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By Rachel Braun, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Program Specialist of the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning In the June 2017 Director’s Corner, Dr. Nancy Chick captures takeaway insights about the Swedish phenomenon of (More)
By Nicole Sandblom, Senior Instructor, Department of Chemistry, Natural Sciences Program  (More)
Connecting undergraduate students with community-based, professional learning Service-learning is being increasingly recognized as an effective pedagogical tool in teacher education. The opportunity to connect pre-service, undergraduate students wit (More)
Using technology to honour traditions in new ways The potential for technology to promote collaboration, connection, and creativity is being increasing realized in education. Whether in the classroom, or in the community, digital practices are hel (More)
Building Community and Communication The Peer Ambassadors at Forest Lawn are an interconnected group. They work with other groups in the school, providing volunteer support to help enhance different events. Their goal? Create a stronger sense of com (More)
Creating Community From the Ground Up Nelson Mandela High School opened in September 2016. As students in a new school, Mandela's youth leaders decided to start a pledge campaign that would establish a welcoming and caring environment built around e (More)
Where can you make the most difference? When they attended Werklund's Youth Leadership Forum in September 2016, students at St. Mary's wanted to help the people who needed it the most. For these high school students, that meant reaching outside of t (More)
Indigenous communities lead the way in renewable energy developments and partnerships Indigenous communities are increasingly becoming leaders in clean and renewable energy projects across Canada. Often reflective of Indigenous cultural and enviro (More)
[caption id="attachment_676" align="alignright" width="220"] Natasha Kenny, Educational Development Unit Director, Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning[/caption] [caption id="attachment_677" align="alignright" width="239"] Nancy Chick, Acade (More)
Helping high school students in urban environments connect their experiences with Humanities curricula Students from all walks of life may hear their community talked about in different ways - but what if this talk doesn’t match students’ ow (More)