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Language revitalization at a crossroads

Language revitalization at a crossroads

Berkeley professor Leanne Hinton shares her efforts to keep 80 endangered Indigenous languages alive.

Learn more >

January 25, 2017

Up your nose with a rubber hose!

Up your nose with a rubber hose!

Bill Jenson shares strategies for parents and teachers dealing with ‘Tough Kids’.

Learn more >

December 9, 2016

No Education Without Renovation or Construction Without End

No Education Without Renovation or Construction Without End

Stanford Prof John Willinsky discusses the past, present, and future of education.

Learn more >

November 28, 2016

Quick Chat: The New, Diverse International Student Body

Quick Chat: The New, Diverse International Student Body

IFP Instructors Marcia Kim and Subrata Bhowmik discuss strategies to connect with international students.

Learn more >

November 16, 2016

Werklund Distinguished Research Lecturer Shirley Steinberg says the key to youth leadership is to listen to young people

Everybody's Talking At Me

Werklund Distinguished Research Lecturer Shirley Steinberg says the key to youth leadership is to listen to young people.

Learn more >

November 7, 2016

Quick Chat: Finding Isîhcikêwin in mental health practices

Quick Chat: Finding Isîhcikêwin in mental health practices

Werklund prof uses Cree model to guide research into services for Indigenous peoples.

Learn more >

October 7, 2016

Quick Chat: Women in Post-secondary Education 1850-1970

Quick Chat: Women in Post-secondary Education 1850-1970

Werklund prof’s chapter looks at the various roles and rites of passages for women at Canadian universities.

Learn more >

September 7, 2016

Quick Chat: Chinese Education in the Spotlight

Quick Chat: Chinese Education in the Spotlight

Werklund professors discuss the effects of economic market reforms on education

Learn more >

August 3, 2016

Quick Chat: LGBT Academics in International Contexts

Quick Chat: LGBT Academics in International Contexts

Werklund’s Kaela Jubas discusses challenges faced, both at home and abroad.

Learn more >

July 11, 2016

Quick Chat: Makerspaces

Quick Chat: Makerspaces

Werklund school partners with Doucette Library to build on popular learning concept

Learn more >

July 4, 2016

Quick Chat:  Media Coverage of Homophobia in Schools

Quick Chat: Media Coverage of Homophobia in Schools

In this Quick Chat, Tonya Callaghan discusses incidences of discrimination in schools in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Learn more >

May 17, 2016

Quick Chat: Internationalization at Home

Quick Chat: Internationalization at home

Colleen Kawalilak says students need not travel abroad to round out understanding of the world around them.

Learn more >

March 28, 2016

Quick Chat: Organizational Structures

Quick Chat: Organizational Structures

Developing a working model for working.

Learn more >

March 21, 2016

Quick Chat: Attachment Theory

Quick Chat: Attachment Theory

Werklund researcher studies how to support teachers with different teaching styles.

Learn more >

March 14, 2016

Quick chat: Weight as a Social Justice Issue

Quick chat: Weight as a Social Justice Issue

Werklund profs discuss how the two concepts connect.

Learn more >

March 7, 2016

Quick Chat: Partner Research Schools

Quick Chat: Partner Research Schools

Why a classroom makes the best laboratory for everyone.

Learn more >

March 1, 2016

Quick Chat: Education from the Ground Up

Quick Chat: Education from the Ground Up

Non-traditional school makes for a different sort of field placement for Werklund pre-service teachers.

Learn more >

February 22, 2016

In new book, postdoctoral scholar discusses the toll of academic competition

Quick Chat: Academic Competition amongst friends and classmates in China

In new book, postdoctoral scholar discusses the toll of academic competition

Learn more >

February 11, 2016

Quick Chat: Is Obesity a Disease?

Quick Chat: Is Obesity a Disease?

Werklund researcher discusses new designation by Canadian Medical Association.

Learn more >

January 19, 2016

Quick Chat: Academic Research and International Attitudes

Quick Chat: Academic Research and International Attitudes

Werklund School postdoc and doctoral scholar discover differences in words and meanings at international conference.

Learn more >

January 18, 2016

Quick Chat: Keeping in Touch

Quick Chat: Keeping in Touch

Werklund instructor, student discuss best ways to connect to home while travelling

Learn more >

January 8, 2016

Quick Chat with Tonya Callaghan

Quick Chat with Tonya Callaghan

Werklund professor guest edits journal on LGBTQ issues

Learn more >

December 18, 2015

Progress Monitoring: Kristen McMaster discusses essential key to supporting children with learning and behavioral challenges.

