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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...
This is a transcript of Episode 4, 'The language of thinking: Reflecting on Tishman and Perkins' from my Podcast 'The Metacognition Channel' which can be found at https://metacognition.podbean.com/ In it, I seek to explain what I mean by the 'language of thinking,' and the implications of...
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...
This is a PDF of a Student Reflection Guide that accompanies the podcasts "Developing Graduate Students’ Metacognition Regarding the Use of Citations: Scholarly Podcast" found at https://era-av.library.ualberta.ca/media_objects/4x51hj87d Teachers and students might find it useful as a tool for...
This is a PDF of a PowerPoint presentation that accompanies the podcasts "Developing Graduate Students’ Metacognition Regarding the Use of Citations: Scholarly Podcast" found at https://era-av.library.ualberta.ca/media_objects/4x51hj87d Teachers and students might find it useful as a framework...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
Since Noddings (1984/2003) first made a case for acknowledging care as a core element and value in pedagogical relationships, research on care in classrooms has flourished. While research confirms the importance of a supportive environment for the success of the online student, we know little...