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“Crash Course” on the Draft Curriculum

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

Opinion: Alberta moving forward with a flawed language arts draft curriculum

Maren Aukerman, PhDDr. Aukerman, a University of Calgary Werklund Research Professor, studies reading comprehension and classroom talk fostering deep thinking. Previously at Stanford and the University of Pennsylvania, she received the Harris and Feitelson Research Awards from the International Literacy Association. werklund.ucalgary.ca/educ_info/profiles/1-7986866%20

Too much missing in Alberta’s draft Language Arts Curriculum

Maren Aukerman, PhDDr. Aukerman, a University of Calgary Werklund Research Professor, studies reading comprehension and classroom talk fostering deep thinking. Previously at Stanford and the University of Pennsylvania, she received the Harris and Feitelson Research Awards from the International Literacy Association. werklund.ucalgary.ca/educ_info/profiles/1-7986866%20