Professional Learning

Web Events archives Math and S&T

Check out some of our online web-event archives that deal specifically with math and/or science-related topics, tools or strategies.

  • How to use Voicethread to flip your class. Go to page
  • Flipped classroom - Learn about the flipped classroom. You will get a brief description of what flipping the classroom is, and a quick look at some of the simplest ways to do it, including tools for recording lessons and ideas for classroom activities.  Go to page
  • Writing reflectively in Math and Science....really? Whatever for? The benefits of reflective writing for elementary and secondary levels will be discussed from the points of view of the students (self-regulated learning) and the teacher (formative assessment). Go to pageGo to page

LEARN Blog Math and ST

From the field, from educational professionals, even from science-friendly former Directors!  the LEARN Blog is the place to visit for insightful articles.  Feel free to comment on some of these:

  • From Liberal Arts to Engineering: A woman’s journey through code Go to page
  • Beyond the Textbook: One woman’s STEAM journe  Go to page
  • Applied Science and Technology – An idea whose time has come  Go to page 
  • Learning to Code is Learning to Learn  Go to page 
  • Beyond the Textbook: Small steps to nurturing girls interest in STEM careers  Go to page
  • Science Misconceptions – How Should Teachers Deal With Them?  Go to page
  • How Should we Assess Students in Inquiry-based Science?  Go to page
  • Beyond the Textbook: Righting the Math Course  Go to page
  • Beyond the Textbook: The Math Dip  Go to page
  • Science Fairs: Yea or Nay?  Go to page
  • What Motivates Students to Want to Learn Science?  Go to page
  • To Tweet or not To Tweet? Twitter in My Classroom  Go to page

Resource sites

Open Creative Space Resource Site - Go to page

Raspberry Pi Resource Site - Go to page 

MicroController Resource Site - Go to page

Professional Learning Communities / Professional Associations

Stay connected with colleagues on social media.

#MTBoS
MathTwitterBlogosphere  Go to site

Global Math Dept  
"We are math teachers who share what we've learned, cause we don't want our classes to suck the energy from students. Professional development among friends, not just colleagues. Fun! Immediately useful! Interesting!" Global Math Department offers weekly webinars. Go to site

#flipclass
Twitter hashtag for tweets related to flipped classroom Go to site

The Government of Canada and STEM 

The Government of Canada and its federal partners have put forward several initiatives aimed at increasing the participation of Canadians in STEM, including under-represented groups such as women. Go to Page ​​​​​​​