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Werklund’s orientation program supports students in online learning Higher educational institutions across the country are expanding their online programs, and the Werklund School of Education is no exception. With rapid technology changes and (More)
Helping pre-service teachers grow their expertise in mathematics authentic assessment Mathematics permeates every aspect of our lives, from budgets to patterns to the local weather. Beyond their achievement in math class, developing children’ (More)
Comparing international student achievement levels from different admissions pathways There is a growing number of international students attending post-secondary institutions in OECD countries, many from nations where English is second or forei (More)
Designing game-based science assessment for elementary classrooms As digital game-based assessments become increasingly popular, balancing the need for educational content, rigorous assessment, and entertainment is critical. Computer games are b (More)
Lessons from the Technology and High School Success initiative Among other innovative strategies, using technology to help engage learners and provide them with educational opportunities that meet their needs can help bolster student success. Ef (More)
Helping teachers design appropriate and engaging technological experiences Young children are growing up in technology-rich environments, and come to school with different experiences using technology. As a result, teachers need to be prepared t (More)
Almost 10 per cent of Canadian 15-year-olds do not have the science proficiency level required to participate fully in society Man-Wai Chu, University of Calgary Canada’s recent results in the Programme for International Student Assessment (More)
Using screencasts to improve feedback on student assignments Feedback plays a significant role in the learning process. Effective feedback can help students to understand and monitor their learning, highlighting both strengths and areas for impr (More)
Mid-level leaders driving school innovation Assigned by their principals, learning leaders take on the challenging task of helping other teachers design learning to meet the needs of diverse students. In their schools, these learning leaders often (More)