May 2017

STEM and TEK: Blazing a trail between 21st century and traditional ways of knowing

STEM and TEK: Blazing a trail between 21st century and traditional ways of knowing

Implicit bias can only be addressed when made highly visible. Harmonizing STEM learning principles with Traditional Ecological Knowledge in the creation of a traditional foods and medicine trail has allowed learners to challenge implicit bias through raising our valuation of Aboriginal Worldviews and Perspectives.

Learning Communities: Transforming Learning

Learning Communities: Transforming Learning

As educator Robert John Meehan notes, “The most valuable resource that all teachers have is each other.” If we want to transform schooling, attention needs to be placed on a learning communities model that nudges learning and shifts educators from a single cell mindset towards collective action.