Progress Monitoring

Expert discusses essentials to supporting children with learning and behavioral challenges.

Learn more >

December 14, 2015

Quick Chat: Tara Gibb

Quick Chat: Tara Gibb

Mentoring programs for skilled immigrants

Learn more >

December 3, 2015

Quick Chat: ¡En Español!

Quick Chat: ¡En Español!

Learn more about Werklund’s Spanish specialization.

Learn more >

November 20, 2015

Nancy Arthur discusses policy developments in attracting and keeping international students

Quick Chat: International Students Who Stay

Werklund’s Nancy Arthur discusses policy developments in attracting and keeping international students.

Learn more >

November 19, 2015

Quick Chat: Today’s Canadian Classroom

Quick Chat: Today’s Canadian Classroom

Werklund prof Rahat Naqvi is researching the opportunities brought on by diversity of students

Learn more >

November 18, 2015

Quick Chat: Sylvie Roy

Quick Chat: Language Code-Switching and Accents

WSE Professor discusses the Code-Switching phenomenon, as well as how accents can affect perceptions of a language learner’s abilities

Learn more >

October 29, 2015

Quick Chat: Werklund’s Community-Based Bachelor of Education

Quick Chat: Werklund’s Community-Based Bachelor of Education

New Werklund program allows single mom to achieve her goals for herself, family.

Learn more >

October 27, 2015

Quick Chat: Sharing an ASD Diagnosis with Your Child

Quick Chat: Sharing an ASD Diagnosis with Your Child

Adam McCrimmon discusses his research into how and when to share information with children.

Learn more >

October 16, 2015

“Why the Community-Based BEd program works for me”

Quick Chat: Single mother Marsha Larson talks about why the new BEd program works for her

Learn more >

October 5, 2015

Quick Chat: How Many Words Do You Know?

Quick Chat: How Many Words Do You Know?

Immigrants, English, and post-secondary studies.

Learn more >

September 28, 2015

Quick Chat: Literacy in Transcultural, Cosmopolitan Times

SSHRC funded research project culminates in high profile symposium

Learn more >

September 17, 2015

Quick Chat: Healthy Kids, Healthy Schools

Quick Chat: Healthy Kids, Healthy Schools

Werklund’s Shelly Russell-Mayhew discusses the School’s strategy on preparing students to teach all facets of healthy living in schools.

Learn more >

August 28, 2015

Quick Chat: ASD & Bullying

Quick Chat: ASD & Bullying

Adam McCrimmon talks about his research into the experiences of children with ASD who have been bullied.

Learn more >

August 19, 2015

Quick Chat: Person First Terminology

Quick Chat: Person First Terminology

Werklund Prof discusses why it’s important to identify individuals before exceptionalities.

Learn more >

July 20, 2015

Quick Chat: Support for partners of international students

Werklund Prof’s SSHRC-funded research considers supports for the spouses of international students

Learn more >

June 24, 2015

Quick Chat:  Reflections on a Career in Education

Quick Chat: Reflections on a Career in Education

Retiring Werklund Prof shares his thoughts.

Learn more >

June 19, 2015

Quick Chat: Environmental Citizenship and Spirituality

Quick Chat: Environmental Citizenship and Spirituality

Werklund Prof’s SSHRC research considers our relationship with the world around us

Learn more >

June 3, 2015

Werklund researcher talks about gifted education

Quick Chat: Werklund researcher talks about gifted education

Sal Mendaglio outlines the ties between creativity, problem-solving skills and 'overexcitability'.

Learn more >

May 8, 2015

Quick Chat: The Problem with Polling

Werklund Prof points to individual interpretation as the culprit

Learn more >

April 29, 2015

Living with Autism: One family's story

Living with Autism: One family's story

MP Mike Lake advocates for better understanding of ASD

Learn more >

April 27, 2015

Q & A: Hokkaido students talk about their experiences

Two quick questions and answers with five of the visiting students from Hokkaido.

Learn more >

April 2, 2015

What's So Funny?!

What's So Funny?!

Kim Lenters is the recent recipient of a SSHRC grant to study how best to introduce the concepts of humour to students.

Learn more >

March 11, 2015

Listen to Werklund students discuss the French language option in the BEd program.

En français

Listen to Werklund students discuss the French language option in the BEd program.

