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Last spring, I was invited to Laval Senior Academy’s “It’s Complicated”, a vernissage of student visual arts and spoken word performance that blossomed from their partnership with the English Language Arts Network (ELAN) and the …

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How should we teach Inquiry-based Science?

December 15, 2014 – 12:28 pm | 10 Comments | 2,913 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, …

Dressed for Success: The Teaching Coat

December 9, 2014 – 8:52 pm | 2 Comments | 4,240 views

 
Good teaching cannot be reduced to technique but is rooted in the identity and integrity of the teacher. (Palmer, 1997)
This year as I began my own journey working with the graduating class from the School …

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

December 2, 2014 – 9:48 am | 4 Comments | 2,742 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 …