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Archive for November, 2014

Teaching Online: Stories from Within

Friday, November 28th, 2014

A new Canadian book on online education has been published recently. It is an edited book and I have a chapter in it. My chapter deals with online graduate education. I hope it will be of interest to colleague who teach online or who are considering to do so. Chapter: M. Milner-Bolotin, In Teaching Online: […]

Looking forward to teaching an ETEC 533 on-line course

Friday, November 28th, 2014

As our Winter I team is winding down, I have an opportunity to pause and reflect on what I have learned last term. It was a great term with interesting courses, research, publications and conferences. I am also getting ready for teaching my ETEC 533 course – Technology in the Mathematics and Science Classroom. It […]

Reflection on GeoGebra 2014 Conference at OISE

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

I am so excited about this opportunity to attend this conference. I feel a little intimidated here (a lot) as the people here know so much about technology, but I feel I can learn it. It is exciting to see people who are doing these amazing things.  Having an opportunity to interact with people who […]

5th North American GeoGebra Conference

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

I am very excited and honoured to be a plenary speaker at the 5th North American Geogebra Conference that is taking place on November 20-21 in Toronto, ON: https://sites.google.com/site/geogebranorthamerica2014/schedule  Preparing my presentation made me think once again about how we use technology in STEM Education and how we prepare teachers to use technology effectively. I am looking […]

UBC Killam Celebration 2014

Friday, November 7th, 2014

I feel honoured to be invited to 2014 Celebration of UBC Killam Award winners: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/news/2014-ubc-killam-awards-celebration-recap Killam Trusts are something very unique to Canada that many people do not know about. It is also interesting that the idea for the trust came to Dorothy Killam in 1965. The effect has been enormous – I could see it […]

4th Math & Science Family Day a Huge Success

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Five years ago when I came to UBC to become an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Education, I had a dream of engaging our Teacher-Candidates in Mathematics and Science Education in an informal way – I wanted them to experience the excitement of math and science through outreach. I also wanted future elementary teachers […]

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