At the CAP, we support your efforts to engage the next generation of physicists:
CAP supports current and future physics teachers through programs, resources, professional development and professional recognition programs.
CAP provides educators with the latest information on physics research and applications, a network of educators across Canada to share and explore best practices and specialized workshops and resources to assist with curriculum planning and execution.
Special membership and conference rates are available for high-school/CEGEP and college teachers. Members teaching physics, at any level, are encouraged to join the CAP and the Division of Physics Education.
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Joanne O’Meara is professor of physics at the University of Guelph in Canada and does outreach with children including segments on the TV show Daily Planet.