MYP/ DP Design Teacher
Michael is a Design teacher in the Arts and Design department and he is very excited to be back and continuing to develop and expand the Design program. He was born in Winnipeg Manitoba and has worked and lived in a wide variety of countries. Michael holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Fuels and Materials), a Master’s degree in Defence Studies a PGCE and a level II TESOL certification.
Michael believes that a teacher’s role is to guide and provide access to information rather than acting as the primary source of information. A students search for knowledge is met as they learn to find answers to their questions in realistic and authentic situations.
In teaching Design, he feels that giving students access to hands on activities and allowing adequate time and space to use materials that reinforce the lesson being studied creates and opportunity for individual discovery and learning to occur.