WELCOME TO THE OTF CONFERENCE WEBSITE FOR:
IT STILL ALL ADDS UP
MAKING MORE THAN ¢ENTS OUT OF FINANCIAL LITERACY
November 3-4, 2017
Holiday Inn Toronto Airport,
970 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON, M8W 1J9
REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25 AT
12:00 P.M. - PLEASE REGISTER NOW!
The Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF), with support from the Ministry of Education, presents a professional learning event for teachers looking to explore creative, authentic ways to make financial literacy come alive in the classroom!
This two-day conference, that coincides with Financial Literacy Month, is designed for teachers who wish to learn more about how to infuse financial literacy into their programs. Teachers of grades 4-12, across an array of subject areas, will have opportunities to learn about, and explore a host of strategies and resources to build their financial education toolkit.
The conference will open Friday, November 3 with an engaging keynote address by Melissa Leong. Melissa is a personal finance writer, on-air personality, speaker and bestselling author. She writes about personal finance for the Financial Post and appears on CTV’s The Social
as its resident money expert. Through her media channels, she reaches millions of Canadians in a quest to help them manage their money while maximizing happiness. The program on Saturday, November 4 will open with a keynote address by Robin Taub, a financial literacy consultant, professional speaker, blogger, and media spokesperson, and the best-selling author of A Parent’s Guide to Raising Money-Smart Kids
Conference attendees will also be able to select from the scheduled break-out sessions which will delve more deeply into practical classroom strategies and resources to support their students in developing effective financial literacy habits and skills. These sessions will include:
- I’ll soon be graduating… will I be OK financially?
- Financial Literacy HELP (History/Economics/Law/Politics/Civics)
- Making Financial Literacy Accessible for English Language Learners and Struggling Students
- Financial Literacy for the 99%, not the 1%
- Practical Approaches to Financial Literacy in the Family Studies/Social Science Classroom
- Developing Financial Capability in Students: A Resource Toolkit for Educators
- Making Finance Meaningful: Integrating Financial Literacy into the Elementary Classroom
- Building a Financial Literacy Toolkit: Resources to Support Elementary and Secondary teachers
- Making Finance Meaningful: Beyond the Basics
- The Cost of Consumerism: Do the Math and Cheque Your Footprint
- Fraud: Facing the New Frontiers
- Opting In, Not Adding On: Getting Comfortable with Financial Literacy
|Join colleagues from across the province in a safe, nurturing learning environment that provides you with the opportunity to connect with peers and mentors, grow in your own knowledge in ways that will further inspire your students - and you - to take financial learning deeper and further!