This Saturday (December 7th), the Professional Liaison Committee will be organizing a demonstration event specifically for Biology and General Science teacher candidates. The even will take place at 2pm at Catholic Central High School (accessible on the 2, 7 and 20 bus routes).
John Maclellan (a teacher there who’s won the Prime Minister’s Teaching Award for Excellence) has developed what he calls VIRTmac (the Visual Interactive Revolutionary Tactile Magnetic Classroom). VIRTmac is a unique and effective method for teaching biology, and it’s something you truly need to see to believe.
John’s class is covered in sheet metal and he literally builds the course around the students as the course progresses. It provides an amazing visual and the students love it. John Maclellan and Denise Web from CCH will be there to demonstrate VIRTmac at this informal, informational session.
Check out this link for some photos and videos: https://www.facebook.com/VIRTmac/photos_stream.