Student perspectives on the Math 30-1 diploma exam While the Alberta Program of Studies for Mathematics outlines broad goals for developing students’ problem-solving, mathematical reasoning, and attitude towards mathematics, the 12th grade Mat (More)
How students' math and gender identities impact their group work  Working in groups can provide social and academic benefits for students, however, these opportunities are not always equally distributed among all group members. Research suggest (More)
How Alberta schools are responding to the needs of refugee students Over the past several years, thousands of school-aged Syrian refugees have entered Canada’s education system. Ensuring that schools, classrooms, and teachers are prepared to p (More)
Does the new Health and CALM program of studies truly connect to holistic wellness? With a new design of Alberta Education’s K-12 Health and CALM (Career and Life Management) program of studies in the works, understanding the changes in the philo (More)
Helping teachers navigate mixed media messages and expectations The practices schools adopt to support LGBTQ students, particularly in religious schools, and the reaction of various individuals and public groups, often receive significant media atte (More)
Using programming to integrate music throughout K-12 education Weston Sandberg is a student in the Werklund teacher education program and recent PURE award recipient. A passionate musician, Weston used his award grant to expose teachers and studen (More)