Leyton Schnellert



Leyton Schnellert has been a middle and secondary school classroom teacher, and a learning resource teacher for grades K–12. Currently, Leyton is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Education at The University of British Columbia-Okanagan. His teaching and research focus on inclusive education, student diversity, professional development, literacy, self-regulated learning, and inquiry-based teaching and learning. He continues to collaboratively plan, teach, and reflect with colleagues and students through research and consulting activities. On most Fridays, he co-teaches in BC and NT classrooms exploring responsive instruction and meaningful and engaging learning experiences for diverse groups of students. In 2013, the Canadian Education Association awarded him the Pat Clifford Early Career Research Award.




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