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The New Teachers’ Roundtable: A Case Study of Collective Resistance

New issue of Critical Education launched: Critical Education Volume 8, Number 4 March 1, 2017 The New Teachers’ Roundtable: A Case Study of Collective Resistance Beth Leah Sondel Abstract The New Teachers’ Roundtable (NTRT) is a democratically run collective of … 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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New book: The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education – 2nd Edition

The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education – 2nd Edition Can Hope (Still) Audaciously Trump Neoliberalism? Edited by: Paul R. Carr, Université du Québec en Outaouais Brad J. Porfilio, CSU, East Bay A volume in the series: Critical … Continue reading

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Making sense of report cards [Updated]

It’s report card season. Just how useful are report cards? How should parents respond to their students grades? What kind of questions can or should parents ask teachers about the assessment of their students’ performance? Should parents reward their students … Continue reading

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Wrapped Up in the Flag: Immigration, Ethnic Studies, and Gun Legislation in Arizona

Critical Education has just published its latest issue at http://ojs.library.ubc.ca/index.php/criticaled. We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit our web site to read articles and other items of interest. Thanks for the continuing interest in … 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 affects more than education

Class size and composition are key issues in the current labour dispute between the British Columbia Teachers Federation and the BC government. In 2002, the ruling BC Liberals unilaterally stripped away provisions in the teachers’ contract that governed the makeup … Continue reading

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Page Three: Move along, there’s nothing to see here. Or, how seriously does the BC Ministry of Education take research on teacher education?

Jordan Bateman of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation of British Columbia, has been exploring the question of why the BC Ministry of Education would finance a teenager to conduct research on teacher education in Finland. Through Freedom of Information requests the … Continue reading

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The Cuban Literacy Campaign at 50: Formal and Tacit Learning in Revolutionary Education

Critical Education has just published its latest issue at http://ojs.library.ubc.ca/index.php/criticaled. We invite you to review the Table of Contents below and then visit our web site to read articles and items of interest. While visiting the Critical Education web site … Continue reading

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Teach for America and the Future of Education in the United States (Part 3: Altering TFA’s Trajectory)

Critical Education has just published its latest issue at http://ojs.library.ubc.ca/index.php/criticaled Part 3 of our special series “Teach for America and the Future of Education in the United States”, focuses on altering the trajectory of TFA. Guest editors for the series … Continue reading

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