Public schools

A provincial perspective on differentiated instruction: The Alberta Initiative for School Improvement (AISI) (2010)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 3, Article 4, 2010

High-diversity classrooms have become one of the defining features of Alberta’s schools as the province welcomes increasing numbers of children from other countries, traditions, languages and cultures. As well, students show a great deal of variance in cognitive, affective, physical, and communicative development.

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2014-01-15

Math Instruction That Makes Sense: Frontier Centre for Public Policy – Policy Series No. 120, Sept. 2011 (2011)

The author of this position paper argues for a return to the basics for mathematics instruction in Canada’s public schools.

Provincial curriculum guides place a great deal of emphasis on problem solving and the conceptual understanding of mathematics, the author says. Students do not learn the standard sets of rules for math equations, and they fail to master basic math skills.

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2013-05-28

A Study of Aboriginal Teachers' Professional Knowledge and Experience in Canadian Schools (2010)

This qualitative study was carried out by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation to determine what insights can be gained from the experiences of Aboriginal teachers in public schools and to find ways of using that knowledge to support Aboriginal education in those schools.

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2011-12-22

The New Learning Guide (2002)

Education Opportunities, Alternatives and Enhancements for Maritime Communities

Parents around the world have one thing in common—a concern about how to best prepare children to succeed in the rapidly changing global environment of the modern world. To achieve this, schools must offer the greatest possible range of learning opportunities and enlighten younger generations so they can help make the world a better place. This is the challenge of New Learning.

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2005-03-23

Building the Right Partnerships (2004)

Peter Calamai addressed the Second Canadian Conference on Literacy and Health on October 19, 2004 in Ottawa. In his address, he discussed adult literacy, including literacy levels Canada, literacy and health relationships and the importance of forging partnerships between the public health field and the literacy movement.

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2004-11-26

Case Studies of Internet Use in Alberta Schools: a Summary Report (1997)

A case study approach was used to collect data on how Alberta schools were currently using the Internet and how teachers were learning to use it, as well as data on the perceptions of educators and parents of its value as an educational tool.

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2004-11-16

Poverty in British Columbia: A Resource Booklet for Schools (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 2

This article describes a resource booklet on poverty, Poverty in B.C., developed by End Legislated Poverty (ELP), a coalition of B.C. groups.

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2004-09-02

A Dose of Preventive Medicine for Science Education (1983)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1983 - Vol. 1, No. 2

This article discusses the importance of the Science Council of Canada taking specific measures to ensure that women finish high school with the same science and math education as their male classmates.

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2004-03-31

Design and Information Technology in the Elementary Classroom (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 - Vol. 92, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses offering design and information technology in Ontario's public school system.

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2004-03-29

The Story of an Orphaned Curriculum: Women's Studies in Manitoba High Schools (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, March 1984 - vol. 2 no. 3

In this article, the author discusses the lack of women's studies in Manitoba high schools in the 1980's.

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2004-02-17

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