Currently

University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (2007-­ Present)
Course Instructor (Secondment) – Intermediate/Senior Biology, Chemistry and Physics, Elementary Science, Masters of Teaching

  • Developed with a team of instructors, a course of study, assessment and teaching strategies
  • Developed with team of instructors, modules of teaching, focus on Science, Technology, Society and Environmental.
  • Implemented courses with focus on Ontario Science Curriculum and appropriate pedagogy to Teacher Candidates.
  • Developed Course Portal using wiki – for Teacher Candidates, for their persistent use of information.
  • Practicum supervisions and providing support for Teacher Candidates in classrooms.
  • Reading Profiles for new Teacher Candidates.
  • Developed elementary science modules and activities (linked with literacy, numeracy and social justice issues).
  • Planning for elementary science curriculum and linking with math and technology curriculum themes.
  • Taught all Science Strands K-­‐8 to elementary Teacher Candidates.
  • Created responsibilities and supervised Teacher Educational Preparation Assistant

University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study (2010-­ 2012) Director of the ICS/Robertson Program for Inquiry-­‐Based Teaching in Science and Mathematics

  • Provide progress/planning reports to the Foundation Development of action plan for implementation of plan (2010)
  • Designed, developed and implemented Inquiry-­‐Based workshops for both initial teacher candidates and in-­‐service teachers
  • Created and implemented Additional Qualification Science and Technology Course for College of Teachers/OISE Continuing Education
  • Developed advisory board, and developed links with Ministry of Education, Boards of education, College of Teachers and professional organizations
  • Invited guest speaker and chair at the University of Shanghai East China Normal; South China Normal University; educational technology, science education and professional development
  • Development of online and blended approach for teacher professional development Development of technology-­‐enhanced community of practice environment
  • Play a key role in moving forward the transformation of teaching of mathematics and science in elementary schools across Ontario
  • Coordinate hiring of Mathematics Coordinator and facilitate supervision
  • Hire research assistants (ICS-­‐MA students) in literature reviews, and research

 

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