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  1. June 12, 2017New Teaching Story features a "backwards" approach to teaching calculusDavid Harmsworth

    The latest CTE Teaching Story profiles David Harmsworth, Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, whose "backwards" approach to teaching mathematics helps students develop intuition and problem-solving skills. Read the full story: David Harmsworth: Teaching Intuition in Mathematics.

  2. June 5, 2017CTE hiring graduate students

    CTE has two exciting job opportunities open for senior graduate students registered at Waterloo. Find out more about working at CTE by visiting our page about our graduate student staff.

  3. May 29, 2017LITE seed grant proposals due June 1

    LITE grants provide support for experimenting with and investigating innovative approaches to teaching that foster deep student learning at the University of Waterloo.

    For descriptions of LITE grant projects and for more information about the initiative, please visit the LITE grants program website, or contact Crystal Tse (ext. 31240) or Kristin Brown (ext. 32940) to discuss project ideas.

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