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Alberta’s social studies curriculum pushes religious exceptionalism

Dr, Margie Patrick explores the Alberta government’s attempt to include religion in the draft Social Studies curriculum in this article in Our Schools/Ourselves. Margie Patrick, PhDDr. Patrick taught high school for 12 years before obtaining a PhD in Religious Studies. Her current research examines how secondary social studies teachers teach about religion when and if it appears in the curriculum, current events, controversial issues, or student questions.

Real Talk with Ryan Jespersen: Interview with Dr. Yvonne Poitras Pratt and Dr. Carla Peck

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)