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Archive for June 29th, 2012

Supporting Active Learning and Technological Innovation in Science Education

Friday, June 29th, 2012

I recently became aware of a new Canadian resource for science educators that merges technology, science education and active learning: http://www.saltise.ca/The site comes from Quebec and I personally know the people involved in its development. I hope to have an opportunity to collaborate with them. The site addresses a lot of the issues I am […]

The Scale of the Universe

Friday, June 29th, 2012

As I am getting ready to teach my summer course, I keep looking for resources. It is a fabulous website. I love the idea of scale and how technology can help us visualize it more interactively. As soon as I think of it, the famous movie by Charles and Ray Eams (a husband and a […]

Provincial Government Cancels Support for Science Literacy Program for BC Children and Families

Friday, June 29th, 2012

¬†British Columbia Public Education scene has been in turmoil in the past few years. Last year, a job action of BC teachers has shaken it even more. However, the actions by the BC Government towards public education make many of us even more puzzled than the actions of BC Teachers’ Union. Just yesterday, our Premier, […]

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