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Taima and Sheila

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Educators facing hard truths

April 1, 2021 — 
Approaches to reconciliation in education await those attending the lecture April 8, hosted by Moeke-Pickering and Sheila Cote-Meek, co-editors of the book, "Decolonizing and Indigenizing Education in Canada."

Nancy Hansen

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Completing the picture of human history

March 11, 2021 — 
Associate Prof. Nancy Hansen has co-edited two books—Untold Stories: A Canadian Disability History Reader, and The Routledge History of Disability, the latter having been recently released in paperback format.


Research and International News

COVID-19 anxiety in the age of the anthropocene

March 1, 2021 — 
Graduate student Sarah Paradis work will show how traditional learning environments, such as schools and classrooms have become impacted by the pandemic

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Alumni News

UM alumni are good reads too!

February 17, 2021 — 
We've highlighted a few selections for book lovers to enjoy during I Love to Read Month

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Faculty of Education News

Faculty of Education to launch innovative international MEd cohort in second-language education

February 16, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Education will start accepting applications on April 1 for a new international master of education (MEd) cohort specializing in second-language education (SLE).

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Faculty of Education News

Faculty to host forum on surveillance in PSE assessment

February 12, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Education is hosting the second of two online forums on Wed., Feb. 24, to address concerns about educational assessment that have gained increasing attention during the pandemic.

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Faculty of Education News

Researchers consider grading in pandemic learning

January 28, 2021 — 
Educational researchers endorsed a series of small evaluations in K-12 classrooms rather than few high-stakes tests

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Faculty to host forums on assessment in education

January 11, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Education is hosting two online forums on assessment—the first on Jan. 26 and the second Feb. 24.

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The Conversation: Restraining and secluding students with disabilities is an urgent human rights issue

January 6, 2021 — 
UM researches find schools using physical restraint and seclusion spaces, further marginalizing children with disabilities

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Robert Mizzi

Faculty of Education News

New CRC Chair hopes to make organizations more welcoming to LGBT2Q community

January 4, 2021 — 
Now that he has been named Canada Research Chair in queer, community, and diversity education, Robert Mizzi, associate professor at U of M’s Faculty of Education, aims to confront issues like these and make positive cultural changes in organizations nationwide.

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