2016 Medal Winners | francais

The 2016 CAP Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics (Atlantic)

is awarded to

Steve Greer

"It’s truly humbling to have CAP recognize my efforts. I’m simply a teacher trying to inspire students to wonder about the universe and help them find their passion. It’s refreshing and motivating to know that there’s a community of professional physicists supporting teachers. I appreciate and welcome this wonderful support." winner citation

The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) is pleased to announce that the 2016 CAP Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics (Atlantic) is awarded to Steve Greer, Charles P. Allen High School, for his superior ability to bring together the three essential aspects of good teaching: content knowledge, pedagogy and student relationships, and to provide leadership for the Perimeter Institute's Teacher's Network in Atlantic Canada. announcement

Steve Greer has engaged his students through the use of hands-on and minds-on activities, inspiring students to think differently about the world around them. He infuses the concepts of Modern Physics throughout his curriculum in order to stimulate his students’ curiosity and interest. He has also been a mentor to other teachers in across Nova Scotia. Whether it is presenting at conferences or having “Physics and Pizza” workshops in his classroom after school, Steve is always trying to share his expertise and is always willing to learn. nominator citation

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