January 2013

Archive for January, 2013

Marie Curie – A Living History Project

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Today I received a very special e-mail from a very special woman – Susan Marie Frontczak. I would like to share it with you. Dear¬†Marina Today I celebrated my birthday, and received many good wishes. Many encouraged me to celebrate and a good friend suggested that I “make it a day to remember.”¬† This preliminary […]

Inquiry into Mathematics and Science Teaching

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

For the past three weeks I have been engaged in exploring different issues of mathematics and science teaching and learning with my teacher-candidates (pre-service mathematics and science teachers). Our group has 21 student-teachers. They chose a topic they wanted to research individually and then had to explore it in more depth and consequently present it […]

Geogebra Institute of Canada

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Today is my blog day… I haven’t been posting much for the past three weeks as I have been very busy with teaching my daily Inquiry course for mathematics and physics teachers… and have been extremely busy with it. As the course is coming to an end, I have a little bit more time to […]

Teaching Mathematics in Canada…

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

I have been teaching future mathematics and science secondary teachers for the past four months. This has been a very special opportunity for me. I had a privilege to spend time with people who all had graduated with science and mathematics B.Sc. degrees from our universities and who are motivated and inspired to teach the […]

Making Science Relevant…

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Being a science teacher is not a job, to me it is a way of life… A few days ago I experienced a very interesting phenomenon – an air inversion – when the temperature on the ground in cooler than the temperature in the mountain. As a result, you might have clouds in the city […]

Winter 2013 AAPT Meeting

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

Winter 2013 meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers is taking place in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is always a wonderful event, but this year the list of speakers is just outstanding (AAPT WM 2013 program: ). I am especially happy for the AAPT award winners this year. It is especially important to […]

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