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Rocque, Jules – McGill Journal of Education, 2019
This paper focuses on the results of a longitudinal study examining the English-language content of Francophone minority school boards' websites throughout Canada, mindful of the changing profile of the boards' parental population. A document analysis research approach was used to analyse how the content destined for a non-French-speaking audience…
Descriptors: French, English, Boards of Education, Web Sites
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Miles, James – McGill Journal of Education, 2018
This paper argues that history educators and teachers are uniquely implicated in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action through their responsibility to teach Indigenous and Canadian history, including the injustices of settler colonialism. After examining the politics of Canada's ongoing truth and reconciliation process, this…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Teacher Responsibility
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Wiseman, Dawn – McGill Journal of Education, 2018
This paper focuses on how I have been attending to the TRC's [Truth and Reconciliation Commission's] calls to action within science teacher education. It draws on personal experiences, my dissertation, Canadian policy regarding Indigenous education, and academic literature to explore what the calls ask of teacher educators. Throughout, I consider…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Indigenous Knowledge, Preservice Teacher Education, Public Policy
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High, Anna Jane – McGill Journal of Education, 2017
The protection and promotion of dignity is a foundational objective of restorative justice. Dignity-enhancing restorative justice practices, which are rooted in the traditional practices of Indigenous people groups, have been widely adopted in schools reactively, as a response to specific infractions. A growing number of schools are adopting…
Descriptors: School Districts, Educational Practices, Program Implementation, Cost Effectiveness
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Gallagher, Tiffany L.; Rowsell, Jennifer – McGill Journal of Education, 2017
This article examines the extent to which the competencies of the 21st century learner are reflected in the learning outcomes within the English language arts curriculum standards documents for the Canadian provinces. Manifest summative content analysis was used to code learning outcomes in accordance with themes derived from the competencies of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Behavioral Objectives, Language Arts
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Nyika, Lawrence; McPherson, Charmaine; Murray-Orr, Anne – McGill Journal of Education, 2017
In this essay, we review empirical, theoretical, and substantial grey literature in relation to immigrant youth and health promoting schools (HPS). We examine the health promotion concept to consider how it may inform the HPS model. Using Canada as an example, we examine current immigrant youth demographics and define several key terms including…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Health Promotion, Foreign Countries, Models
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Webber, Geoff; Miller, Dianne – McGill Journal of Education, 2016
Few studies take up the question of how to teach pre-service or current teachers to practice integrated, interdisciplinary, and inquiry-based methodologies. In this literature review, scholarly research is explored to examine approaches to teacher education based in progressivism. Place- and community-based education is considered as an important…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Interdisciplinary Approach, Integrated Activities, Active Learning
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Matthews, Nancy – McGill Journal of Education, 2016
This note is a reflection on experiences as an educational leader, as well as provides a perspective on educational leadership, based on professional reading. It offers the metaphor of the coach, initiating a case for using a coaching philosophy as a model for a sustained form of leadership. It invites the reader to consider that with a game plan…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Leadership Styles, Leadership Qualities, Learning Experience
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Randall, Lynn; Robinson, Daniel Bruce; Fletcher, Tim – McGill Journal of Education, 2014
The purpose of this research was to investigate the extent to which quality physical education is currently being taught in Atlantic Canada. We used survey methods to generate descriptive data indicating: (a) the backgrounds of those who teach physical education and (b) what is being taught in physical education. Our findings suggest physical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Profiles, Program Descriptions
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Carter, Mindy R. – McGill Journal of Education, 2014
This "Note from the Field" provides an overview of what is happening in Kindergarten to University drama and theatre education across Canada. In addition to this snapshot I offer some considerations for extending this discipline and its potential impact on curriculum, policy and practice.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theater Arts, Drama, Elementary Secondary Education
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Yoder, Amarou – McGill Journal of Education, 2013
Members of a large, cross-Canada research project on using Canadian social justice literature in the classroom share strategies that teachers are using to teach some of these texts. Strategies range from multi-media projects to song adaptations. Texts and strategies suitable for different grade-levels are represented, and cover a range of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies
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Fullerton, Tom – McGill Journal of Education, 2013
This piece is an autobiographical reflection on practice. Models of professional development are reviewed based on personal experience in the field working with practicing teachers in a variety of capacities. A case is made for teacher inquiry as a model for sustained professional improvement over time that is personally meaningful and potentially…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Inquiry
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Sokal, Laura – McGill Journal of Education, 2012
Focus groups were conducted in four school divisions in central Canada in order to determine whether inclusive educators in schools could identify the knowledge base, skills set, and attitudes desirable in new inclusive teachers. Participants failed to identify an essential knowledge base for inclusive educators. Findings indicated that a focus on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Focus Groups, Teacher Characteristics
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Wallin, Dawn C. – McGill Journal of Education, 2012
This paper conceptualizes queue theory (Tallerico & Blount, 2004) to discuss a mixed-methods study that determined the career patterns of senior educational administrators in public school divisions in Manitoba, Canada, compared by position, context and sex. Findings indicate that queue theory has merit for describing the career paths of…
Descriptors: Administrators, Foreign Countries, Career Development, Employment Opportunities
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Maynes, Nancy; Allison, John; Julien-Schultz, Lynn – McGill Journal of Education, 2012
Experience may influence beliefs and beliefs may influence practices. Following these premises, we investigated teacher candidates' post experience reflections nine months after an international practicum where they taught for three weeks in rural Kenya. Teacher candidates were placed in non-governmental organization (NGO) sponsored schools on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Preservice Teachers, Nongovernmental Organizations
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