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October 10, 2018 – 3:06 pm | One Comment | 354 views

I grew up in Alberta and part of my story of becoming Québécois includes the year I spent on the Îles de la Madeleine working as a Language Monitor at the Polyvalente des Îles. In …

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Ken Elliott, is a retired science educator. For 42 years, he was a science teacher, science consultant and school administrator. His last job was a school board administrator in charge of implementing Quebec's new science and technology programs. In 2013 he graduated from McGill University with a PhD in Science Education. His topic was the implementation of Applied Science and Technology in Quebec high schools.

How should we teach Inquiry-based Science?

December 15, 2014 – 12:28 pm | 10 Comments | 2,531 views

What kind of student-centered practices do you use in your science classroom? Tell us below or tweet @learnquebec.
As a science teacher in the 70s and 80s and then as a science consultant in the 90s, …

Inquiry-Based Science Education: What is it? Does it Work?

December 2, 2014 – 9:48 am | 4 Comments | 2,300 views

Is science education preparing students for real work in scientific fields? Tweet @learnquebec
The research is in. Active inquiry-based learning in the science classroom leads to a deeper understanding of science. Or does it? I remember …