Canadian Journal of Education

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

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 4, December

African-Canadian Educators' Perspectives: Critical Factors for Success
Recruiting and retaining educators of African heritage is an ongoing issue in school boards across Canada and in the United States. Finding out what attracts teachers of African heritage to the profession and what factors they see as critical to their...
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Collaboration within the Context of the Healthy School Approach (HSA): The Case of a Disadvantaged Elementary School in Quebec
Introduction In 2004, l'Organisation mondiale de la sante (OMS) reaffirmed the important role of school health promotion and healthy lifestyles: Schools influence the lives of most children. They should protect the health of children by informing...
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Construction De la Pratique Reflexive Dans L'interaction En Ligne Des Enseignants-Stagiaires
Introduction En formation initiale a l'enseignement, la pratique reflexive, parce qu'elle est intimement liee a l'action professionnelle (Schon, 1983), est generalement incluse dans les dispositifs d'accompagnement des stagiaires, notamment au moyen...
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Editorial
Cher lectorat, Voici deja le quatrieme numero de 2011; c'est qu'elle tire a sa fin cette annee! Dernier numero mais non le moindre car, comme vous serez a meme de le constater, il temoigne une fois de plus de la diversite ainsi que de l'ampleur...
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Henriksson, Carina. (2008). Living Away from Blessings: School Failure as Lived Experience
Henriksson, Carina. (2008). Living away from blessings: School failure as lived experience. London, ON: Althouse Press. 164 pages, ISBN 978-0-920354-67-4 School failure is a beast that students face on a day-to-day basis, with full knowledge of...
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Individual Stress Management Coursework in Canadian Teacher Preparation Programs
Teaching can be a stressful profession and with such stress can come teacher turnover, low teacher satisfaction, and high teacher burnout, along with negative physical and psychological health outcomes. Professionals, including teachers, are often...
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Johnston, J.S. (2009). Deweyan Inquiry: From Education Theory to Practice
Johnston, J.S. (2009). Deweyan inquiry: From education theory to practice. Albany: Suny Press. 97 pages, ISBN: 978-0-7914-9355-7 Introduction Decades have passed since the paradigm shift in education theory regarding student-centredness altered...
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Learning through an Aboriginal Language: The Impact on Students' English and Aboriginal Language Skills
Introduction The celebrated Canadian anthropologist Wade Davis compared the extinction of a language to the extinction of a species. Davis (2009) argued that "language is an old-growth forest of the mind," and that the death of a language is equivalent...
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McKenzie, M., Hart, P., Bai, H., & Jickling, B. (Eds.) (2009). Fields of Green: Restorying Culture, Environment, and Education
McKenzie, M., Hart, P., Bai, H., & Jickling, B. (Eds.) (2009). Fields of green: Restorying culture, environment, and education. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press Inc. 376 pp. ISBN 978-1-57273-879-9 (paperbound) Fields of Green compels the reader...
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Pleins Feux Sur la Perseverance et la Raccrochage
Introduction Au Quebec depuis pres de 20 ans, les centres d'education aux adultes (CEA) constituent une plaque tournante pour la diplomation des jeunes adultes << raccrocheurs >> ou << perseverants >> (Conseil superieur de...
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Roman Catholic Schooling in Ontario: Past Struggles, Present Challenges, Future Direction?
Introduction The fight by Roman Catholic communities across Ontario to achieve equal status and monies has been a public struggle since the earliest European settlements some 200 years ago. In 18th century British North America, English Protestant...
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Solitude Professionnelle D'enseignants Du Secondaire : Relations Avec le Leadership Du Directeur D'ecole et Leurs Croyances D'autoefficacite Sociale
Problematique La solitude professionnelle, ou l'isolement professionnel, est une caracteristique evoquee depuis plusieurs decennies par des experts nord-americains (Dionne 2003; Osborn, 2006; Pomson, 2005; Sarason, Levine, Goldenberg, Cherlin, &...
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The Learning Profiles of High School Teacher-Coaches
Introduction There is a growing body of research examining the context of high school sport in Canada (e.g., Camire & Trudel, 2010; Holt, Tink, Mandigo, & Fox, 2008). However, only a few studies have focused specifically on the high school...
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The Role of the Social Foundations of Education in Programs of Teacher Preparation in Canada
In this paper we argue explicitly that the social foundations of education must form a strong component of high quality teacher education programs in Canada. (1) Despite the declining role of the foundations in teacher education programs, (2) we believe...
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"Through the Kaleidoscope": Intersections between Theoretical Perspectives and Classroom Implications in Critical Global Citizenship Education
Introduction The context of teaching in Canadian classrooms is rapidly changing in fundamental ways. Teachers and students are becoming increasingly diverse, global forces are influencing the design of curriculum and pedagogy, and educational policies...
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Valeurs Educatives Des Enseignants : Comparaison Entre Les Milieux Alternatifs et Reguliers Au Lendemain De la Reforme Quebecoise De L'education De 1997
Problematique Le systeme scolaire public quebecois comprend une pluralite d'etablissements d'enseignement: ecoles internationales, alternatives, a vocation particuliere, etc. Selon Cameron (1992), << la maniere dont les etablissements sont...
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