Edvantage Science & Math Institute – October 20, 2023

October 20, 2023

Edvantage Science & Math Institute

Where: St Thomas More Collegiate 7450 12th Ave, Burnaby, BC V3N 2K1

Time: 8:30 – 1:00

Who: This Institute is applicable to educators interested in how people learn across a variety of disciplines, including science, math, and language arts. While the data we discuss will be broadly applicable, it will focus in part on high school and undergraduate university STEM education, as well as literacy across grade levels.


8:00 – 8:45Registration and Coffee
8:45 – 9:00Welcome
9:00 – 10:00Keynote
10:00 – 10:30Break
10:30 – 12:00Subject Sessions
12:00 – 12:45Lunch and Closing Remarks
12:45 – 2:00Exploring edvantagescience.com (optional)

Keynote Speaker:

Dr Leanne Ramer

Bridging the GapsUsing the Science of Learning to support student success.

Dr. Leanne Ramer, senior lecturer at Simon Fraser University Faculty of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology invites you to consider what success looks like in your classroom. In this conversation she will examine emerging issues science and math students navigate as they transition from high school to post-secondary education. She will offer practical suggestions around how we might address these issues by applying current research on teaching and learning.


Chemistry 11/12: Come Mark with Us

Physics 11/12: A New Physics Program for BC Science Physics 11 and 12

Biology 11/12: Can We Build a Program with Open Source Materials?

Calculus 12 – A Worktext that Makes Formative Assessment Easy

Keynote Follow-up – Emerging Trends in Cognitive Science 

Middle School Science – Fail-Safe Literacy Strategies for Science