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CATCA recognizes that convention is situated on Treaty 7, South of Red Deer River, the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina, and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the North of Red Deer River Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree, and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land.






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Thursday, February 23 • 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Looking for Scientific Literacy in the 21st Century

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In 2019 the SARS-CoV2 virus first appeared and within six months it radically changed how society functioned. In this session, Ian will talk about how the pandemic has highlighted the need for improving Scientific Literacy in students (and society!). He will discuss current research, and suggest classroom practices and approaches that can help foster critical thinking, evidence-based decision making, and lifelong engagement with science.

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Ian Doktor

Ian graduated from the U of A in 2002 and began his teaching career in Red Deer. Since then he has taught math and science in Japan, Mexico, China, Vancouver and Edmonton. He has spent over 15 years teaching AB and IB Physics and Calculus and completed a Masters in Education at UBC... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2023 2:20pm - 3:20pm MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-2906
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