in Ontario with each other.
  • e) be fun and social.

Learn how we chose our name.

View our list of events.

Subscribe to our free Beyond Our Classroom E-Newsletter and stay up to date on our educational professional learning experiences, field trips, seminars and workshops.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to follow Beyond Our Classroom and receive notifications of new posts by e-mail.

  • COPS Presentation on Adventure Training October 8, 2015 at 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm The Army Cadet program is open to all young people between 12 and 18.
  • PDSB Google Camp October 10, 2015 at 8:00 am – 3:30 pm Central Peel Secondary School, 32 Kennedy Road North, Brampton, ON, Canada This is the inaugural Google Camp for Peel District. Google Apps are a suite of collaborative online tools that include Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Presentations, Google Spreadsheets that are available to every staff and student in the PDSB. To help teachers and administrators experience the potential of this collaborative suite of tools, we are…
  • Erin Fall Fair October 10, 2015 at 8:00 am – 10:00 am Erin Agricultural Society, 190 Main St, Erin, ON N0B 1T0 Erin Fall Fair Thanksgiving Weekend: October 8 to 12, 2015 nErin Agricultural Society, 190 Main St, Erin, ON N0B 1T0 Join us at the 165th Erin Fall Fair at the Fair Grounds. Brings the kids for discounted price on rides on Thursday October 8. Erin Fall Fair Slide Show Rick Mercer visit the Erin…
  • H.E.A.R.T.S for Haiti Run/Walk October 17, 2015 at 8:00 am – 12:00 pm H.E.A.R.T.S for Haiti Run/Walk at St. Andrews Church Fergus More info
  • Vinyl Record Roundup Workshop October 21, 2015 at 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Erin District High School, 14 Boland Drive, Erin, ON N0B 1T0, Canada Vinyl Record Roundup October 21, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Erin District High School, 14 Boland Drive, Erin, ON N0B 1T0 Discover the artwork, lyrics and music of past generations through vinyl LP records. Why have young people taken so much interest in 1960's to 1990's music recorded on vinyl LP records? How…

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,922 other followers

%d bloggers like this: