About Me 🎙️
Curtis Wiebe is a Grade 5+6 Teacher at Sunnyside Elementary in the Surrey School District.
He started his teaching career transforming the Strawberry Hill Elementary "Library" into a "Learning Commons" as a Teacher-Librarian, and has classroom experience from Kindergarten to Grade 7. He continues his professional development through technology, exploration and education; presenting at the 2015 BCTLA Conference, Surrey Schools’ Ignite Nights – “Engaging the Digital Learner: Learning by Design,” and a plethora of other educator development events.
A 2014 graduate of the UBC BEd. Elementary Program in the Personalized Learning and Technology Cohort; he was awarded the Dean of Education Scholarship and Outstanding Practicum Award for exemplary coursework and practicum studies.
His Community Field Experience with Parks Canada at Fort Langley centred on redeveloping the First Nations Challenge Program. He was a member of the UBC delegation attending the WestCAST Conference in Winnipeg, exhibited tech-teaching methods within UBC's Scarfe Foyer under the “Tech in Transit” series, and was a co-presenter on technology in the classroom at UBC’s 2014 and 2016 I.O.P. Conference.
In addition to a busy teaching load, Curtis is currently working on his MEd. in Administration & Leadership with UBC.
Curtis has spoken at numerous UBC Alumni and Faculty of Education events, as well as taking on the “Master of Ceremonies” role at the UBC Faculty of Education UBC 100 – Year of Alumni Gala.
A Twitter aficionado, he uses it in his classroom connecting with authors, experts, "Maker" enthusiasts, and fellow educators all over the world for a global perspective on learning.
Connect with him on Twitter @DivisionW to see where his teaching mission takes him next.
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