October 2016

Archive for October, 2016

Future School 2030 Conference in BJ

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

I am very fortunate to participate in a very special conference organized by the Beijing Advanced Innovation Centre for Future Education under the auspieces of the Faculty of Education at Beijing Normal University. The goal of the project to facilitate a collaboration between researchers at BNU and other countries (Finland, Canada, etc.) in the field […]

4th International STEM in Education Conference at BNU

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

I am very fortunate to be able to participate in the 4th International STEM in Education Conference at Beijing Normal University. I am also proud to represent UBC and to be a member of the Executive Organizing Committee. I feel I am a part of a very exciting group and I hope we will become […]

Catalyst 2017 Conference

Friday, October 21st, 2016

USING TECHNOLOGY TO PROMOTE HIGH QUALITY SCIENCE EDUCATION ONLINE AND FACE-TO-FACE For the last five years I have been teaching an online graduate course in the Master of Educational Technology online graduate program at UBC ( Since it is an online course, educators from all over the world can enrol in it and they do. […]

Hosting a Delegation of Chinese Physics Teachers from Hangzhou

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

I am honoured I was asked to host a delegation of 24 Chinese physics teachers from Hangzhou. These teachers are travelling to Canada to learn more about physics teaching and the use of technology in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. This is something I am very passionate about and I was happy I […]

Family Math & Science Day 2016

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

I have been able to write a lot lately because I have been extremely busy with a few very important events. One of them is 6th UBC Facutly of Education Family Math and Science Day. On a stormy morning of October 15th, 2016, more than 80 student-volunteers (mainly future science and math teachers), colleagues and […]

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