Learn more >

February 5, 2015

Quick Chat: Angela Alberga discusses the Werklund School's Health and Wellness Week

Quick Chat: Angela Alberga discusses the Werklund School's Health and Wellness Week

It's the second annual Health and Wellness Week in the Werklund School of Education; Werklund academic and support staff are invited to take part in a range of activities focused on both physical and mental well-being

Learn more >

February 2, 2015

Quick Chat: Examining the challenges and opportunities in Immigration and Integration

Xu Zhou discusses learning more about immigrant youth and their experiences as they integrate into Canadian society

Learn more >

January 29, 2015

Quick Chat: Krista Francis discusses the Spatial Reasoning & STEM Lesson Study

Elementary teachers, come to this series of professional learning sessions to learn tasks and teaching strategies for encouraging the development of your students’ spatial reasoning.

Learn more >

January 28, 2015

Quick Chat: Emma Climie discusses innovative activity program for ADHD kids.

Researcher asks: Does daily activity improve ADHD kids' focus?

Quick Chat: Emma Climie discusses innovative activity program for ADHD kids.

Learn more >

January 9, 2015

Fernand de Varennes discusses language diversity, rights and policies at the LPP 2014 Conference.

The beauty of language diversity

Fernand de Varennes discusses language diversity, rights and policies at the LPP 2014 Conference.

Learn more >

December 5, 2014

Reaching Across Borders Through Teaching Across Borders

Reaching Across Borders Through Teaching Across Borders

Application period now open for Werklund's TAB program

Learn more >

November 20, 2014

Quick Chat: A global practicum experience

Quick Chat: A global practicum experience

Werklund student, Jenny Robertson, shares unique experience.

Learn more >

November 17, 2014

OECD PISA Tests & Science

Quick Chat: OECD PISA Tests & Science

Science is the focus in the next round of results.

Learn more >

November 6, 2014

Listen to the Quick Chat with Instructor Meadow Schroeder.

Quick Chat: ADHD in Adults

Listen to the Quick Chat with Instructor Meadow Schroeder.

Learn more >

October 16, 2014

Quick Chat: Jo Towers describes her research into children's expressions of mathematics

Quick Chat: Exploring the math love/hate relationship

Jo Towers describes her research into children's expressions of mathematics.

Learn more >

September 26, 2014

Quick Chat: Post Doc Diane Watt discusses her research into Muslims and the media

Watt describes her work more fully in this quick chat.

Learn more >

August 15, 2014

Quick Chat: Acting Out

Werklund Prof uses unique theatre techniques to help LGBTQ campers find their voices

Learn more >

June 25, 2014

Quick Chat: Putting Educational Technology to Work

Gene Kowch talks about putting Educational Technology to Work

Learn more >

June 6, 2014

Engaging New Ideas: What we can learn from indigenous philosophies and knowledge

Greg Lowan-Trudeau contrasts understandings of the natural world

Learn more >

May 22, 2014

Quick Chat: Diane Watt discusses the panel she’s organized on Muslim youth and media

Diane Watt has a unique view of the Muslim world.

Learn more >

May 20, 2014

Quick Chat: What’s the latest in STEM?

Marie-Claire Shanahan talks girls and science, and how to engage students in the STEM disciplines

Learn more >

April 24, 2014

Kindling Conversations

Kindling Conversations

The Werklund School of Education hosts symposium to tackle the barriers faced by Indigenous people in education

Learn more >

March 12, 2014

You are what you wear

Symbolic dress and the policy response of school boards

Learn more >

Marica Kim and Subrata Bhowmik discusses a new research project to learn more about how culture affects academic writing

Quick Chat: Lost in (Cultural) Translation

Learn more >

Strengths in ADHD

The Engaging New Ideas in Education speaker series wrapped up its 2011-2012 season with a presentation that examined the areas in which children with ADHD excel

Learn more >

Ideas conference challenges concepts of learning and teaching

National and international leaders gather to share insight into education

Learn more >

Veronika Bohac Clarke discusses integral theory

Quick Chat: The Theory of Everything

Veronika Bohac Clarke discusses integral theory

Learn more >

Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2012

Learn more >

Werklund researcher considers how to support young people through awareness initiatives

Quick Chat: The Stigma of ADHD

Werklund researcher considers how to support young people through awareness initiatives.

