Teaching STEM Labs (CTE1253)

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

Location: In-person (MC 2036)

Note: This session is geared toward lab TAs in science and kinesiology.

Facilitator: Rachel Beaver (CTE) and Carina Filice (CTE)

Workshop description

Many TAs in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) disciplines are responsible for leading laboratory sessions. In this interactive workshop, we will discuss strategies for teaching in lab settings. By the end of the workshop, you will be equipped with practical strategies for planning and running lab sessions as well as methods for creating a positive lab environment where students feel comfortable to participate and learn. 

Workshop delivery

This session will take place on the Waterloo campus in room MC-2036.



This workshop has limited enrolment spots and often has a waiting list. If you have registered but can't attend the workshop, please cancel your registration well in advance through the registration system, so that someone else can fill your spot.


The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are visiting, studying, or working at Waterloo. CTE’s online workshops are delivered through either Zoom, Microsoft Teams, or Bongo with the audio component available either as captioning or a transcript. CTE’s face-to-face workshops typically involve a mix of presentation and discussion-based activities, and we encourage a scent-free environment. We welcome accompanying assistants, interpreters, and note-takers. If you have questions concerning access, such as parking, building layouts, or obtaining workshop content in alternative formats, or wish to request accommodations for our programming, please let us know by emailing cte@uwaterloo.ca. Please note that some accommodations may require time to arrange.