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In the News

Dr. Carla Peck interviewed on 770 CHQR radio in Calgary, AB

Dr. Carla Peck was interviewed on Afternoons with Rob Breakenridge about the new Alberta Education Ministerial Order on Student Learning and its implications for Alberta’s teachers and students. Listen to the podcast here.

Dr. Carla Peck responds to the new Ministerial Order on Student Learning

On August 6, 2020, Alberta Minister of Education, Adriana LaGrange, released the province’s new Ministerial Order on Student Learning. Dr. Carla Peck offers a critique of the new mandate for K-12 education in Alberta, including what it means for history education. Read the full analysis here.

Awards News

Congratulations to Dr. Kristina Llewellyn on her Excellence in Teaching Award! For more details, please follow the link below:

Book News

“Congratulations to Thinking Historically co-investigators Drs. Penney Clark and Alan Sears on their upcoming publication, The Arts and the Teaching of History: Historical F(r)ictions, which will be available via Palgrave Macmillan and Amazon in Fall 2020!” 

The passing of Professor Joan Pagès

The Thinking Historically for Canada’s Future team was very sorry to learn of the passing of Professor Joan Pagès, of the GREDICS group (Grup de Recerca en Didàctica de les Ciències Socials – Social Sciences Education Research Group) at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.