Archived — Recipient Bios

Year: 1999 – Province: Alberta

Certificate of Achievement Recipients

Kay Jauch

School: McNally High School

Principal: George Rice
School website: mcnally.epsb.net
Grades/Subjects Taught: Science, physics

Teaching approach:

  • Make extensive use of technology and hands-on teaching to demonstrate principles of physics.
  • Connect what is taking place in the classroom to society beyond the classroom.

Outstanding achievements:

Uses a variety of teaching approaches and a combination of the latest and traditional technologies:

  • led to increased enrolment and higher attendance rates in physics in past two years
  • students regularly exceed district and province-wide standards.

President of the Canada Wide Science Fair and organized the 1999 event.

Keeps in touch with former students and invites them to judge at science fairs. Several of these students raised funds to bring the Canada Wide Science Fair to Edmonton.

Editor of the Alberta Teachers' Association Science Council periodical.

Rave reviews:

"I have worked with Kay Jauch for the last three years. In that time, Mr. Jauch has impressed me with his enthusiasm for science and teaching." University partner

"Mr. Jauch has very high expectations for his students, both in terms of how they conduct themselves and in the academic work they do. His students cooperate in a very positive manner, taking full responsibility for both their behaviour and performance." Principal

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