Jean-Luc Richter, teacher since 1993, works at the Lycée Jean-Baptiste Schwilgué, Sélestat in France. He teaches physics, chemistry and science in German at Euro-classes. He supervised various international student projects within the frame of the Comenius and the eTwinning programme. From 1993 to 2003 he supported the 'Mission TICE', which focused on establishing computer networks and programming at school in Alsace. From 2005 to 2008 he was president of the 'Union des Physiciens' in Alsace. At a variety of schools he took care of the programming of the schools software and did the French translation of the 'Crocodile Software' for the English company 'Crocodile Clips'. Since 2011 he supports Science on Stage, as coordinator of the teaching materials 'iStage 1- Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Science Teaching', 'iStage 2 - Smartphones in Science Teaching' and 'iStage 3 - Football in Science Teaching', as speaker at international teacher trainings as well as as member of the German BackStageTeam since 2017.
What does being a teacher mean to you?
To reinvent yourself everyday in order to fascinate students for science and scientific working. How many jobs are there that allow yourself to learn something new everyday and where no day is like the other?
What to you think about Science on Stage - in 3 words?
Learn something new
Because it is fun to work together with teachers from different countries and to exchange ideas - this is, what really helps to improve your lessons. (Quote by Jörg Gutschank, but I could not have said it any better).
Commitment at Science on Stage:
Participant Science on Stage festival 2013 (Słubice / Frankfurt (Oder)) and 2015 (London), coordinator of the teaching material series ‚iStage 1-3’ and speaker at various teacher trainings, since 2017 member of the German BackStageTeam
Member of the Institut français de l’Éducation (Lyon, France).
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