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John Lawrence Bencze, Associate Professor Emeritus
Dept. of CTL, OISE, University of Toronto, 252 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON, M5S 1V6, Canada
[Office: 10-154; E-mail: larry.bencze@utoronto.ca; This website: www.lbencze.ca]

Welcome to my website, where you can learn about my research & publication programme and gain open-access to related teaching & learning resources. In my ‘STEPWISE’ project, with its provocative history and rationale, graduate students and I use action research to learn more about science/STEM educators’ efforts to promote educated ‘RiNA’ projects to overcome harms in STSE relationships – which appear (e.g., here & here) largely due to self-serving influences of elite people & groups over most entities on earth. STEPWISE aims to overcome at least 3 major effects of neoliberalism on science/STEM education; i.e., Inquiry-based Learning, Public Doubt & Reductive, De-politicized STEM Education. As in the video at right/below, we imagine an ecojust future for all. This work is shared through our outreach and publications.