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Jao, Limin – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2017
For pre-service teachers (PSTs) who have been exposed to traditional approaches, teacher education courses can be a revelatory experience in their development as educators. This study explores if Canadian upper elementary/lower secondary (grades 4-10) PSTs change their beliefs about mathematics teaching as a result of taking a mathematics methods…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Student Attitudes
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2015
This Annual Service Plan Report provides data and discusses the results related to measures in the Ministry of Education 2014/15-2016/17 Service Plan. The Ministry of Education operates in accordance with the Taxpayer Accountability Principles. Work within the Ministry is driven by the Minister's Mandate letter, aligning both with government's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading
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Suurtamm, Christine; Koch, Martha J. – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2014
Current thinking encourages teachers to incorporate a range of assessment practices that are responsive to student thinking and promote student learning. At the same time, teachers are situated in a landscape of accountability, where they are often seen as technicians who implement prescribed curriculum, policies, and procedures with success…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Student Evaluation, Communities of Practice
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2014
The "Ministry of Education 2013/14 Annual Service Plan Report" shares some of the significant achievements by the British Columbia ministry and government. These include the development and release of BC's Skills for Jobs Blueprint: Re-Engineering Education and Training. As well, they successfully negotiated agreements with CUPE and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2013
The education system is complex, but at its core, it is a learning partnership between the student, the family and teachers. This partnership -- supported by the Ministry -- is ultimately responsible for ensuring every learner receives a high quality education. A high quality education enables learners to realize their full potential and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2013
Inspired by innovative change already taking place in British Columbia communities and developed through many months of consultation with educators, students, parents and other British Columbians, BC's Education Plan responds to the realities and demands of a world that has already changed dramatically and continues to evolve. The engagement and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2012
The Ministry of Education "2011/2012 Annual Service Plan Report" outlines achievements during the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012. This report reflects the Ministry's progress over the past year, including the launch of British Columbia's Education Plan, the expansion of StrongStart BC early learning programs, the full implementation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2011
This report outlines the Ministry of Education's achievements during the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011. It reflects the Ministry's progress over the past year; in particular their efforts to expand early learning programs, introduce flexibility in their education system through personalized learning, and inspire life-long learning for British…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading
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Sclater, Jennifer; Sicoly, Fiore; Abrami, Philip C.; Wade, C. Anne – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2006
The current investigation was an exploration of the first year of a multi-year project designed to provide every Grade 3 to Grade 11 student throughout an English school board in Quebec with a laptop computer. Data were collected from 403 elementary and 270 secondary students from the experimental school board and also from 330 students in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Laptop Computers, Access to Computers, Computer Uses in Education