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Episode 98: Part 2 – Discussing Alberta’s draft curriculum

In this second part of this episode we speak with Dr. Carla Peck, Professor of Social Studies Education in the Department of Elementary Education at the University of Alberta, about  concerns regarding Alberta’s draft curriculum. We discuss the way in which the curriculum was brought in and the debate between knowledge and skills in education.

To view the new draft visit the government of Alberta’s website here for the English version and here for the French version.

For previous episodes on Alberta’s draft curriculum and related topics see past episodes below:

Episode 95: Alberta’s draft curriculum – Retrogressive direction for social studies and history education

Episode 93: Concerns about new Alberta draft elementary curriculum – Part 1

Episode 68: Remembrance in Education

Episode 76: Modern teaching methods in math and science

Episode 75 – “Back-to-basics” – Aims of changes to math curricula – Part 4 of 4

For further analysis from experts and academics on the Alberta draft curriculum check out the following website:

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Episode 98: Part 2 – Discussing Alberta’s draft curriculum