Werklund Webinars and Podcasts
On/In Demand: Werklund School academics share salient expertise on complex issues impacting communities.
Alberta Curriculum Revision
David Scott and Maren Aukerman join Stephen Hurley for an insightful conversation that explores Alberta’s K-6 curriculum review process and the direction the provincial government is taking in regard to content.
Courtesy of voicEd Radio: Hurley in The Morning
Nurturing empathy in uncertain times
Learning and communication technology has changed the way children develop emotional intelligence. We face a crossroads in education that requires purposeful decisions about policy and curriculum to help nurture empathy in children.
Educator and parenting expert Mary Gordon and Werklund School of Education Dean Dianne Gereluk discuss how parents and educators can encourage empathy in children and help them see the power of diverse views.
Weight-neutral Health Promotion in Schools
Shelly Russell-Mayhew talks about weight bias, promoting holistic health at school, responding to weight-based bullying and methods for making schools more accepting of everybody.
Collection of personal information
Your personal information is collected under the authority of section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have any questions about the collection or use of this information, please contact the Office of Advancement at firstname.lastname@example.org
What makes teens tick?
Teenagers often get a bad rap for being a scourge on society for the types of choices they make. Fortunately, researchers focused on brain development in teenagers have a better understanding of why teens go through this stage that can be challenging both for them and the adults who love them.
Research shared by Gabrielle Wilcox and Frank MacMaster sheds light on the unique strengths and challenges of teenagers and how some of the behaviours that adults find difficult are actually essential for the journey to adulthood.