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An Inquiry Into the Journey of Three Canadian Women in Physics and Stem
The under representation of women in the fields of Physics and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) was investigated through a semi-autobiographical approach. This study follows the reflection of one ...
Self-Advocacy as a Goal for Education
This research project reviews selected literature on self-advocacy instruction to highlight (a) its importance as a focus for education and (b) the barriers towards its implementation. Several studies have recognized that ...
Negotiating Fragments: Implications of the Diasporic Consciousness on Teaching and Learning
This paper aims to consider how the diasporic consciousness can be taken up in schooling as a construct that challenges multicultural and anti-racism frameworks. It looks at notions of identity and identities as fluid ...
Mental Imagery and Affect in English/French Bilingual Readers: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective
(Canadian Modern Language Review, University of Toronto, Mar-08)
We investigated the evocation of mental imagery and affect in English/French bilinguals to determine whether the linguistic demands of reading in a second language (L2) limit readers’ ability to form non-verbal text ...
How Do Three Immigrant Women From Former Yugoslavia Perceive the Role of Accent in Intelligibility and Comprehensibility in the Canadian Workplace?
Recent trends in language instruction have begun to shift away from achieving a native-like accent and towards a focus on intelligibly and comprehensibility. However, a subset of learners continues to feel discriminated ...
A Pedagogy of the Land: Dreams of respectful relations
(McGill University, Faculty of Education, 2002)
This article arises out of a partnership between an aboriginal community member and a university faculty member whose relational focus is the development of a pedagogy of the land within the Indigenous Knowledge Instructors ...
Taking Indigenous Thought Seriously: A Rant on Globalization with Some Cautionary Notes
(Canadian Society for the Study of Education, 2008)
(Un)Confident Coders: What Gender Dynamics Appear When Canadian Children Learn How to Code
This paper reports on a mixed-methods study that examined the gender dynamics that could be observed when Canadian boys and girls learn to code in a formal classroom environment. The study involved sixty-four, sixth grade ...
Understanding the Power of Literacy and Ontario’s Literacy Education: A Critical Analysis of the EQAO and its Definition of Literacy Practices
Initially introduced through the Royal Commission on Learning and later created through legislation, the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) is a publically funded, crown agency that determines the quality ...