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Thoughts on a recent report about Quebec’s history textbooks

I came across this article just yesterday and the timing couldn’t have been better. The article in question: “Quebec’s high school history books should be taken out of classrooms, independent review says“. A colleague and I have just recently submitted a paper proposal to the Canadian Society for the Study of Education that will provide ...

6 mins

On Education pt. 6 / Unit Planning

Unit Planning is a big component of a teacher’s practice. As they help establish the direction of our lessons, doing them well can make a huge difference in our practice. Please follow and like us:

9 mins

3 Articles to Share

After a long hiatus, I’d like to share with you three articles that I found interesting and fascinating on religion, atheism, conflict and pluralism. Please follow and like us:

3 mins

Uganda’s Asian Archive at Carleton Universtiy

A great moment of pride was shared by our family as we helped support Carleton University’s Ugandan Asian Archives Collection and the inauguration of the Hassanali and Sakinabai Fakirani study room.  Please follow and like us:

5 mins

Learning Through Travel

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”  ― Augustine of Hippo Please follow and like us:

5 mins

Hold On, We’re Going Home

Thoughts on the meaning of home during my trip to Uganda, my dad’s former homeland. Please follow and like us:

4 mins

Yes, I do work here

A post on some of the work I have been doing at the Aga Khan University – Institute for Educational Development during my posting. Please follow and like us:

9 mins

A Guide to Dar

An outsider’s take on all the things that Dar has to offer. From food to beaches, this is not a bad place to be! Please follow and like us:

4 mins

50 years from now…

Dar is  booming  but what will the future have in store for this city? What gets “lost” in development? Please follow and like us:

1 min

#PassportChallenge

A simple challenge. Fill up your passport before it expires. #welltravelled. Please follow and like us:

3 mins

The Perils of the Placement

Far from home, often bored, how an international placement can be an invitation to excess. Please follow and like us:

2 mins

Stupid Mosquitos!

ARRgghhhhh! Mosquitos everywhere! The animal responsible for causing the most human fatalities, new technologies can diminish malaria infection rates. Please follow and like us:

1 min

My link to EA

A generation removed, I find myself back to my ancestral roots in East Africa. Please follow and like us:

1 min

Kariakoo

Kariakoo, a district in Dar, also happens to have one of the largest markets in the city Please follow and like us:

2 mins

An introduction

Hello from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, my home for the next 8 months! Please follow and like us: