September 2014

Archive for September, 2014

My research interview

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

This is a short interview about my research in science education and science teacher education and how I see the role of technology in this process.

4th Mathematics and Science Family Day – November 1st, 2014

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Once again we are getting ready for the Mathematics and Science Family Day. This event has become a tradition in the faculty. It is our fourth time organizing it. This time it became even more important as the dispute between the teachers and the government that presented half a million BC students from starting schools this […]

When Scientists (and science educators) Give Up

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

A few days ago I listened to “The Current” show on CBC radio with a Canadian astronaut and a very prominent figure for many Canadians –  Chris Hadfield . The show was devoted to science education and it raised considerable interest. Chris Hadfield  defined science in the show as a formalized curiosity. I liked that definition – as […]

Science Education in Canada

Friday, September 5th, 2014

As BC teachers’ strike is continuing, I am glad that not everywhere in Canada teaching in general and science education in particular is “under attack”. We need strong voices across Canada that help the general population realize why it is so important to have a strong public education system. I was so excited to see […]

The New School Year Begins

Monday, September 1st, 2014

As this busy summer is coming to an end, I keep thinking of what I have learned during the last three  months and what I would like to achieve in the new year. This summer was exceptionally busy for me: I helped to organize two international conferences (STEM 2014 conference at UBC) and 5th International […]

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