2021 Medal Winners | francais

The 2021 CAP Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics (British Columbia and Yukon)

is awarded to

Kelvin Dueck

"Receiving this award allows me to give credit to all the outstanding teachers who have mentored me over the years and to thank all my phenomenal students who have inspired me and brought me joy every day in my classroom." 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 (British Columbia and Yukon) is awarded to Kelvin Dueck, Pitt Meadows Secondary School, to recognize his passion and dedication to teaching physics and making physics accessible to all through his physics YouTube videos. announcement

Mr. Kelvin Dueck is a science and mathematics teacher who has taught at Pitt Meadows Secondary School for the past 24 years. He is passionate about empowering his students to learn on their own time and has been uploading his materials online (at www.pittmath.com) and his lessons online (on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/pmssmathteacher) for the past decade. His YouTube channel has nearly 3000 subscribers and over 680,000 views. He strives to create a classroom where students feel comfortable taking risks, making spectacular mistakes, and learning from those mistakes. Kelvin has also shared his resources electronically with other teachers in BC and around the world. His innovative and enthusiastic teaching style, his ability to inspire students about physics, and his creative use of technology in the classroom resulted in being recognized with a Prime Minister’s Teaching Excellence in STEM Award in 2019. nominator citation

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