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Positive Behaviour Guidance for Children: Online Workshop Series
Learn about practical, useful positive guidance information, strategies, and resources in this online workshop series by the U of T Family Care Office.
Monday, October 21 to
Tuesday, December 31
More info: https://uoft.me/behaviour-guidance

Graduate Information Sessions for Future Students (Oct - Nov)
Join the School of Graduate Studies for a free information session to learn about OISE's diverse range of graduate program offerings, the U of T application process, admissions, and scholarships. For many sessions, graduate administrators and current students will be on hand to share their insights. No registration required!
For more information and location details, visit the SGS website.
Wednesday, October 23 to
Tuesday, December 3
More info: https://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/admissions/

Behind the Scenes: Organizing an Engaging and Impactful Conference
Students, staff and faculty are invited for this interactive and informal workshop (sharing circle) to discuss good practices for organizing an engaging and impactful conference. Topics will include fundraising/proposal writing, call for proposals, peer review processes, logistics, social media and communications strategies, conference programs, and more. Remote access available. RSVP required at internationalization2019@gmail.com.
Tuesday, November 19
5:30 - 7:00 PM
OISE Nexus Lounge, 12th floor
More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/cihe/cihe-speaker-series/behind-the-scenes-organizing-an-engaging-and-impactful-conference/

Brown Bag Research Lunch: Professor Kang Lee on "The Origin of Academic Cheating"
The Associate Dean, Research, International & Innovation invites the OISE community to our research brown-bag sessions featuring presentations by OISE's Canada Research Chairs and Endowed Chairs. This November, Professor Kang Lee, Canada Research Chair in Moral Development and Developmental Neuroscience will present "The Origin of Academic Cheating."
*All are welcome to attend. No RSVP necessary.
*Please bring your lunch and be mindful that this is a nut-free event. Coffee/tea will be served.
Wednesday, November 20
12:00 - 1:00 PM
OISE Room 12-199

Disability Studies & Performativity: A panel presentation
Drop in for a lunchtime conversation featuring Prof. Tanya Titchkosky, MEd grad Miggy Esteban, and instructors Dr. Devon Healey and Dr. Rod Michalko for a panel titled, Disability Studies & Performativity.
**Esteban will help us question how 'ordinary' gesture expects us to perform (dis)ability.
**Dr. Healey will read an excerpt from her dissertation, Blindness in V Acts: Disability Studies and Critical Creative Inquiry. This dramatic reading explores how the everyday characters "Blind" and "Sight" move in the world together.
**Dr. Michalko will read an excerpt from the final draft of his novel, My Thick Persian Rug. Lead blind character, musician JD, moves us into the question of what it means to perform blind.
**Prof. Titchkosky will close with an overview of how each presentation represents different relations to disability as a performative enactment.
Wednesday, November 20
12:00 - 1:30 PM
OISE Room 12-202

The Role of Ontologies in Data Analytics with Professor Mark S. Fox
DEPE Speaker Series
In this 1-hour presentation, Professor Mark Fox will discuss the "Achilles Heel" of machine learning and data analytics, namely the lack of semantic interoperability of data. He will review what an ontology is and is not, and its role in achieving semantic interoperability. Examples will be drawn from our research into smart cities. Drop in, no RSVP required.
Wednesday, November 20
12:00 - 1:00 PM
OISE Room 6-184
More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/depelab/

Indigenous Education Network's 30th Anniversary Lectures: Vicente M. Diaz & Christine T. DeLisle
This November, OISE celebrates the IEN's 30th Anniversary with two special lectures and an evening for the whole community. Hear from University of Minnesota professors Vicente M. Diaz and Christine Taitano DeLisle who will discuss "Trans-Indigenous Futures: Oceanic Seafaring in the Great Lakes and Great Plains," followed by a talk on "Placental Politics: CHamoru Women Protecting the Sacred Against U.S. Militarism in GuÄhan." Registration required.
Thursday, November 21
6:00 - 8:30 PM
OISE Nexus Lounge, 12th Floor
More info: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/iens-30th-anniversary-lectures-vicente-m-diaz-christine-t-delisle-tickets-79032996821

Indigenous Artist-in-Residence Performance Lecture: Vanessa Dion Fletcher
In Europian Day Lesson, Vanessa Dion Fletcher performs the role of teacher, presenting archetypal social science lessons, imagining Europe and Europeans as the subject of a single special day. This satirical twist of subject positions will help us gain insight and understanding of what it means to have a teacher assume expertise.
Everyone is welcome to attend!
Wednesday, November 27
5:00 - 6:30 PM
OISE Nexus Lounge, 12th Floor

