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Sabre Cherkowski

Faculty of Education

Focusing on the positive

November 22, 2018 — 
Dr. Sabre Cherkowski hopes that educators focus on the positive.

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Prof. Melanie Janzen

Faculty of Education

Emotional toll of teaching

July 20, 2018 — 
Nowhere does the curriculum spell out a teacher’s obligation to meet these needs of a student, but to ignore them is morally indefensible, according to the research findings of Associate Prof. Melanie Janzen.

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Law Student Zita De Sousa gives her speech about two teachers who impacted her education at the STRR

Faculty of Law

Outstanding Law Student recognizes teachers who inspired her to achieve goals

May 17, 2018 — 
Zita De Sousa graduates this spring from Robson Hall Faculty of Law, intent on pursuing a career in the criminal justice system. On Monday, May 15 at the 2018 Students’ Teacher Recognition Reception (STRR), she expressed heartfelt thanks to two teachers who inspired her in the face of adversity to achieve her goals. Selected as the Faculty of Law’s Outstanding Student for this year’s STRR, she in turn chose her grade 12 student advisor and English teacher from Maples Collegiate, Ms. Debbie Boyko, and Faculty of Law Associate Professor Richard Jochelson to stand with her as Outstanding Teachers.

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Faculty of Education

Students’ progress biggest reward to resource teachers

February 14, 2018 — 
For Jennifer Soldier, a Sagkeeng First Nation high-school instructor, resource-teacher training is essential to improving the lives of students who need help the most.

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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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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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The inaugural Teaching Cafe at the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning on May 17, 2017.

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Sharing strategies at lively inaugural Teaching Café

June 6, 2017 — 
Among topics: Gaming a course, team-based learning, using pop culture in science courses, co-creating a syllabus with students

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Introducing Magna Campus: A rich repository of pedagogical tools

May 29, 2017 — 
New online resource provides pedagogical support for faculty and teaching staff

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Summer seminar series on teaching and technology runs June 12 to 16

May 25, 2017 — 
Register now for Summer Workshops

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