A creative tool for learning

Over the past year, I’ve again had the opportunity to view the work of several classes of Sociology students at a semester’s end display of Op-Ed pieces The more senior classes were also asked to create an Infographic as part of the display alongside their opinion piece.  Earlier in the…

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What do you wonder?

Create wonder. Ponder.. Peter Newbury, who has recently been appointed Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning at UBC, thinks this process is vitally important. His blog post called “You Don’t Have to Wait for the Clock to Strike to Start Teaching,” he describes a teaching activity that he uses to pique curiosity tied to…

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