Dr. Samson Madera Nashon, EdD, obtained his doctorate from OISE/University of Toronto. He is an Associate Professor of Science Education in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy (EDCP) at The University of British Columbia. He teaches ETEC 530: Constructivist Strategies for e-Learning. His research focuses on ways of teaching and learning generally and, in particular, students’ alternative understandings that have roots in cultural backgrounds and curricula, and are accommodative of students with varying degrees of abilities. His research uses primarily contemporary theories of constructivism.