Bryan Gidinski is an intermediate elementary school teacher with more than twenty years of teaching experience. He spent two years working as a Faculty Associate and Sessional Instructor, teaching courses in Language Arts Methodology and Classroom Management as well as facilitating teacher education modules with Diversity and Literacy themes. He currently teaches Grades 6 and 7. He has demonstrated a passion for writing and enjoys facilitating rich writing experiences for students, so that they develop comfort and become experimental with language and composition. In addition, he has been very sensitive to the issues surrounding boys and their learning, and strives to provide instruction that is highly motivating for both boys and girls, and that allows students opportunities to achieve to their highest potential.
He has been a popular presenter, presenting in a number of locations at conferences throughout British Columbia. His workshops are a combination of the theoretical and the practical. Throughout his workshops, his sense of humour, his creativity, and his experience are evident. His areas of specialty are writing and “boy friendly” strategies for instruction.
Bryan earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology with a minor in English, and completed his professional teaching certification in PDP at Simon Fraser University. He completed graduate studies at the University of British Columbia, earning a Masters of Education in Language and Literacy Education.
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