British Columbia Science Teachers' Association

PSA Superconference 2017

BC Science Teachers’ Association is participating in the Superconference, October 20-21, 2017. In addition to offering sessions at the main conference site, the BCScTA will also be running a satellite site at Telus World of Science, as part of the Superconference, on Friday October 20th.

A list of science related sessions can be downloaded here: Science Sessions

Full Session Information can be found here

For more information and to register now: psasuperconference.ca

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Canada 2067

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Canada 2067 is a national initiative to shape the future of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning, focusing on Kindergarten to Grade 12.

Using the perspectives and opinions of Canadians, Canada 2067 will develop an action plan and a national vision for STEM learning that will ensure young Canadians are prepared to compete, thrive and contribute in the rapidly changing world of tomorrow.

We’re going nation-wide in search of perspectives and opinions on STEM learning. Join us and share yours!

More about Canada 2067’s goals and the action plan for STEM learning.

 

BCScTA Roots Grant

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The BC Science Teachers’ Association is introducing the Science Roots Grant to support collaborative groups quality science education initiatives.

In recognition of this, the BCScTA is hoping to support several collaborative groups consisting of its members by providing funding for quality science education initiatives. These initiatives can take many forms and we are open to unique and creative submissions.

Examples of such initiatives could be: a collaborative teacher group developing assessment tools or science lab activities; developing methods of integrating more inquiry-based approaches; an exchange or articulation between elementary and secondary science teachers so that both levels vertically align with each other; a book club to expand on a teaching approach or idea; or sound approaches to authentically integrate First People’s Principles of Learning.

If you have an idea, please submit an application at: https://goo.gl/forms/l1JOaTaTeu4he7QD2

Deadline for applications in the first round is: June 1, 2017.
For more information, please contact fyee@bcscta.ca

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