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The Foundational Knowledge of Arriving Here Together
In 2018, Alberta Education released its Teacher Quality Standards with a competency directly related to ensuring Alberta Teachers develop and apply foundational knowledge of First Nations, Métis and Inuit for the benefit of all students (p. 6). The competency may seem to be a step in the right...
A large portion of mathematics education research focuses on elementary and middle year’s content with professional development about how to teach mathematics often focused using specific tasks to teach certain topics. This kind of professional development makes it difficult for teachers to...
EXPLORATION MOBILE ASSISTED LANGUAGE LEARNING(MALL) APPLICATION, DUOLINGO AS A TOOL TO IMPROVE LANGUAGE LEARNERS COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE.
EXPLORATION MOBILE ASSISTED LANGUAGE LEARNING(MALL) APPLICATION, DUOLINGO AS A TOOL TO IMPROVE LANGUAGE LEARNERS COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE.Download
This paper explores Mobile Assisted Language Learning Application(MALL), Duolingo as a tool to improve or develop the communicative competence of language learners in a traditional classroom environment.
The expansion of English develops it into an international language and evolves many varieties of English consequently, categorized into three concentric circles including inner, outer, expanding circle (Kachru, 1988). Culture as an essential composition of language learning, can be demonstrated...
In what ways do the elements of the Caribbean curriculum encourage/ support the teaching of higher order thinking in mathematics?Download
Mathematics teachers have been widely criticized for not teaching their students to think critically. The purpose of this paper is to determine the cognitive level of thinking in the curriculum based on the Anderson and Krathwohl Taxonomy. The Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC)...
Alberta school administrators are required to provide instructional leadership (Alberta Government, 2018a). Mathematical proficiency is the goal of student learning and teacher pedagogy (Kilpatrick, Swafford & Findell, 2001). This paper examines how administrators can lead teaching and learning...
Task-Based Bilingual Program Innovation: A Model of Joint Efforts in Improving Students’ Heritage Language Fluency
Task-Based Bilingual Program Innovation: A Model of Joint Efforts in Improving Students’ Heritage Language FluencyDownload
Despite heritage languages (HL) being promoted by some Canadian provincial governments as a subject in school or through bilingual programs, students' learning outcome is not satisfactory due to the inadequate time allotment and the teaching methods applied. Therefore the purpose of this project...
The number of students in postsecondary education who have documented disabilities is generally accepted to be 10%, a number that continues to grow. Despite the requirement for disability accommodation to be available, many disabled students face a multitude of barriers in their education. These...
Mathematics and the English Language Learner
Increased immigration and a move for greater inclusion in Canadian English language mainstream classrooms has led to increased numbers of English-Language Learning (ELL) students in our core subject-area secondary mathematics classrooms. The increasing number of ELL students in these classrooms...
Re-addressing High School Students’ Novel Needs: Choosing and Using Popular Young Adult Fiction in High School English Classrooms
Re-addressing High School Students’ Novel Needs: Choosing and Using Popular Young Adult Fiction in High School English ClassroomsDownload
This project offers designs for lesson plans, based on the popular young adult literature (YAL) and television series Pretty Little Liars (PLL), by Sara Shepard, in an effort to encourage grade 10 English teachers to use YAL that is popular with their students in their classrooms. The individual...