2021 Medal Winners | francais

The 2021 CAP Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics (Atlantic)

is awarded to

Shane MacLeod

"I have been incredibly fortunate to have worked with several previous winners of the award and am honoured to be included with such an amazing group of educators. I am also humbled to know that both colleagues and students, past and present, felt that I should be considered for this award." winner citation

The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) is pleased to announce that the 2021 CAP Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics (Atlantic) is awarded to Shane MacLeod, Dartmouth High School, to recognize his passion and dedication to teaching physics and his development of physics teaching and learning resources. announcement

Shane MacLeod has been an inspiring teacher for almost two decades. Every day he brings his enthusiasm for thinking and his compassion for students into his high school physics classes at Dartmouth High School. He provided glimpses into how education was affected by the pandemic through interviews with CBC. His devotion to making modern physics accessible has led him to making videos of classroom-ready resources developed by Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics to help teachers throughout Atlantic Canada. He has also supported teachers in Nova Scotia by presenting at the NS Science Teachers’ Conference. nominator citation

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