The Department of Elementary Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta hosted two public information sessions on the draft K-6 curriculum. The first session was held on February 22, 2022 and the second session was held on March 15, 2022. Links to video recordings of the webinars are provided below. As the Government of Alberta moves closer to implementing its proposed curriculum for K-6 students in the Fall of 2022, concerned education professionals, experts and parents… Read More »“Crash Course” on the Draft Curriculum
Physical Education & Wellness
An open letter from the University of Calgary’s HOPELab, led by Dr. Deinera Exner-Cortens, expressing concerns about the draft Physical Education and Wellness curriculum.
Dr. Shelly Russell-Mayhew raises concerns about the Draft Physical Education and Wellness Kindergarten to Grade 6 Curriculum.
Image source: UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity.
Dr. Angela Grace reviews how the proposed curriculum meets the evidence-based best practice standards for health promotion, eating disorder prevention, emotional regulation, and socialization.
Image source: UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity
The Healthy Schools Lab looks at the structure and usability of the draft curriculum, omissions in this curriculum, and the lack of transparency in the consultation process.