A B O U T
Isabella is a Canadian secondary science and mathematics teacher. She is certified to teach in Ontario and British Columbia. She is currently teaching the Science Middle Years Programme as well as the Chemistry Diploma Programme under the International Baccalaureate curriculum in Hong Kong.
She is passionate about integrating technology into her classroom to enhance students' learning. She is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Class of 2017 and am Google Level 1 and 2 Certified. She is currently working on her Google Innovator application.
E D U C A T I O N P H I L O S O P H Y
Regardless of the students' socioeconomic, religious, cultural background, Isabella is confident that they all have the ability to excel. She facilitates her students' search for their passion by breaking down the classroom hierarchy. She motivates students to become engaged and inquisitive learners through differentiated instruction so that learning is personal, meaningful and relevant. She also emphasizes the importance of written and verbal skills as means of effective communication. As a science educator, Isabella aims to encourage a sense of wonderment in the world around us.
Science is about making sense of what's happening around us. As a science teacher, Isabella wants to inspire students to be curious inquirers, not just passive observers. Through curiosity, scientific inquiry and critical thinking skills are developed so that students are well-equipped for the 21st century. Isabella wants to guide inquisitive and curious learners and that's why she teaches science.
You can learn more about learning in her classroom here.