Author Archives: Isabeau Iqbal

Announcement: February 1, 2017

(Blue text added February 3) Hello all, A few announcements: 1  Assignments are due by February 8, 2017. FYI: Two people approached me about doing their final assignment together and I accepted their proposal. I wanted to let you know that … Continue reading

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January 25, 2017 Announcement

Hello everyone, 1  Final assignments are due anytime between January 30th-February 8th.  Please choose one of the assignments described in the drop-down menu at the Assignment tab.  I encourage you to select based on what is most relevant and meaningful to you … Continue reading

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Conversation – F. Nurse

Le nouveau curriculum est difficile pour les enseignants qui ont enseigné pendant longtemps parce qu’ils ont ses habitudes et il est plus difficile de changer leurs façons d’enseignement. Cela serait plus facile pour nous, les nouveaux enseignements, parce qu’on peut … Continue reading

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Conversation – K. Douglas

L’enseignante avec qui j’ai parlé est toute en faveur des changements dans le curriculum. Néanmoins, elle a subi des difficultés dans l’application des perspectives autochtones. Enseignante dans une classe d’immersion en maternelle, elle trouve que les ressources considérées comme « authentiques » … Continue reading

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Conversation – Chris Ford

I spoke to my SA about how her teaching has been affected by the new curriculum.  She said that she doesn’t expect it to change the way she actually implements her lessons and units; it will only affect the way … Continue reading

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Other ways of knowing (Activities to implement in class)

Links to practical in-class activities developed by teacher candidates and making use of the following ways of knowing: Mindfulness as a way of knowing  (Laurence Poirier, Emma Wilson, Jordan Steer, Chelsea Johnston) Mindfulness as a way of knowing (Deanna Palmer, Mahsa Rakhshanifar, Colleen McGuire) Intuition as … Continue reading

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Reminders for January 23 class

  Good morning all, (If you missed it, please make sure to read the announcement I sent January 18). A few additional comments to prepare for Monday’s class and related to the course more generally: (1) Thank you for your blog … Continue reading

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Conversation – Emily Lacock

J’ai discuté de ces changements avec mon amie qui vient de terminer son B.Ed à UVic l’année passée. Elle travaille comme suppléante maintenant. Elle a de l’experience avec le nouveau et l’ancien curriculum. Ces commentaires principaux étaient que : ·      Le … Continue reading

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Conversation – Laurence Poirier

Post written by L. Poirier What are the greatest benefits and challenges of teaching in the new curriculum? After speaking to my school advisor she believes the benefits are that the new curriculum is more hands on and therefore the … Continue reading

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January 18, 2017: Announcement

Hello, I hope you are having a good week. Before next class, please: 1) Read pages 553 – 561 (up to point 5 in section 2.4 Interim Summary) in: Smith, M. U. & Siegel, H. (2004). Knowing, believing, and understanding: … Continue reading

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