OAPT Ontario Association of Physics Teachers
Dave Doucette gets his plaque

Dave Doucette gets his Honourary Life Member Plaque at the London District Science Olympics as 700 students and 50 teachers give him a standing ovation.

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What's New

Dave Doucette had a visit from Rogers TV to his class

Conference Program for 2014 is posted! Click here.

Congratulations to Chris Meyer

Chris's web site: http://www.meyercreations.com/physics/index.html is fetured in The Physics Teacher: page 126, volume 52 number 2 February 2014. This material is a Must Read for every physics teacher.

Congratulations to Dave Doucette, winner of the
2013 CAP Award for Excellence
in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics (Ontario).

Mr. Dave Doucette, Richmond Hill High School, for his tireless promotion of Physics Education Research, whose efforts have transformed the practices of teachers across Ontario. Dave is not just a great physics teacher - he is a great teacher of physics teachers. He has given hundreds of workshops and he has provided countless hours of individual mentoring. He has led the resurgence of the Ontario Association of Physics Teachers - doubling conference numbers and developing a summer camp for teachers. His enthusiasm is inspirational, his knowledge profound and his generosity greatly appreciated.

Download resources from the 2013 Conference at UOIT

Visit our new Awards Page

If you know of an award we should add, send an email to the webmaster.

The 4th Annual Physics Camp 2012

Physics Olympiad

Congratulations to the members of the Canadian Physics Olympiad Team

Do Science Tanzania

Follow Diana Hall's Blog here.

Physics for the 21st Century.

A new and free online physics course from the Annenberg Project

comPADRE - Physics & Astronomy Digital Resource in Education

This is a major resource for teachers of Physics and Astronomy at all levels.
Take a look.

OAPT Listserve Discussion Group

The main function of the group is to promote dialogue amongst teachers of physics at all levels from junior science to graduate school. You can post questions, news that would be of interest to the group, or any other suitable messages. Current hot topic: "teaching physics with new curriculum."

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OAPT thanks ECE @ U of T for its support of physics teachers.

Univeristy of Ontario Institute of Technology

OAPT thanks UOIT for its support of physics teachers.

OAPT thanks Perimeter Institute for its support of physics teachers.

OAPT thanks York University Biophysics for its support of physics teachers.

Conference 2014

University of Toronto Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Thurs May 8 to
Sat May 10 2014

Keynote Address

Hands on Workshops

Dave Doucette received the 2013 CAP Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics - Ontario.