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Forum: How school funding matters

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(Un)Learning Anthropocentrism: An Ecocritical Framework for Teaching to Resist Human-Supremacy in Curriculum and Pedagogy

UBC Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy 2016-2017 Seminar Series (Un)Learning Anthropocentrism: An Ecocritical Framework for Teaching to Resist Human-Supremacy in Curriculum and Pedagogy John Lupinacci, PhD Cultural Studies & Social Thought in Education College of Education Washington State University October … Continue reading

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Seminar: Challenges and Tensions in Curriculum Management: Theory and Practice

Challenges and Tensions in Curriculum Management: Theory and Practice Public Seminar Sponsored by Institute for Critical Education Studies July 13, 2016 12:00pm Scarfe 2108 2125 Main Mall University of British Columbia Carolina Castro, Héctor Gómez, and Fernando Murillo, co-authors in … Continue reading

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U of L provost who hired notorious ed school dean Robert Felner steps down

Shirley Willihnganz, the University of Louisville provost who hired “notorious ed school dean” Robert Felner has stepped down from her $342,694 a year position and will return to the faculty after a sabbatical. Willihnganz told the Louisville Courier-Journal that the … Continue reading

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Thirty Records About America—A Mixtape

I used to post quite a bit about music here on the Where The Blog Has No Name, so please excuse the interruption of blogs on education and politics. I’ve slowly been working my way through Bob Dylan’s Complete Album … Continue reading

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6th Annual Hepburn Lecture – Insurgent Pedagogies & Dangerous Citizenship

Download powerpoint (PDF) of “Insurgent Pedagogies & Dangerous Citizenship”: MHL at UGA Oct 2014 Download powerpoint (PDF) of “Insurgent Pedagogies & Dangerous Citizenship”: MHL at UGA Oct 2014

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Call for chapters: Teaching for Democracy in an Age of Economic Disparity

Call for Book Chapters Teaching for Democracy in an Age of Economic Disparity Editor: Cory Wright-Maley, Ph.D. The book is intended to provide a space for scholars and practitioners to reconsider how we prepare students to engage in a democratic … Continue reading

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New review of research on class size by David Zyngier (Monash U, Australia)

Class size and academic results, with a focus on children from culturally, linguistically and economically disenfranchised communities David Zyngier Senior Lecturer in Curriculum and Pedagogy Monash University Abstract The question of class size continues to attract the attention of educational … Continue reading

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Class size and composition most important public policy issue in BC teachers dispute

Cross post from Institute for Critical Education Studies blog. Class size and composition is arguably the single most important public policy issue in the current dispute between BC teachers and government. The educational and economic implications of class size and … Continue reading

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Teacher Reflections on the Relationship Between Creativity and Standardized Testing in Ontario

Critical Education Vol 5, No 3 (2014) Accountable to Whom? Teacher Reflections on the Relationship Between Creativity and Standardized Testing in Ontario Catharine Dishke Hondzel Abstract This paper describes the reactions and emotions teachers experienced when asked to discuss the … Continue reading

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