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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.


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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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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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.


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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