2017 STA Convention
May 5, 2017
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Inquiry and Curricular Competencies - Making them work in the grade 8/9 classroom

Join us for a hands-on session that connects inquiry, integrates curricular competencies and makes connections for students. Come explore how you can leverage what you already know, integrate new ideas from the curriculum and broaden inquiry in your classroom through discussions and hands-on activities. This session will leverage some examples from the new McGraw-Hill BC Science Connections resource and we’ll help you understand how you can move your students along the science inquiry continuum from directed to guided to open inquiry that is doable in your classroom. We’ll provide you with ideas and activities to try in your class on Monday.

Target Audience



Van Chau

Educator, Delview Secondary School, Delta SD

Van is the author of a number of science textbooks for BC, Science Department Head and mentors educators in the implementation of curriculum, delivery of instructional strategies and development of assessment. She actively conducts teacher pro-d, providing hands-on experience and differentiated instruction to maximize student learning opportunities, is part of Delta School District’s Critical Thinking Competency Group and has been a writer for the provincial & PISA science exams.

Gregg Jennens

Educator, Brookswood Secondary School, Langley SD

Gregg is Science Department Head and an author of new BC Science textbooks. He is passionate about inquiry learning and collaborates with teachers to define what inquiry is in the science classroom and how educators can enable students with hands on engaging activities.

01:00 pm - 02:30 pm

No Seats Free