26 April - 28 April 2012


Dave Doucette

Chris Howes

Differentiated Scientific Inquiry

Are you looking for new ways to help all of your students to be successful in Science? Are you interested in taking your students to higher levels of scientific inquiry? Then this workshop is for you! This cross-panel workshop will provide Science teachers in all divisions, with the opportunity to focus on differentiated forms of scientific inquiry, and to work cooperatively with like-minded teachers. Space is limited to 24 teachers. This hands-on workshop will be based on Douglas Llewellyn's new book "Differentiated Science Inquiry".


Christopher Howes is the Programs Facilitator, Science/Technology K-12 for the Durham District School Board. He has spent 23 of his 27 years with Durham District School Board as a secondary Physics teacher. Howes is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a Specialist degree in Physics. He attended the Faculty of Education (PEMSTEP) at the University of Western Ontario, and has his Honours Specialist in Physics. Christopher Howes has co-authored two Physics textbooks and has advised on/reviewed many other curriculum resources. He has written for the Ontario Ministry of Education and currently teaches the Physics ABQ at Queen’s University. Howes is a firm believer that technology can be used as a learning multiplier. One of his primary areas of interest is seeking new ways that technology can be used to leverage students’ learning in Science classes.


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OAPT DSI April 2012.pdf