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Archive for the 'International Assessment' Category

Public Voting: International LUMA StarT Competition

Thursday, May 5th, 2022

This year I was invited to be one of the judges of the International LUMA StarT competition. This is a large international competition organized by my colleagues at the University of Helsinki in Finland. StarT competition invites educators and students from all around the world to present and share exciting ideas about teaching and learning […]

Selected Media Interviews: Education in the Times of COVID-19

Monday, August 17th, 2020

This is a list of my recent interviews on the topics related to the education in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic: A Zoom Interview with e-Tek on the topic of Education in Canada: E-Tek Webinar#42 A phone interview with Vancouver Sun journalist, Lori Culbert on the challenges of K-12 students and their families […]

Online M.Ed. Program in Science Education

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Dear friends, I hope you can help me distribute this information in British Columbia and outside of it. We are starting our new online Master’s of Education program in science education. Anybody around the world who registered and was admitted into the program (we will have fewer than 20 teachers in our first cohort) will […]

Research Presentation: An International Comparisons on Technology Use in STEM

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

I am very excited to have an opportunity to share my research with my colleagues at the UBC Faculty of Education and the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy. This work has been done in collaboration with my colleague, Dr. Christine (Jungsook) Oh from Daegu University in South Korea.¬†We also have presented this paper in Beijing […]

PISA 2015 Results are Here

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Today the results of the 2015 PISA (Program International of Student Assessment) were published. We have been waiting for the results for a long time. As I work with future physics and science teachers, it is not surprising it is very important to me how Canada is doing internationally. While my own children are not […]

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