Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Faculty of Education’s CREATE series. George Belliveau is Associate Professor at the UBC Department of Language and Literacy Education. He gave the Opening Keynote address, “Shakespeare and drama in the primary classroom” for the Drama New Zealand National Conference in April, as well as conducted workshops with elementary and secondary teachers on drama in the classroom. As a Visiting Professor at the University of Auckland for April 2011, he was invited to present a public lecture on “Research-based theatre.” In May, Belliveau presented “Research-based theatre: Shakespeare in the Elementary classroom,” an invited research presentation at the University of Melbourne.

About the Speaker

Professor George Belliveau teaches in the Department of Language and Literacy Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia. His research interests are in art education, artistic and aesthetic development, drama education, pedagogy, and teacher research.

Select Articles Available

Belliveau, G. (2012). Shakespeare and Literacy: A Case Study in a Primary Classroom. Journal of Social Sciences. 8(2). pp. 170-176. [Link]

Lea, Graham W; Belliveau, George; Wager, Amanda; Beck, Jaime L. (2011). A Loud Silence: Working with Research-Based Theatre and A/R/Tography. International Journal of Education & the Arts. 12(16). p. 19. [Link]

White, Vince and Belliveau, George. (2011). Multiple Perspectives, Loyalties and Identities: Exploring Intrapersonal Spaces through Research-Based Theatre. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE). 24(2). pp. 227-238. [Link]

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Celebrate the 25th Annual Science and Physics Day at Playland!  With help from a group of educators from the UBC Department of Physics and Astronomy, teachers can bring their classes to Playland to have fun and study physics in action. The British Columbia Brightest Minds Competition is part of the Science and Physics Day two-week event, so bring your students to Playland for some educational fun!

Read more and see the video from The Vancouver Sun here.

Program guides and ride specifications:
Amusement Park Biology 12
Amusement Park Chemistry 12
Amusement Park Physics Grades 11-12
Amusement Park Science Grade 10
Amusement Park Science Grade 8
La Science du Plaisir
Science of Fun (Grades 4-7)
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