Laura De Simone
Grade 8 Teacher, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board
Laura De Simone is a Grade 8 teacher at Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board and a doctoral student at OISE of the University of Toronto. She specializes in Math, Science, Visual Arts, and Leadership Education. Laura employs a 21st-century learning model in her classroom. This includes inquiry-based learning, a responsive classroom environment, blended-learning (online learning environments), a focus on creative and critical thinking skills, and a student-centered philosophy.