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By Okanagan School of Education on February 24, 2016
Posted in Our Students, Research & Teaching, Uncategorized | Tagged Central Okanagan Foundation, Dr. John Tyler Binfet, Education Professor, Faculty of Education, Kindness, Kindness study, Research | Leave a response
By Amanda Lamberti on February 23, 2016
As many Canadians recognize the need to identify and combat bullying on national “Pink Shirt Day” (Feb. 24), UBC Assist. Prof. of Education John-Tyler Binfet cautions that we need to be careful not to just focus on the negative.
By Okanagan School of Education on February 17, 2016
On January 18, 2016, Premier Christy Clark announced the introduction of computer coding, (the digital language used to create websites) to the BC teachers curriculum. The announcement was met with mixed reviews. Susan Crichton, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Education and Director of the Innovative Learning Centre at UBC Okanagan, is a world-renowned digital […]
By Okanagan School of Education on February 5, 2016
An exact formula for teaching doesn’t exist, according to the newest member in the Faculty of Education, Desirée Marshall-Peer. Marshall-Peer has been teaching in the Okanagan for almost 10 years, and she’s seen that the traditional equation of teaching is no longer working for the next generation of learners. “The world is different,” says Desirée, […]
By Patty Wellborn on February 1, 2016
Okanagan clinicians, educators, families will find relief in mindfulness training events.