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January 17, 2018 – 11:02 am | 18 views

This is a guest post by music educator Louise Campbell.
Memory is trained less and less in our everyday lives, with major impacts on students’ ability to understand and master subject matter. Assuming there are basics …

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School Life in Malawi: A Brief Overview of Their Education System

July 3, 2012 – 10:58 pm | Comments Off on School Life in Malawi: A Brief Overview of Their Education System1,436 views

by Sophie Bass and Melanie Stonebanks
Welcome back to the Warm Heart of Africa!  This second posting in the series was greatly assisted by Mr. Henry Lemani who not only provided the necessary background information on …

Memories From the Field Part II: “Dear Prime Minister”

May 8, 2012 – 11:22 am | Comments Off on Memories From the Field Part II: “Dear Prime Minister”2,706 views

By Melanie Stonebanks
The unexamined life isn’t worth living. – Socrates, 450 BC
A few weeks ago, I wrote about my early teaching experiences in inner-city Montreal. This entry builds on that previous post and will hopefully contribute …

A Critical Conversation About Literacy, Part II: Critical Literacy Defined

December 14, 2011 – 1:40 pm | 10 Comments | 5,109 views

by Melanie Stonebanks
My husband and I have spent years discussing and debating our perspectives and understanding of every aspect of the field of education.  We met when we were in high school, and went our …

Projet: culture à l’écoute !

October 6, 2011 – 12:12 pm | Comments Off on Projet: culture à l’écoute !1,010 views

Je cherchais une activité intéressante à faire avec mes élèves en français, langue seconde. J’avais en tête un projet qui développerait la compétence à produire un texte oral, qui serait significatif pour eux, qui serait …