Narrative Inquiries into Curriculum Making in Teacher Education

18. March 2011

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Narrative Inquiries into Curriculum Making in Teacher Education

In this title the authors explore how individuals' identity and personal practical knowledge are being formed, shifted or interrupted through moments in teacher education which the authors have carefully and thoughtfully constructed. The particularity of the stories expressed in this collection, provide us with multiple perspectives and multiple entry points into making deeper sense of the complexity of curriculum-making in teacher education. As the stories of experience resonate with our own or as they stand apart from them, they provoke us to re-imagine teacher education, and to retell and relive our own stories of teacher education with new possibility. Narrative inquiry offers teacher educators a way to move the telling of stories of curriculum-making in teacher education forward, to delve more deeply into stories in order to make sense of experience and to attend more closely to a curriculum of life that is educative for the self and others in teacher education.

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Exemplary Parent Engagement

5. October 2010

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Exemplary Parent Engagement

Come and dialogue with this inspiring leader as she helps us to move towards realizing the place of parents in the vision of Full Day Learning in Ontario Five interactive workshops! Agenda for the Day Keynote and interactive ...

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New Summer Graduate Course Offerings

28. September 2010

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New Summer Graduate Course Offerings

This past summer, from July 19 – 31, 2010, I had the opportunity to teach two new graduate course offerings drawing from my program of research. 20 students participated in Re/Presenting Families in Schools and ...

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Joining Our Voices

25. February 2010

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Joining Our Voices

Parents and Educators Urged to Share Responsibility for Early Learning Outcomes. On Thursday, January 21, the Early Childhood Community Development Centre (ECCDC), the District School Board of Niagara (DSBN) and the Niagara Catholic District School Board (NCDSB) hosted ...

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24. March 2013

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Greater Parent & Teacher Collaboration in Education

I recently entered a competition at Wilfrid Laurier University called the 3MT, or the Three Minute Thesis. It reminded me of the Ignite concept but with one static slide and only three ...

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29. May 2011

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Parent Engagement for Early Years Professionals

Dr. Debbie Pushor, an Associate Professor at the University of Saskatchewan, will share her research findings on exploring what parent knowledge is and how it is held and used. Her discussions will also include the ...

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11. March 2011

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2011 WMES Parent Conference

Recorded at the first ever Parent Conference at West Meadow Elementary School on February 12, 2011, Dr. Debbie Pushor discusses the importance of parent engagement and its impact on the lives and learning of our ...

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16. January 2011

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Parents as Partners Mon Jan 17, 2011

On Monday night January 17, 2011 at 9:00 PM EST (GMT-5) Parents as Partners at www.edtechtalk.com welcomed Dr. Debbie Pushor. Dr. Debbie Pushor is an Associate Professor at the University of ...

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27. September 2010

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Engaging Parents in Teaching and Learning (ECUR 898)

The term “parent engagement” represents a conceptualization of the positioning of parents in relation to school landscapes as integral and essential to processes of schooling. Course members will learn about aspects of parent engagement which ...

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26. September 2010

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Representing Families Summer 2010 (ECUR 898)

Representations of families exist everywhere – in literature and media, in our lived experiences of family and stories of others’ experiences, in curriculum documents and subject matter materials. Course members will explore dominant social, cultural ...

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