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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 ...

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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:

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Parker Palmer, “The Courage to Teach”

Palmer’s The Courage to Teach is highly recommended to all those invloved in the field of education, teachers, parents, researchers or others. The subject of the 4th post On Education, included below is the first chapter of his book. Palmer, The Courage to Teach (AF) Please follow and like us:

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John Dewey, “Democracy and Education”

In my second entry for the series On Education, I focused on Dewey’s Democracy and Education, a work that I am sure many educationalists would enjoy. Included here is the text with my personal annotations. Dewey, Democracy and Education (AF) w: notes Please follow and like us:

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An Introduction…

Hello from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, my home for the next 8 months! I’m here as part of an Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) Fellowship working with the Aga Khan University’s Institute for Educational Development, East Africa. (AKU – IED). Both these organizations fall under the larger umbrella of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), ...

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An introduction

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