Curriculum experts University of Calgary Indigenous Education director Dr. Yvonne Poitras Pratt and social studies education professor at the University of Alberta Dr. Carla Peck review the delays and changes to new draft elementary school curriculum announced by the provincial government on Monday, December 13, 2021. (Excerpt from Real Talk with Ryan Jespersen)
Report and interview with Carla Peck on changes announced by Minister of Education, Adriana LaGrange, regarding the draft K-6 curriculum and implementation plans. (8:27 into the broadcast)
Alberta’s proposed new curriculum for kindergarten to Grade 6 students was released on Monday, and the rewrite will impact every school subject. As Tom Vernon explains, the focus on essential knowledge and critical skills is not without controversy.