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Tuesday, July 31 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
PBL 3- Introduction to Problem-based Learning/Case Studies

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“The ability to solve problems is more than just accumulating knowledge and rules; it is the development of flexible, cognitive strategies that help analyze unanticipated, ill-structured situations to produce meaningful solutions. Even though many of today's complex issues are within the realm of student understanding, the skills needed to tackle these problems are often missing from instruction.”

 During this one-hour session, Mike will introduce you to the basic elements of Problem Based learning. There will be references to various resources on the web e.g. IMSA  and participants will leave with a template for designing rich problem-based learning tasks.

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Mike Newnham

Youth Science Canada - Sciences jeunesse Canada
Mike Newnham is the Program Director of Smarter Science, an initiative of Youth Science Canada, to promote and support inquiry-based science and technology education in Canada.  While he was a science teaching coordinator with the Thames Valley District School Board in London Ontario, Mike, with the help of his dedicated teacher team, created a framework for supporting teaching and learning science inquiry. This framework called Smarter... Read More →

Tuesday July 31, 2012 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Meeting Room A/B - CTMC CTMC Building

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