A University of Calgary award-winning undergraduate student, Jessica Gobran, conducted a series of interviews with scholars from across Canada on how teachers should understand and take up controversies around commemorations. Contributors include Lindsay Gibson along with Dwayne Donald, Ehaab Abdou, among others. Throughout the podcast Jessica reflects on how her own Egyptian Coptic identity intersects […]
Elementary Education professor Carla Peck‘s online responses to the Alberta government’s announcements around its curriculum renewal process are going viral. She asks why its decision-making isn’t grounded in evidence-based best practices on teaching social studies and history. Read more here.
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.
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.
Nous sommes heureux de partager notre premier bulletin de nouvelles de Penser Historiquement pour l’avenir du Canada, “Penser l’histoire!” avec vous. Nous publierons notre bulletin plusieurs fois par an pour fournir des mises à jour sur le projet et pour communiquer avec le grand public sur le travail passionnant que nous faisons! Ces bulletins seront […]
We are pleased to share our first Thinking Historically for Canada’s Future newsletter, Thinking History! with you. We will be publishing our newsletter several times a year to provide partnership updates and to communicate with the broader public about the exciting work we are doing! These newsletters will also be posted on thinking-historically.ca under the […]
Thinking Historically co-investigator Kristina Llewellyn co-authors (with Jennifer Llewellyn) an op-ed for The Star on teaching during the COVID19 pandemic: “Connection, not real-time teaching, is priority for crisis education.” Congrats!
Congratulations to team member Nicholas Ng-A-Fook on the creation of the FooknConversation podcast! Several members of the Thinking Historically team have already joined Nicholas in conversation – check out the podcast here!
Thinking Historically Co-investigators Maxime Dagenais and Ian McKay, of the Wilson Institute for Canadian History, wrote a piece for The Conversation on October 1970, the War Measure/Emergencies Act, and COVID-19. Congratulations!
Listen to Carla Peck discuss history education with D. Labrie on CBC Radio. Listen here