OISE Wellness Lunch & Learn Event: Mapping Sustainable Happiness
Facilitated by Hilary Inwood
Our happiness is integrally related to that of all life forms on earth -- what is truly best for people is good for the planet, too. Join Hilary Inwood and learn more about sustainable happiness and begin to map and connect its elements to your own life. Free! No registration required.
Thursday, November 28
12:00 - 12:45 PM
OISE Room 12-199
More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/wellness/index.html

The Effects of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution on Community Engagement among University Students: Implications for Comparative and International Education
Comparative, International and Development Education (CIDE) Seminar
Join Neivin Shalbi for her presentation on how the 2011 Egyptian Revolution influenced community engagement in higher education in the country. Shalbi will examine perspectives of college students of the effects of the revolution on their engagement in the community through curricular and co-curricular activities.
Refreshments will be served. No RSVP required.
Thursday, November 28
4:00 - 5:30 PM
OISE Room 7-105
More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/cidec/CIDEC_Seminar_Series/index.html

Project WILD / Below ZERO Workshop ($30)
Facilitated by Elizabeth Straszynski
Are you looking for fresh ways to integrate environmental education into your teaching, every subject, every grade, regardless of the season? Project WILD / Below ZERO brings a fun, hands-on, inquiry-based approach for K-12 educators. This day-long interactive workshop, led by teacher and outdoor educator Elizabeth Straszynski, will introduce you to concepts, issues, outdoor class management and activities (and modifications!) to engage and inform students. Participants will receive official guides and certificates of completion.
The cost for this workshop (including guides and certificates of completion) is $30 payable online by November 22.
Saturday, November 30
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Register at Project WILD for info
More info: http://cwf-fcf.org/en/explore/education/education-calendar.html

Introduction to Family Law (WEBINAR)
Presented by Downtown Legal Services
Learn the basics of Family Law and what is involved in:
Custody and access
Child and spousal support
Separation agreements
General overview of the family court process
Tuesday, December 3
Webinar (Online)
More info: https://familycare.utoronto.ca/events/workshops/#2076

Youth, Theatre, Radical Hope and the Ethical Imaginary: Translating Research into a Play and Engaging New Publics
Brown Bag Research Lunch: Professor Kathleen Gallagher
This December, join distinguished professor Kathleen Gallagher for an OISE Research, International & Innovation brown bag session titled, "Youth, Theatre, Radical Hope and the Ethical Imaginary: Translating Research into a Play and Engaging New Publics."
*All are welcome to attend. No RSVP necessary.
*Please bring your lunch and be mindful that this is a nut-free event. Coffee/tea provided.
Wednesday, December 4
12:00 - 1:00 PM
OISE Room 12-199
More info: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/research/Events/

Alumni Family Day: The Adventures of Pinocchio at Young People's Theatre
Join OISE this PA day with U of T alumni and the children (5+) in their lives as we dive into the Adventures of Pinocchio and other fun activities at Young People's Theatre. Registration required ($20).
Friday, December 6
11:45 AM - 3:30 PM
165 Front Street East
More info: https://alumni.utoronto.ca/events-and-programs/alumni-family-day-adventures-pinocchio-young-peoples-theatre

Focus on Research Series: Comparative Research in Educational Leadership
The Centre for Leadership and Diversity's "Focus on Research Series" seeks to highlight the research of faculty from OISE as well as international scholars and graduate students in the areas of educational leadership, policy, equity, diversity, social justice and issues critical to education. In this Focus on Research event, Professor Joseph Flessa discusses comparative research in educational leadership from international contexts. Come join the dialogue.
Wednesday, December 11
12:00 - 1:00 PM
OISE Room 6-272

OISE Winter Wonderland & Community Skate
Celebrate the holidays with a magical evening of ice skating, hot chocolate, treats, off-ice games, prizes and other fun surprises. Bring your friends and families - all are welcome! Free skate and helmet rental will be available, but bring your own if possible as numbers are limited. This is a free and indoor event. RSVP today.
Wednesday, December 11
5:00 - 7:00 PM
299 Bloor St W, Varsity Arena
More info: http://www.tinyurl.com/OISECommunitySkate