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Dr. Lee Airton

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Ready for uncertainty

January 8, 2018 — 
Growing up best friends with Miss Popular in elementary school, a young Lee Airton learned a defining lesson that would guide her career path as an academic focused on making schools welcoming places for gender and sexual diversity.

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Classroom chalkboard

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Welcoming gender diversity

January 3, 2018 — 
The 2018 Ed Talk Series kicks off Jan. 8, with Dr. Lee Airton, assistant professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education at Queen's University

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George Belliveau

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Acting up in class

November 29, 2017 — 
Dr. Alysha Farrell realized the power of theatre in the classroom when a student, acting out a scene, pulled a punch an inch from a classmate’s nose

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Arlo Kempf

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Changing nature of teaching

November 24, 2017 — 
Teachers are increasingly asked to do more in less time while increasingly being left out of decision-making that affects their work, says Arlo Kempf, assistant professor, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.

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Life writing dissertation

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Bouncing back

November 21, 2017 — 
Life was good. Life was going according to plan. Then sometimes, teaching gets messy, and life gets messy.

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Dr. Jennifer Brant

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Teachers have a powerful role to play

November 16, 2017 — 
When exploring with students the dark and emotionally charged subject of residential schools, Indigenous scholar Jennifer Brant focuses on the powerful role teachers play in enacting the Truth and Reconciliation’s (TRC) Calls to Action.

Virginia Tze

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Your attention, please!

November 15, 2017 — 
Dr. Virginia Tze hopes this story seizes your attention and holds it to the last word. But if your interest drifts into flights of fancy, she might be interested to know why.

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Prof. George Belliveau

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Research-based theatre’s healing power

November 14, 2017 — 
As principal writer, Lea scripted the experiences of military veterans who shared their experiences, and then performed them onstage as a part of Contact! Unload, a research-based theatre project where the play becomes a catalyst for veterans who publicly interpret their struggles and experiences of transitioning to civilian life from military service in order to build resilience. 

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CSEA speakers

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Winnipeg to host CSEA conference in 2018

November 14, 2017 — 
Winnipeg will host the Canadian Society for Education Through Art (CSEA) conference from May 3-5, 2018. Up to 100 educators will come together to exchange ideas and learn about human rights in relation to visual art and visual art education.

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Social media apps on a cell phone

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Why Twitter is for the Birds

November 7, 2017 — 
As part of the Joan Irvine Lecture Series, Hlynka is giving a presentation this week on what educational technology is doing for us and to us.

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