How do I know if a curriculum is well developed? What questions should I ask about a curriculum in order to identify its strengths and weaknesses? What are the different elements of a curriculum? Read on...
Tag: Historical Thinking
Open Letter to Premier Kenney and Minister LaGrange
On November 13th, 2020, the following letter was sent to Premier Jason Kenney and Minister of Education, Adriana LaGrange. Over 300 academics, history professionals, and others signed it in support.
Repulsive, Regressive, and Racist: The 3Rs of Alberta Social Studies Under the UCP.
Alberta, once a leader in Social Studies education, will be reduced to a laughing stock if the proposed curriculum revisions become a reality.
Good grief. It gets worse.
As more people look into C.P. Champion's qualifications - or lack thereof - it becomes clearer and clearer that he should not be in a position to advise the Minister of Education in Alberta (or anywhere for that matter).
Replacing one ideology with another
Reflections on one of the experts advising Minister LaGrange.
Reflections on the Ministerial Order on Student Learning released by Minister Adriana LaGrange on August 6, 2020
It is shocking and frankly unacceptable that the Minister of Education and her press secretary do not understand the difference between curriculum and teaching and learning resources.
Reflections on the report released by Minister Adriana LaGrange on January 29, 2020 Curriculum Advisory Panel: Recommendations on Direction for Curriculum
Carla L. Peck, PhD Professor, Department of Elementary Education Faculty of Education University of Alberta Originally published on January 30, 2020 here. My Background I was an elementary teacher in New Brunswick before returning to university to pursue graduate studies. I have a Bachelor of Arts (Combined Honours) in French and History from Dalhousie University,… Continue reading Reflections on the report released by Minister Adriana LaGrange on January 29, 2020 Curriculum Advisory Panel: Recommendations on Direction for Curriculum