Dr. Nathalie Sinclair named Mathematics Ambassador Award winner
Dr. Nathalie Sinclair has been named as Canada's 2017 Mathematics Ambassador by Partners in Research (PiR). learn more →
Dr. Michelle Pidgeon Nominee for YWCA Women of Distinction Awards
The YWCA Metro Vancouver announced 85 outstanding nominees for the upcoming 34th Annual Women of Distinction Awards. learn more →
New Canada Research Chair bridges education gap between high school and post-secondary mathematics
Dr. Rina Zazkis will focus her research on helping to improve training for high school mathematics teachers. learn more →
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April 26, 2017
The Student-Centered Math Class
Peter Liljedahl's research proposes three strategies that can be implemented in order to create what he calls the thinking classroom.
April 04, 2017
Ann Chinnery re-thinks empathy in the classroom
A common refrain when trying to be considerate of others is to “put yourself in their shoes.” But education professor Ann Chinnery says there’s a flaw in that line of thinking.
March 21, 2017
Professor Discusses BC Teacher Supreme Court Ruling Impact for University Education
After a legal battle lasting over a decade, the B.C. Teachers' Federation won a landmark case in November 2016 with the Supreme Court of Canada that now allows the union to negotiate class size and composition.
March 15, 2017
Radio Interview About New Indigenous Education Program
SFU Education recently announced the addition of a new Graduate Diploma, a 2 year program that sets out to assist teachers in teaching Indigenous cultures.