Changing times, Persistent Paradigms
Fri, 27 Sep 2019 14:00:00 +0000
“ There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.” Niccolo Machiavelli Working in the field of education for over a decade, has provided valuable opportunities to work across numerous sectors…Read more Changing times, Persistent Paradigms
Changing Climate: A call for climate change education to go beyond science lessons
Sun, 28 Jul 2019 17:30:00 +0000
In 2018, a Canadian Ipsos Reid poll reported that three quarters (75%) of Canadians ‘agree’ (31% strongly/44% somewhat) that Canada needs to do more than it is currently doing to address climate change. It also found that people believe that Canada has an obligation to lead on climate change globally (75% agree, 30% strongly/46% somewhat). More recently,…Read more Changing Climate: A call for climate change education to go beyond science lessons
The Art (& Science) of Asking Questions
Fri, 05 May 2017 21:44:37 +0000
I’ve been tutoring for close to a decade now, and I am noticing that when I first encounter middle / early high school learners in science tutorial sessions, the questions asked are typically those to elicit the answer for an assignment, not to engage in dialogue or to talk through a concept. It usually takes a few…Read more The Art (& Science) of Asking Questions