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In English Language Learning education, there are differences between immigrant and refugee students. Often the former has a background in formal literacy education, while the latter may have experienced significant gaps in their schooling. The problem is compounded for those who arrive as...
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...
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 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...