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Levinson, Meira, Ed.; Fay, Jacob, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
Teaching in a democracy is challenging and filled with dilemmas that have no easy answers. For example, how do educators meet their responsibilities of teaching civic norms and dispositions while remaining nonpartisan? "Democratic Discord in Schools" features eight normative cases of complex dilemmas drawn from real events designed to…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Problem Solving, Cooperation
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Godlewska, Anne; Rose, John; Schaefli, Laura; Freake, Sheila; Massey, Jennifer – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2017
This article responds to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Canada's 2015 call for the education of Canadians about "residential schools, treaties, and Aboriginal peoples' historical and contemporary contributions to Canada." It is an analysis of the Canadian and world studies curricula and texts in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1 of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, Indigenous Populations, Curriculum
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Hohner, Julie; Riveros, Augusto – International Journal of Teacher Leadership, 2017
This study investigates the experiences of a group of classroom teachers who transitioned into administrative roles as vice-principals in a rural schoolboard in southwestern Ontario. We included both elementary and secondary former teacher leaders who moved into the school administration and explored the aspects of their leadership experience that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Teacher Leadership, Administrators
Jensen, Ben; Sonnemann, Julie; Roberts-Hull, Katie; Hunter, Amélie – National Center on Education and the Economy, 2016
This report illustrates how four high-performing systems--British Columbia (Canada), Hong Kong, Shanghai (China) and Singapore--developed their teacher professional learning. The report and accompanying materials are designed as a resource for teachers, school leaders and policymakers wanting to improve teacher professional learning in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Education, Program Development
Goulet, Linda M.; Goulet, Keith N. – University of British Columbia Press, 2014
In recent decades, educators have been seeking ways to improve outcomes for Indigenous students. Yet most Indigenous education at the K-12 level still takes place within a theoretical framework based in Eurocentric thought. "In Teaching Each Other," Linda Goulet and Keith Goulet provide an alternative framework for teachers working with…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Culturally Relevant Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Cultural Influences
Abello-Contesse, Christian, Ed.; Chandler, Paul M., Ed.; López-Jiménez, María Dolores, Ed.; Chacón-Beltrán, Rubén, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2013
Bilingual education is one of the fastest growing disciplines within applied linguistics. This book includes the work of 20 specialists working in various educational contexts across Europe, Latin America, and North America to create a volume which is both comprehensive in scope and multidimensional in its coverage of current bilingual…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Multilingualism, Language Usage, Language of Instruction
Rivers, Ian; Duncan, Neil; Besag, Valerie E. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2009
"Bullying: A Handbook for Educators and Parents" offers a comprehensive exploration of the bullying within public schools, drawing upon research conducted in the United States, United Kingdom, Scandinavia, and Canada. It offers insights into the immediate and long-term impact bullying can have upon the lives of students, their families,…
Descriptors: Bullying, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Sexuality
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den Heyer, Kent – Teaching Education, 2009
In this study, a group of teacher educators converse about their teaching practice in light of a new provincial K-12 program of social studies. The most noteworthy feature of this new program is its explicit call for teachers to include Aboriginal and Francophone perspectives as they teach to the program's two central themes of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators
Alberta Education, 2008
This implementation guide is intended to support the Kindergarten to Grade 3 portion of the Ukrainian Language Arts Kindergarten to Grade 9 Program of Studies. It was developed primarily for teachers, yet it includes information that may be useful for administrators and other stakeholders in their efforts to plan for and implement the new…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Arts
Alberta Education, 2008
Education is the key to young people becoming full partners in shaping a global future and in shaping the nation's future. Quality basic education for young people is key to maintaining Alberta's standard of living and ensuring competitiveness in the world market. The education system must focus on what all students need to learn and be able to…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, State Standards, Graduation Requirements
Alberta Education, 2007
This document is intended for classroom teachers, resource personnel, administrators and parents. It is one of a series of documents developed to facilitate programming for students in grades 1 to 12 who have special education needs. The six essential components listed in this document are contained in "Standards for Special Education,…
Descriptors: Special Programs, Partial Hearing, Deafness, Programming
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Roberts, Gayle; Allan, Carol; Wells, Kristopher – Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education, 2007
Educators concerned with diversity, equity, and human rights in schools share their personal and professional narratives as impetus for developing suggestions and strategies designed to help teachers, students, and administrators deepen their understandings of gender identity educational issues in an effort to support transitioning teachers in…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Sexual Identity, Teachers, Identification (Psychology)
Online Submission, 2006
The goal of this K-12 science safety resource is to bring together information needed by administrators, planners, teachers and support staff to help them make sound decisions regarding science safety. The document identifies areas for decision making and action at a variety of levels. It supports planning and action by providing information on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Facility Guidelines, Elementary Secondary Education, Safety Equipment
Online Submission, 2006
Factors that influence and predict academic success of ESL students were studied to assist the Ministry with decisions related to curriculum development, resource allocation, and support provision. The comprehensive nature of this study is unique in that it presents the state of affairs of K-12 ESL education in Alberta. Best practice information…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Resource Allocation, Elementary Secondary Education
Online Submission, 2006
This resource is a revision of the teaching resource Individualized Program Plans (1995), Book 3 (ED392232) in the Programming for Students with Special Needs series. It aims to create a bridge between the product, the process and the underlying vision of Individualized Program Planning (IPP). The Standards for Special Education (Amended June…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Program Development
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