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Alberta is an industrial force within Canada. Nonetheless, it is a travesty that there is still a high percentage of students who fail to complete their high school education. Despite many initiatives to improve student retention and promote high school completion within the province, there...
Using autobiographical narratives reflecting on personal growth experiences with wisdom traditions, this project examines how a school community can engage with wisdom traditions as a positive method of decolonization. The project reflects on how purposeful leadership is used to embed wisdom...
This autobiographical study addresses the question of how/why have I as a principal been able to create a transformational education environment. To uncover how transformation has taken place in my schools, I drew upon 298 pages of reflective papers written over nine courses of my M. Ed. program,...
Twentieth century post-structuralists Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari provide a lens by which desire and its role in education can be analyzed. This analysis is done in the hope of understanding some of the ways by which our desires are manufactured, singularized, and then leveraged in the name...
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...
The effects of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme on schools: A systematic review of the literatureDownload
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) is a rigorous secondary curriculum offered in schools around the world. In Canada and the Unites States, the IB DP often runs additional to local curricula, is viewed as an added challenge, and is often treated as a high achievement...
The Mountains Separate Us But the Land Connects Us: How nehiyaw Can Make Connections with Secwepemc and Salish KnowledgeDownload
Reviewing literature that discusses traditional nehiyaw and Secwepemc ways of knowing, this project examines how understandings of holism and traditional wisdom from the two ways of knowing can be brought together to guide us as educators.
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...
How does interleaving the mathematics curriculum while promoting productive struggle, improve student understanding in and between mathematical concepts? To clarify, I mean to say that ‘understanding’ is more about knowing ‘why’ and knowing ‘when’ to apply specific concepts and strategies, and...
This mixed-methods study examines the relationship between of the mode of test administration and the student test scores for a standardized mathematics exam administered in the province of Alberta. To determine how the results of the paper-and-pencil version of the 2013 Mathematics 9 Provincial...