Canadian Journal of Education

Canadian Journal of Education is an academic journal focusing on Canadian Education

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 2, October

Beyond Intellectual Insularity: Multicultural Literacy as a Measure of Respect
Abstract We report on a national survey (942 secondary students, 10 school boards, 5 provinces) that measures what young people know about the histories and the intellectual, political, and cultural legacies of racialized peoples, globally and nationally,...
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy Redux: Canadian Teachers' Conceptions of Their Work and Its Challenges
Abstract This study examined how teachers who practice culturally relevant pedagogy (CRP) describe their work and its challenges. Data is from ten semi-structured interviews with teachers in Vancouver Canada. Analysis revealed four themes in relation...
Dual Credit: Creating Career and Work Possibilities for Canadian Youth
Abstract In this article, I investigated the problems that educators are addressing with dual credit initiatives and consider tensions that have limited the seamless implementation of dual credit programming. Stakeholder representatives clearly...
Editorial
Cher lectorat, C'est avec grand plaisir que nous vous presentons le numero 34(2) de la Revue canadienne de l'education. Il s'agit d'une parution riche et diversifiee. Cela se traduit autant dans les objets de recherche abordes, dans les participants...
Exploring Student Experiences within the Alternative High School Context
Abstract This paper describes a phenomenological study that explored the experiences of off-campus high school graduates. Twenty students participated in individual, tape-recorded interviews, during which they described their experiences, yielding...
Formative Assessment and the Contemporary Classroom: Synergies and Tensions between Research and Practice
Abstract Twenty teachers working in elementary and secondary schools were interviewed from 2 school districts in southern Ontario, Canada about their understanding and use of particular formative assessment strategies. Analysis of the interviews...
High-Stakes Standardized Testing and Marginalized Youth: An Examination of the Impact on Those Who Fail
Abstract This study examines the impact of high-stakes, large-scale, standardized literacy testing on youth who have failed the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. Interviews with youth indicate that the unintended impact of high-stakes testing...
La Dimension Sociale Du Rapport a la Lecture Litteraire D'etudiants En Enseignement : Un Indice Du Developpement De L'identite Professionnelle
Resume Pour comprendre comment les etudiants en enseignement du francais s'engagent dans la lecture litteraire en tant que sujets-lecteurs et en tant que futurs enseignants, nous avons construit la notion de << rapport a la lecture litteraire...
L'impact De la Depression et De L'experience Scolaire Sur le Decrochage Scolaire Des Adolescents
Resume Cette etude longitudinale vise a evaluer l'impact predictif de la depression en relation avec des variables scolaires (le rendement, le soutien de l'enseignant, l'affiliation aux pairs et l'engagement en classe) sur le decrochage scolaire....
Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) in Canada
Abstract The purpose of this study was to provide a description of physical education teacher education (PETE) programs presently offered at undergraduate degree-granting Canadian universities as well as highlight the instructors that work within...
Pre-Service Teachers' Knowledge and Attitudes regarding School-Based Bullying
Abstract Pre-service teachers responded to two questionnaires exploring perceptions of school violence. Responses to the "Teachers' Attitudes about Bullying" and "Trainee Teachers' Bullying Attitudes" questionnaires suggest that teachers across...
Quel Role De la Metacognition Dans Les Performances En Ecriture? Analyse De la Situation D'etudiants En Sciences Humaines et Sociales
Resume Le present texte rend compte d'une recherche qui s'interesse au rapport entre la metacognition et les performances en ecriture des etudiants inscrits aux premiers semestres. A partir de l'hypothese selon laquelle la metacognition et la performance...
Teacher Education Admission Criteria as Measure of Preparedness for Teaching
Abstract This study investigated the relationship between commonly used admission criteria, found in a one-year, post Bachelor's degree, initial, teacher education program, and the preparedness of teacher candidates in mathematics for independent...
The Impact of a Course in Reflective Teaching on Student Teachers at a Local University College
Abstract This paper reports on a qualitative action research study which utilises a written interview schedule. The aim of the study was twofold: One, to examine the impact of a course in Reflective teaching on two cohorts of Bachelor of Education...
The Way of the Warrior: Indigenous Youth Navigating the Challenges of Schooling
Abstract This study examines the educational experiences of 39 First Nations youth, ages 16-20 years, from two, First Nations, on-reserve, communities in northern Ontario, who share their reflections and experiences of reserve and public schooling....