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February 13, 2018 – 8:05 pm | Comments Off on STEAMing up Learning: Robotics heats up at Laval Senior229 views

This is a guest post by SWLSB Science and Technology consultant Samuel Altarac.
How many times do we hear that math and science are boring and not creative? After witnessing the energy and imagination present at …

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Productive Failure in Science Learning

November 22, 2016 – 5:14 pm | 6 Comments | 3,017 views

Has this ever happened to you? Some time ago I was putting together a bathroom cabinet kit following the Ikea instructions as carefully as I could. When I was close to completion, having struggled and …

Applied Science and Technology – An idea whose time has come

January 26, 2016 – 2:23 pm | 9 Comments | 1,953 views

A few years ago I had the pleasure of observing Secondary 4 (Grade 10) classes in the Montreal area as part of my PhD research into the implementation of a then new and different program …