New teacher perspective: Advice to my Teacher Candidate Self – Gopena Thevakumar
Gopena Thevakumar is a secondary science teacher with the York Region District School Board. She has completed a Master of Education with a focus on teaching and learning. Gopena strives to find ways to increase student engagement and to support students in making connections to the world outside the classroom. As a recent graduate of the teacher education program and having to navigate remote and hybrid learning during the early years of her career, Gopena shares advice to her teacher candidate self. Little known fact: Gopena used to be Nina Saini’s teacher candidate! Click the link to read on!