Learn more >

Moving into the adult world more difficult for children with intellectual disabilities

Quick Chat: Gabrielle Wilcox

Moving into the adult world more difficult for children with intellectual disabilities

Learn more >

Finding the 'Sweet Spot' in Education

Internationally renowned scholar brings ideas to campus

Learn more >

Michelle Jacobsen reflects on the success of the mini-MOOC initiative and what future programs might look like.

Quick Chat: When is a MOOC not a MOOC?

Learn more >

Deconstructing the Math Teacher

Annual Distinguished Lecture focused on finding the balance between what needs to be taught and what's already there

Learn more >

A Stampede of a different sort

Hundreds of Werklund grad students on campus for summer residencies

Learn more >

It’s all about Leadership

Education Professor set her sights on youth

Learn more >

Quick Chat: Resiliency in ADHD kids

Learn more >

Holy Homophobia!

Education professor researches policies on sexual orientation in separate schools

Learn more >

It Gets Better…but when?

Learn more >

Education: Getting it Right

First annual "Dialogue with the Community" brings Education’s stakeholders to campus

Learn more >

Education prof explores politics of education

In his talk on March 26, Immigration, Integration, and the Politics of Education, Guo juxtaposed issues of education with the politics of difference, knowledge and recognition associated with immigration.

Learn more >

Sharing support for ADHD families

Learn more >

No quick fixes in education policy reform, expert says

The first step in education policy reform is to stop searching for a magic bullet.

Learn more >

Annual Distinguished Lecture - Sponsoring Intellectual Engagement

Teacher support key to student success

Learn more >

Quick Chat: Banning Barbie?

Why the iconic doll may not be the right choice for your child

Learn more >

#WestCAST 2012 Keynote presentation by Dr. Deborah Ball

Learn more >

Standing Up for What’s Right

Community engagement in social justice issues focus of Annual Distinguished Lecture

Learn more >

Werklund Congress Keynote Presentation by Henry Giroux

Learn more >

WSE Office of Internationalization

Learn more >

A better way to teach? A better way to learn?

Learn more >

A Higher Purpose for Fine Arts?

Symposium united teachers with arts community leaders

Learn more >

Aboriginal Languages in Canada Conference 2012

Learn more >

Quick Chat: Connecting Immigrants and Community

Yan Guo and Shibao Guo talk about connecting immigrants and community.

Learn more >

Learning to Lead Together: Dr. Jim Brandon

Engaging New Ideas in Education Lecture Series

Learn more >

Engaging New Ideas in Education with Kim Lenters and Catherine Burwell

Science fiction, fantasy and potty humour as teaching tools….why not?

Learn more >

Annual Distinguished Lecture

Werklund Distinguished Research Lecturer Shirley Steinberg says the key to youth leadership is to listen to young people

Everybody's Talking At Me

Werklund Distinguished Research Lecturer Shirley Steinberg says the key to youth leadership is to listen to young people.

Learn more >

November 7, 2016

Annual Distinguished Lecture - Sponsoring Intellectual Engagement

Teacher support key to student success

Learn more >

Deconstructing the Math Teacher

Annual Distinguished Lecture focused on finding the balance between what needs to be taught and what's already there

Learn more >

Standing Up for What’s Right

Community engagement in social justice issues focus of Annual Distinguished Lecture

Learn more >

Engaging New Ideas in Education

Engaging New Ideas: What we can learn from indigenous philosophies and knowledge

Greg Lowan-Trudeau contrasts understandings of the natural world

Learn more >

May 22, 2014

Learning to Lead Together: Dr. Jim Brandon

Engaging New Ideas in Education Lecture Series

Learn more >

Engaging New Ideas in Education with Kim Lenters and Catherine Burwell

Science fiction, fantasy and potty humour as teaching tools….why not?

Learn more >

You are what you wear

Symbolic dress and the policy response of school boards

Learn more >

Strengths in ADHD

The Engaging New Ideas in Education speaker series wrapped up its 2011-2012 season with a presentation that examined the areas in which children with ADHD excel

Learn more >

Holy Homophobia!

Education professor researches policies on sexual orientation in separate schools

Learn more >

Education prof explores politics of education

In his talk on March 26, Immigration, Integration, and the Politics of Education, Guo juxtaposed issues of education with the politics of difference, knowledge and recognition associated with immigration.

Learn more >

Guest Speakers

Language revitalization at a crossroads

Language revitalization at a crossroads

Berkeley professor Leanne Hinton shares her efforts to keep 80 endangered Indigenous languages alive.

