Looking to inspire your virtual learners with some epic tales from the jungle? We've got you covered!
Have Dr. Jackie join your virtual classroom for an engaging visit designed to spark student's curiosity and motivate their passions!
With the global pandemic halting travel and dramatically changing the way we teach and learn, Dr. Jackie has revamped her keynote speaker series with an exciting new twist that's perfect for online classrooms. Now students can see gibbons in action in the wild and spend even more time connecting with her about what life is like in the jungle.
Watch gibbons in action & meet with Dr. Jackie to chat!
Watch episode 3 now to learn more
& see Dr. Jackie in action.
Learn more about Dr. Jackie's Journey and our keynote speaking program here.
In these Virtual Visits you can watch wild gibbons in action with our short Gibbon Livin' video series then meet with Dr. Jackie to learn how she got to be where she is today, starting from her childhood dreams growing up in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, to her first taste of Anthropology in Grade 11, to the magical journey of twists and turns that landed her in the jungle for the first time in 2007 studying animal behaviour with monkeys and apes in Thailand.
Packed with anecdotes from the field, inspiring stories, and a motivational message focused on taking personal responsibility to overcome obstacles and make your dreams come true, a virtual visit with Dr. Jackie is a great way to invigorate students to strive for success and build bright futures as they learn about our wonderful natural world.
Grade 7 to
Virtual Visits are Perfect for Students in :
How do the virtual visits work?
Inspiration, education, and motivation specifically tailored for youth.
Virtual Chats are booked in 60-90 minute time slots.
We'll send you links to watch our Gibbon Livin' video series with your students anytime before Dr. Jackie arrives (episodes range from 3-7 minutes totaling 28 minutes for the entire 7 episodes).
Dr. Jackie will join your virtual class and speak for 25-30 minutes recounting her journey and experiences with gibbons in the jungle.
Students will then have the remainder of the time with Dr. Jackie to ask questions and engage in group discussion.
What are people saying about virtual visits with Dr. Jackie?
GR 11 TEACHER
I've invited Dr. Jackie into my classroom for the past 5+ years and she's always been so informative and engaging - my students have always enjoyed her presentations and talked about it after-the-fact.
GR 12 TEACHER
[After the presentation] one student mentioned working hard to get a good average so she could go to McMaster "just like Dr. Prime did". It was one of those moments that really struck me how she obviously immediately connected with Jackie's journey.
GR 12 STUDENT
Dr. Jackie was extremely enthusiastic and influenced how I will approach my future goals and career planning, inspiring me to think about my future options and what I want to do!
GR 10 STUDENT
Dr. Jackie was a phenomenal speaker who really engaged us as she talked about her experiences. Her story made me realize that if you're truly passionate about something, that's when you will thrive!