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Bialystok, Lauren – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
This article reports the findings of a web-based survey of Ontario health and physical education teachers conducted in 2017. The purpose of the study was to understand teachers' views of the aims of the 2015 revised "sex ed" curriculum and the public debate that surrounded it, as well as to explore their own values around the teaching of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Mayor, Christine; Suarez, Eliana B. – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
Despite widespread discussion in the United States, up until now there has not been a review of the demographic and contextual factors associated with Canadian academic achievement. Using Arksey and O'Malley's (2005) framework, a scoping review was conducted to answer two questions: What demographic and contextual factors are most commonly used in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities
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Ahn, Claire; Leggo, Carl – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
Teachers are often portrayed in Hollywood films as superhuman. While these types of films may perpetuate certain stereotypes of teachers, they can also have a great influence. Based on their own teaching experiences, and having viewed and re-viewed the films "Dangerous Minds" (Bruckheimer, Simpson, & Smith, 1995) and "The…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Films, Film Study, Stereotypes
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Gibson, Lindsay; Case, Roland – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
Scholars disagree about the implications of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action for history educators and curriculum developers. Some scholars contend that responding to these Calls to Action requires rejecting the discipline of history and historical thinking approaches currently being implemented in history and social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, North Americans, Social Studies
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Tompkins, Joanne; Kearns, Laura-Lee; Mitton-Kükner, Jennifer – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
What are the experiences of beginning queer educators? We followed four LGBTQ-identified teachers as they began their teaching careers. As pre-service teachers, they took on leadership roles advocating for LGBTQ-inclusive education. Their stories were diverse: from feeling empowered and accepted, to being conflicted about coming out, to being the…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Beginning Teachers, Teaching Experience, Inclusion
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Corbett, Michael; Ackerson, Zachary – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
In this article we offer a comparative analysis of vocational education and training (VET) in two rural regional locations by situating the pragmatic problem of advising rural students against the backdrop of differently structured market-oriented vocational education systems in Canada and Australia, respectively. Each of these jurisdictions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Rural Education, Compulsory Education
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Jagger, Susan; Trifonas, Peter Pericles – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
Postcards share with others the highlights of holidays, memories of places and events, and brief stories of experiences abroad. They hold the quick jottings to a friend back home, made while in a moment of rest and reflection on a train, at the beach, in a café. They are intimate artifacts, yet they are also public. Their text is available for…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Letters (Correspondence), Higher Education, Science Education
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Whitlow, Kawennakon Bonnie; Oliver, Vanessa; Anderson, Kim; Brozowski, Kari; Tschirhart, Stephanie; Charles, Danielle; Ransom, Kaienkwinehtha – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
Focusing on Onkwehon:we (Indigenous) ways of knowing, and Haudenosaunee ways of knowing in particular, this article showcases the strengths of Onkwehon:we-led education and leadership. Under the leadership of our Youth Advisory Council, 22 young people (11 Onkwehon:we and 11 non-Onkwehon:we) took part in three days of workshops on Six Nations. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, Indigenous Knowledge, Experiential Learning
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Martin, Brittany Harker – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
This article presents a new model of building capacity for innovative teaching that I call "Artistic Quotient" (AQ). The purpose of the study was to test the model with generalist teachers who were registered in a professional learning program for innovative teaching through the arts. The procedure employed a one-way, within-subjects,…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Faculty Development, Art Activities, Program Effectiveness
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Simmons, Marlon; McDermott, Mairi; Lock, Jennifer; Crowder, Rachael; Hickey, Evelyn; DeSilva, Noeleen; Leong, Rebecca; Wilson, Katrina – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
Contingent on multiple variants, educators' well-being is becoming a concern regarding quality of life in and out of schools. Our qualitative case study aimed to understand how educators negotiate well-being through ever-increasing complexities in schooling environments and incommensurable lifeworld realities. Findings include material relevant to…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Well Being, Educational Environment, Self Management
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Stavrou, Stavros Georgios; Murphy, M. Shaun – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
We describe mathematics classroom teaching practice in an urban Canadian prairie Cree-bilingual school using the term "Cree mathematizing," which, to us, means (re)considering Euro-Western school mathematics from the perspectives of the Cree people engaging with the content. "Cree mathematizing" takes the form of classroom…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Urban Schools, Bilingual Education
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McGregor, Sue – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
Social reconstructivism is suggested as an appropriate curriculum philosophy for education for sustainable consumption (ESC). Couched in framing the consumer culture as a powerful social institution that needs to be challenged and reformed, the position paper begins by defining sustainable consumption, including symptoms of unsustainable…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Barriers, Teaching Methods
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O'Sullivan, Michael; Smaller, Harry; Heidebrecht, Luke; Balzer, Geraldine – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
In August 2017, 27 residents from four Nicaraguan and four Guatemalan communities met in Managua, Nicaragua, to discuss their experiences hosting International Service Learning (ISL) groups from the Global North. Despite having many positive recollections, these host community representatives identified a number of issues of concern. This article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Involvement, Global Approach, Service Learning
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Louie, Dustin – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of this paper is to challenge the discrepancy between candidate requirements in job postings for Indigenous scholars and their recognition in the tenure-track stream. For the purposes of this article, I conducted a scan of 11 academic positions for Indigenous scholars advertised in Canada from 2017 to 2019. One-hundred percent of the…
Descriptors: Universities, Canada Natives, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Evaluation
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McLean, Scott; Dixit, Jaya – Canadian Journal of Education, 2018
The concept of identity has become prominent in the study of Canadian education. We further the understanding of identity by examining the ways through which adults present themselves as subjects in learning processes. We recruited 134 adults who had recently read self-help books pertaining to health, careers, or relationships, and conducted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Identification (Psychology), Adults, Adult Learning
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