Featured Stories

New Chapbook by Karen Meyer
October 26, 2016

By a Thread is a chapbook. I wrote this collection in the last two years while studying and writing poetry with mentorship from poet and artist Andrea Dancer. My collaborative research and teaching in Dadaab Refugee Camp inspired much of the work. For me, writing poetry provoked inquiry into challenges this community in refuge faces. […] Read More

6th Math and Science Family Day
October 18, 2016

On a stormy Saturday, October 15, EDCP faculty members and students organized Sixth Family Math and Science Day. This event has become a great Faculty of Education tradition! Despite the weather the event was attended by more than 360 guests, including UBC President, Dr. Ono and his family. More than 80 volunteers (TCs, graduate students, […] Read More

Music, You, and Young Learners: An Interactive Workshop by Dr. Gouzouasis
August 29, 2016

Peter Gouzouasis, Professor in Music Education and Deputy Head of Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy shared a research based, hands-on workshop in early childhood music on July 15, 2016. The workshop entitled “Music, You, and Young Learners: An Interactive Workshop” was sponsored by the Institute for Early Childhood Education & Research (IECER) as part of […] Read More

Chamber Ensemble Music Performances by EDCP 312 Students
December 4, 2015

EDCP 312 (Instrumental Pedagogy: Secondary) students had 5 chamber ensemble music performances in Scarfe Building on November 26 from 9:00 to 9:45 am. These performances were part of the course requirements involving performance as pedagogical tool for teaching music. Group 1: South Central Jazz   watch video Group 2: Still in Progress   watch video Group 3: 2 Much Sax […] Read More

UBC Centennial Math for Parents and Kids Workshop
November 23, 2015

On Saturday, November 21, 2015, I was invited to lead a special workshop “Math for Parents and Teachers”. This event was a part of the celebrating UBC Centennial: https://cstudies.ubc.ca/courses/math-kids-parents-workshop/up893 and was open to the public. It went very well – with more than 100 people in attendance. For almost three hours they were actively engaged […] Read More

Dr. Samson Nashon Shared Vision at the New Chair & Professorship Holders Event
November 9, 2015

Dr. Samson Nashon has been awarded the David F. Robitaille Professorship in Mathematics and Science Education. The professorship is effective July 1, 2015, for a 3-year term. At the New Chair & Professorship Holders Event on October 7, 2015, Dr. Nashon shared his research plans and vision for the Professorship. Watch presentation video (courtesy of the […] Read More

5th Math and Science Family Day
October 19, 2015

We have had a very successful Fifth Math and Science Family Day on October 18, 2015. We had 300+ guests and more than 80 volunteers including faculty members, staff, many teacher-candidates, as well as graduate and undergraduate students from the Faculties of Education, Science, Applied Science, Let Us Talk Science, as well as volunteers outside […] Read More

5th Aboriginal Mathematics K-12 Symposium: Mathematics, Students and Community
March 10, 2015

On Feb. 27, educators from across the province met at the UBC Longhouse to explore, imagine, and discuss new ideas for improving mathematics education for Aboriginal learners. Read More