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Smallest Circles First

Exploring Teacher Reconciliatory Praxis through Drama Education

by Mindy R. Carter
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged: multicultural education, indigenous studies, curricula

Drawing from studies with pre- and in-service teachers in Quebec, Smallest Circles First looks at how teacher agency engages with the educational calls to action from Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Using drama education and theatre, Smallest Circles First explores how the classroom can be used as a liminal educational site to parti …

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Troubling Truth and Reconciliation in Canadian Education

Critical Perspectives

edited by Sandra D. Styres & Arlo Kempf, foreword by Jan Hare
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: indigenous studies

Troubling Truth and Reconciliation in Canadian Education offers a series of critical perspectives concerning reconciliation and reconciliatory efforts between Canadian and Indigenous peoples. Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars address both theoretical and practical aspects of troubling reconciliation in education across various contexts with si …

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Teaching as if Learning Matters

Pedagogies of Becoming by Next-Generation Faculty

edited by Jennifer Meta Robinson; KatherineKearns; Valerie Dean O'Loughlin; Laura Plummer, contributions by Lisa Wiltbank; Laura J. Carpenter; Keely Cassidy; Ryan G. Erbe; Polly A. Graham; Jing Yang; Javier Ramirez; Maureen Chinwe Onyeziri; Sarah M. Keesom; Kristyn E. Sylvia; Elizabeth Konwest; Sarah Socorro Hurtado; Alyssa M. Lederer; Adam Coombs; Silja Weber; Barbie Klein; Laura Clapper; Jessica Leach; Mack Hagood; Jonathan P. Rossing; Andrew M. Koke; Francesca A. Williamson; Carol Subiño Sullivan; Maksymilian Szostalo; Letizia Montroni; J. ChristopherUpton; Michelle R. Marasco; Mark S. Nagle; Leslie E. Drane; Juliane Wuensch; Natalie Christian; Kristen Hengtgen; Rachel La Touche; Lauren Miller Griffith; Jacquelyn Petzold & Tyler B. Christensen
edition: Hardcover
tagged: learning styles, professional development

Teaching is an essential skill in becoming a faculty member in any institution of higher education. Yet how is that skill actually acquired by graduate students? Teaching as if Learning Matters collects first-person narratives from graduate students and new PhDs that explore how the skills required to teach at a college level are developed. It exa …

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A Scientific Way of War

Antebellum Military Science, West Point, and the Origins of American Military Thought

by Ian C. Hope
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: civil war period (1850-1877), history

While faith in the Enlightenment was waning elsewhere by 1850, at the United States Military Academy at West Point and in the minds of academy graduates serving throughout the country, Enlightenment thinking persisted, asserting that war was governable by a grand theory accessible through the study of military science. Officers of the regular army …

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Leading for Equity and Social Justice

Systemic Transformation in Canadian Education

edited by Andréanne Gélinas-Proulx & Carolyn M. Shields
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback eBook
tagged: multicultural education, organizations & institutions

Educational institutions, and in particular educational leaders, play critical roles in identifying and rectifying the many inequities that oppress, marginalize, and exclude individual students, educational actors, and some minoritized groups in Canadian education.

 

Leading for Equity and Social Justice provides a deep look at some of these inequiti …

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The Get-It-Done Data Analysis

Perform a Statistical Analysis That Will Get Your Research Published

by Edgar Guzman, by (photographer) Lana Guzman
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 18
  • Grade: 12
tagged: biostatistics, statistics, regression analysis, multivariate analysis

Peer-reviewed articles are the most efficient and neat way to communicate the results of research projects. As such, the statistical analysis performed in the research project must comply with the exigencies and quality expected by the reviewers. In this book I present you the procedure and philosophy of an impeccable statistical analysis that woul …

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The Get-It-Done CV

Create a CV That Will Land You Your Dream Job

by Lana Guzman, photographs by Edgar Guzman
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 18
  • Grade: 12
tagged: resumes, interviewing, job hunting, internships, vocational guidance

This book will help you distinguish yourself in writing from thousands of professionals competing with you in a job market. It will also tell you how to successfully avoid the 'standardization' of you as an employee even when the job you are applying for is a highly structured one. Finally, this book will tell you how to project these on paper to t …

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Braided Learning

Illuminating Indigenous Presence through Art and Story

by Susan D. Dion
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback eBook
tagged: philosophy & social aspects, indigenous studies, training & certification

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Indigenous activism have made many non-Indigenous Canadians uncomfortably aware of how little they know about First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. In Braided Learning, Susan Dion shares her approach to engaging with Indigenous histories and perspectives. Using the power of stories and artwork, Dion o …

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