Learn more >

January 25, 2017

Up your nose with a rubber hose!

Up your nose with a rubber hose!

Bill Jenson shares strategies for parents and teachers dealing with ‘Tough Kids’.

Learn more >

December 9, 2016

No Education Without Renovation or Construction Without End

No Education Without Renovation or Construction Without End

Stanford Prof John Willinsky discusses the past, present, and future of education.

Learn more >

November 28, 2016

Progress Monitoring: Kristen McMaster discusses essential key to supporting children with learning and behavioral challenges.

Progress Monitoring

Expert discusses essentials to supporting children with learning and behavioral challenges.

Learn more >

December 14, 2015

Living with Autism: One family's story

Living with Autism: One family's story

MP Mike Lake advocates for better understanding of ASD

Learn more >

April 27, 2015

Fernand de Varennes discusses language diversity, rights and policies at the LPP 2014 Conference.

The beauty of language diversity

Fernand de Varennes discusses language diversity, rights and policies at the LPP 2014 Conference.

Learn more >

December 5, 2014

Sharing support for ADHD families

Learn more >

#WestCAST 2012 Keynote presentation by Dr. Deborah Ball

Learn more >

Werklund Congress Keynote Presentation by Henry Giroux

Learn more >

A better way to teach? A better way to learn?

Learn more >

Aboriginal Languages in Canada Conference 2012

Learn more >

Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2012

Learn more >

Finding the 'Sweet Spot' in Education

Internationally renowned scholar brings ideas to campus

Learn more >

A Higher Purpose for Fine Arts?

Symposium united teachers with arts community leaders

Learn more >

Ideas conference challenges concepts of learning and teaching

National and international leaders gather to share insight into education

Learn more >

Quick Chat

Quick Chat: The New, Diverse International Student Body

Quick Chat: The New, Diverse International Student Body

IFP Instructors Marcia Kim and Subrata Bhowmik discuss strategies to connect with international students.

Learn more >

November 16, 2016

Quick Chat: Finding Isîhcikêwin in mental health practices

Quick Chat: Finding Isîhcikêwin in mental health practices

Werklund prof uses Cree model to guide research into services for Indigenous peoples.

Learn more >

October 7, 2016

Quick Chat: Women in Post-secondary Education 1850-1970

Quick Chat: Women in Post-secondary Education 1850-1970

Werklund prof’s chapter looks at the various roles and rites of passages for women at Canadian universities.

Learn more >

September 7, 2016

Quick Chat: Chinese Education in the Spotlight

Quick Chat: Chinese Education in the Spotlight

Werklund professors discuss the effects of economic market reforms on education

Learn more >

August 3, 2016

Quick Chat: LGBT Academics in International Contexts

Quick Chat: LGBT Academics in International Contexts

Werklund’s Kaela Jubas discusses challenges faced, both at home and abroad.

Learn more >

July 11, 2016

Quick Chat: Makerspaces

Quick Chat: Makerspaces

Werklund school partners with Doucette Library to build on popular learning concept

Learn more >

July 4, 2016

Quick Chat:  Media Coverage of Homophobia in Schools

Quick Chat: Media Coverage of Homophobia in Schools

In this Quick Chat, Tonya Callaghan discusses incidences of discrimination in schools in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Learn more >

May 17, 2016

Quick Chat: Internationalization at Home

Quick Chat: Internationalization at home

Colleen Kawalilak says students need not travel abroad to round out understanding of the world around them.

Learn more >

March 28, 2016

Quick Chat: Organizational Structures

Quick Chat: Organizational Structures

Developing a working model for working.

Learn more >

March 21, 2016

Quick Chat: Attachment Theory

Quick Chat: Attachment Theory

Werklund researcher studies how to support teachers with different teaching styles.

Learn more >

March 14, 2016

Quick chat: Weight as a Social Justice Issue

Quick chat: Weight as a Social Justice Issue

Werklund profs discuss how the two concepts connect.

Learn more >

March 7, 2016

Quick Chat: Partner Research Schools

Quick Chat: Partner Research Schools

Why a classroom makes the best laboratory for everyone.

Learn more >

March 1, 2016

Quick Chat: Education from the Ground Up

Quick Chat: Education from the Ground Up

Non-traditional school makes for a different sort of field placement for Werklund pre-service teachers.

