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Year: 1995 – Province: British Columbia

National Recipient

Ivan Johnson

Ivan Johnson firmly believes that the best way for his students at Burnaby South Secondary School in Burnaby, British Columbia, to work is co-operatively. In his more than 30 years of teaching, he has encouraged his students to work in pairs and help one another to learn rather than simply to rely on their teacher for assistance. As head of Burnaby South's mathematics department, he has also worked to introduce computers into the classroom and has produced a significant improvement in student interest and achievement through programs such as the math camp.