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Wednesday, August 1 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
C&I 8- Creating an Innovation Culture at Your School

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 So, you're all excited about the inquiry approach to science, and you return to school and try to convince the colleagues in your department to consider adopting Inquiry. And nothing happens…

Mike Newnham discusses the barriers to change and the elements necessary to convince teachers to change their attitude about this highly engaging and rewarding approach to teaching.

During this session you will collaborate with other attendees on methods for creating a culture of innovation in your department. You will leave this session with a step by step plan that you can implement.

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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 →

Wednesday August 1, 2012 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Classroom 1 - Bayview Bayview Place

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