Learn more >

February 22, 2016

In new book, postdoctoral scholar discusses the toll of academic competition

Quick Chat: Academic Competition amongst friends and classmates in China

In new book, postdoctoral scholar discusses the toll of academic competition

Learn more >

February 11, 2016

Quick Chat: Is Obesity a Disease?

Quick Chat: Is Obesity a Disease?

Werklund researcher discusses new designation by Canadian Medical Association.

Learn more >

January 19, 2016

Quick Chat: Academic Research and International Attitudes

Quick Chat: Academic Research and International Attitudes

Werklund School postdoc and doctoral scholar discover differences in words and meanings at international conference.

Learn more >

January 18, 2016

Quick Chat: Keeping in Touch

Quick Chat: Keeping in Touch

Werklund instructor, student discuss best ways to connect to home while travelling

Learn more >

January 8, 2016

Quick Chat with Tonya Callaghan

Quick Chat with Tonya Callaghan

Werklund professor guest edits journal on LGBTQ issues

Learn more >

December 18, 2015

Quick Chat: Tara Gibb

Quick Chat: Tara Gibb

Mentoring programs for skilled immigrants

Learn more >

December 3, 2015

Quick Chat: ¡En Español!

Quick Chat: ¡En Español!

Learn more about Werklund’s Spanish specialization.

Learn more >

November 20, 2015

Nancy Arthur discusses policy developments in attracting and keeping international students

Quick Chat: International Students Who Stay

Werklund’s Nancy Arthur discusses policy developments in attracting and keeping international students.

Learn more >

November 19, 2015

Quick Chat: Today’s Canadian Classroom

Quick Chat: Today’s Canadian Classroom

Werklund prof Rahat Naqvi is researching the opportunities brought on by diversity of students

Learn more >

November 18, 2015

Quick Chat: Sylvie Roy

Quick Chat: Language Code-Switching and Accents

WSE Professor discusses the Code-Switching phenomenon, as well as how accents can affect perceptions of a language learner’s abilities

Learn more >

October 29, 2015

Quick Chat: Werklund’s Community-Based Bachelor of Education

Quick Chat: Werklund’s Community-Based Bachelor of Education

New Werklund program allows single mom to achieve her goals for herself, family.

Learn more >

October 27, 2015

Quick Chat: Sharing an ASD Diagnosis with Your Child

Quick Chat: Sharing an ASD Diagnosis with Your Child

Adam McCrimmon discusses his research into how and when to share information with children.

Learn more >

October 16, 2015

“Why the Community-Based BEd program works for me”

Quick Chat: Single mother Marsha Larson talks about why the new BEd program works for her

Learn more >

October 5, 2015

Quick Chat: How Many Words Do You Know?

Quick Chat: How Many Words Do You Know?

Immigrants, English, and post-secondary studies.

Learn more >

September 28, 2015

Quick Chat: Literacy in Transcultural, Cosmopolitan Times

SSHRC funded research project culminates in high profile symposium

Learn more >

September 17, 2015

Quick Chat: Healthy Kids, Healthy Schools

Quick Chat: Healthy Kids, Healthy Schools

Werklund’s Shelly Russell-Mayhew discusses the School’s strategy on preparing students to teach all facets of healthy living in schools.

Learn more >

August 28, 2015

Quick Chat: ASD & Bullying

Quick Chat: ASD & Bullying

Adam McCrimmon talks about his research into the experiences of children with ASD who have been bullied.

Learn more >

August 19, 2015

Quick Chat: Person First Terminology

Quick Chat: Person First Terminology

Werklund Prof discusses why it’s important to identify individuals before exceptionalities.

Learn more >

July 20, 2015

Quick Chat: Support for partners of international students

Werklund Prof’s SSHRC-funded research considers supports for the spouses of international students

Learn more >

June 24, 2015

Quick Chat:  Reflections on a Career in Education

Quick Chat: Reflections on a Career in Education

Retiring Werklund Prof shares his thoughts.

Learn more >

June 19, 2015

Quick Chat: Environmental Citizenship and Spirituality

Quick Chat: Environmental Citizenship and Spirituality

Werklund Prof’s SSHRC research considers our relationship with the world around us

Learn more >

June 3, 2015

Werklund researcher talks about gifted education

Quick Chat: Werklund researcher talks about gifted education

Sal Mendaglio outlines the ties between creativity, problem-solving skills and 'overexcitability'.

Learn more >

May 8, 2015

Quick Chat: The Problem with Polling

Werklund Prof points to individual interpretation as the culprit

Learn more >

April 29, 2015

What's So Funny?!

