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Dr. Lee Airton

Faculty of Education

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

Faculty of Education

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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Transfer Ceremony from the University of Alberta to the University of Manitoba, at the 3rd Annual Building Reconciliation Forum at the U of M.

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Top Indigenous stories of 2017

December 21, 2017 — 
It was another tremendous year of accomplishments in 2017 at the University of Manitoba, including many inspiring initiatives and events that celebrate the successes of the U of M Indigenous community and advance Indigenous achievement

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

CONFERENCE PAGE: 2018 MPHETE Student Leadership Conference

December 7, 2017 — 
The 4th annual MPHETE Student Leadership Conference, "Affirming Identities" will focus on diversity and inclusion within physical education.

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Indigenous

Teaching the next generation

December 7, 2017 — 
"I just want to be there for them, because these young people are giving me back something that was taken away from me when I was in Residential Schools.”

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Harry Potter books formed an important part of many childhoods

Faculty of Arts

Two decades of Harry Potter

December 7, 2017 — 
There are few people who were children in the late 1990s and early 2000s who grew up without Harry Potter. A new panel has explored this tradition of two decades.

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Indigenous

Integrating Indigenous stories into the classroom

December 6, 2017 — 
'Within the moccasin is a story about life, and a story that can be dated back all the way to the beginning of time'

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George Belliveau

Faculty of Education

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

Faculty of Education

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

Faculty of Education

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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