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Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study's Edward Burtynsky Award for Teaching Excellence in Environmental Education
This award has been created in order to recognize outstanding elementary school teachers who create learning opportunities that inspire students to become environmentally conscious, responsible world citizens. For full details and application package, please click here.
Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School
These Fellowships have been established to both acknowledge, and advance the professional growth of pre-service teachers in the area of Environmental Education. For full details and application package, please click here.
Patricia Ganea's recent research highlighting young children's learning from picture books receives international recognition. Studies on children's learning of natural selection and how animal depictions in books influence children's biological knowledge have important implications for both psychology and education. Listen to Podcasts from Scientific American about Anthropomorphism and Natural Selection. Patricia interviewed in National Geographic.
Oct 15, 2014
Oct 10, 2014
Congratulations to Nancy Rawlinson, recipient of the 2014 OTIP award for elementary teaching excellence in Ontario. Nancy is an MA CSE graduate, currently teaching at Davisville Public School Toronto. OTIP video from TVO
Kang Lee receives the Ig Nobel Prize in Neuroscience—the funny yet thought-provoking research award from the Annals of Improbable Research, Harvard University. Kang is recognized for his work in "face pareidolia", seeing images in objects, such as toast and shrouds. Congratulations Kang! U of T News