What's So Funny?!

Kim Lenters is the recent recipient of a SSHRC grant to study how best to introduce the concepts of humour to students.

Learn more >

March 11, 2015

Quick Chat: Angela Alberga discusses the Werklund School's Health and Wellness Week

Quick Chat: Angela Alberga discusses the Werklund School's Health and Wellness Week

It's the second annual Health and Wellness Week in the Werklund School of Education; Werklund academic and support staff are invited to take part in a range of activities focused on both physical and mental well-being

Learn more >

February 2, 2015

Quick Chat: Examining the challenges and opportunities in Immigration and Integration

Xu Zhou discusses learning more about immigrant youth and their experiences as they integrate into Canadian society

Learn more >

January 29, 2015

Quick Chat: Krista Francis discusses the Spatial Reasoning & STEM Lesson Study

Elementary teachers, come to this series of professional learning sessions to learn tasks and teaching strategies for encouraging the development of your students’ spatial reasoning.

Learn more >

January 28, 2015

Quick Chat: Emma Climie discusses innovative activity program for ADHD kids.

Researcher asks: Does daily activity improve ADHD kids' focus?

Quick Chat: Emma Climie discusses innovative activity program for ADHD kids.

Learn more >

January 9, 2015

Reaching Across Borders Through Teaching Across Borders

Reaching Across Borders Through Teaching Across Borders

Application period now open for Werklund's TAB program

Learn more >

November 20, 2014

Quick Chat: A global practicum experience

Quick Chat: A global practicum experience

Werklund student, Jenny Robertson, shares unique experience.

Learn more >

November 17, 2014

OECD PISA Tests & Science

Quick Chat: OECD PISA Tests & Science

Science is the focus in the next round of results.

Learn more >

November 6, 2014

Listen to the Quick Chat with Instructor Meadow Schroeder.

Quick Chat: ADHD in Adults

Listen to the Quick Chat with Instructor Meadow Schroeder.

Learn more >

October 16, 2014

Quick Chat: Jo Towers describes her research into children's expressions of mathematics

Quick Chat: Exploring the math love/hate relationship

Jo Towers describes her research into children's expressions of mathematics.

Learn more >

September 26, 2014

Quick Chat: Post Doc Diane Watt discusses her research into Muslims and the media

Watt describes her work more fully in this quick chat.

Learn more >

August 15, 2014

Quick Chat: Acting Out

Werklund Prof uses unique theatre techniques to help LGBTQ campers find their voices

Learn more >

June 25, 2014

Quick Chat: Putting Educational Technology to Work

Gene Kowch talks about putting Educational Technology to Work

Learn more >

June 6, 2014

Quick Chat: Diane Watt discusses the panel she’s organized on Muslim youth and media

Diane Watt has a unique view of the Muslim world.

Learn more >

May 20, 2014

Quick Chat: What’s the latest in STEM?

Marie-Claire Shanahan talks girls and science, and how to engage students in the STEM disciplines

Learn more >

April 24, 2014

Marica Kim and Subrata Bhowmik discusses a new research project to learn more about how culture affects academic writing

Quick Chat: Lost in (Cultural) Translation

Learn more >

Veronika Bohac Clarke discusses integral theory

Quick Chat: The Theory of Everything

Veronika Bohac Clarke discusses integral theory

Learn more >

Moving into the adult world more difficult for children with intellectual disabilities

Quick Chat: Gabrielle Wilcox

Moving into the adult world more difficult for children with intellectual disabilities

Learn more >

Michelle Jacobsen reflects on the success of the mini-MOOC initiative and what future programs might look like.

Quick Chat: When is a MOOC not a MOOC?

Learn more >

WSE Office of Internationalization

Learn more >

Quick Chat: Banning Barbie?

Why the iconic doll may not be the right choice for your child

Learn more >

Werklund researcher considers how to support young people through awareness initiatives

Quick Chat: The Stigma of ADHD

Werklund researcher considers how to support young people through awareness initiatives.

Learn more >

Quick Chat: Connecting Immigrants and Community

Yan Guo and Shibao Guo talk about connecting immigrants and community.

Learn more >

A Stampede of a different sort

Hundreds of Werklund grad students on campus for summer residencies

Learn more >

Quick Chat: Resiliency in ADHD kids

Learn more >

It Gets Better…but when?

Learn more >