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New Book: Rethinking Social Studies: Critical Pedagogy in Pursuit of Dangerous Citizenship

I’m please to announce the publication of my new book Rethinking Social Studies: Critical Pedagogy in Pursuit of Dangerous Citizenship (Information Age Publishing, 2017). The book is published as a volume in the series: Critical Constructions: Studies on Education and Society, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Institute for Critical Education Studies seminars

The Institute for Critical Education Studies is please to sponsor two upcoming seminars on curriculum issues in Latin America and Spain. Curricular Discourses with Practical Implications: Perspectives and Experiences From Spain & South America September 22, 2016 11:30am – 1:30pm … Continue reading

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Be Realistic Demand the Impossible: A Rejoinder to Peter Seixas [updated with video]

“Be Realistic Demand the Impossible”[1] Rejoinder to Peter Siexas’s Dangerous indeed: A response to E. Wayne Ross’ ‘Courage of hopelessness’ University of British Columbia Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy Seminar Series: Diverse Perspectives on Curriculum & Pedagogy February 26, 2016 … Continue reading

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Peter Seixas talk: Dangerous indeed: A response to Wayne Ross’ “Courage of hopelessness”

Date: Friday, February 26th 2016 Venue: Scarfe Room 310 Time: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Title: Dangerous indeed: A response to Wayne Ross’ “Courage of hopelessness” Speaker: Dr. Peter Seixas, Professor, EDCP Light lunch served at noon outside Scarfe room 310. … Continue reading

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The Courage of Hopelessness: Democratic Education in the Age of Empire [Video]

Dr. E. Wayne Ross| Professor, EDCP January 15, 2016 http://seminars.edcp.educ.ubc.ca/seminars2016/EDCP_Jan_15_2016_seminar.mp4 Short Bio: E. Wayne Ross is Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy at UBC. He has written and edited numerous books including: Critical Theories, Radical Pedagogies and Social … Continue reading

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Diverse Perspectives on Curriculum & Pedagogy Seminar Series

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Reassessing the Social Studies Curriculum: Preparing Students for a Post-9/11 World

Wayne Journell, secondary social studies education professor at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, has put together a new book on social studies in a post-9/11 world. The book, to be published by Rowman & Littlefield next year, examines social studies … Continue reading

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Teaching and the ideology of neutrality

This week, in my course on secondary social studies curriculum, we discussed various ideological stances toward curriculum. Predictably, the issue of “neutrality” in social studies teaching came up. Indeed, my students reported that as part of their professional preparation in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on BC Education Ministry’s new curriculum

Public school curriculum in British Columbia is undergoing a transformation, at least that’s the claim of the Education Ministry, which for the past two years has been conducting consultations with the public and an curriculum framework advisory group on a … Continue reading

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Singer: Don’t know much about—history, geography or civics.

Don’t Know Much About – History, Geography or Civics By Alan Singer In April 1943, as the United States prepared to invade Nazi dominated Europe and hopefully rebuild the continent on democratic foundations, the nation was shook, at least mildly, … Continue reading

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