2023 Registered Publications (January - August)

Total 94 publications

A Closer Look at Teachers’ Proportional Reasoning
Author(s): 
Tenzin Doleck, Yasemin Copur-Gencturk, Clare Baek
Keywords: Mathematical knowledge for teaching; Proportional reasoning; Ratios and proportional relationships; Teacher knowledge
Abstract: Teachers’ mathematical knowledge has important consequences for the quality of the learning environment they create for their students to learn mathematics. Yet relatively little is known about how teachers reason proportionally...
Publication Link

A lifetime of experience: an international study on the lives of teacher educators: Theme 2: researching teacher educators, their lives and their learning
Author(s): 
Pooja Dharamshi, Clare Kosnik, Lydia Menna
Keywords: Teacher educators, History of teacher education, Reform efforts, Literacy teacher educators, Politicization of teacher education, Research on teacher educators, Teacher educators and politics, Teacher educator identity, Teacher educators doing research
Abstract: This article begins by outlining the history of teacher education—from an apprenticeship model to an intellectual endeavor back to apprenticeship-type programs. It shows how the dismantling of traditional university-based teacher education programs by governments led to...
Publication Link

A preliminary investigation into the effectiveness of online modules for teaching research and writing skills to multilingual international post-secondary students
Author(s): 
Daniel H. Chang, Julia Lane, Hope Power
Keywords: Online Instruction, Writing Centres, EAL Writers, Library Instruction, International Students, Writing and Research Support
Abstract: This paper describes a pilot project undertaken in 2019 by library instructors at Simon Fraser University (SFU) to transition from in-person to online research and writing skills instruction within the context of a foundational course for multilingual international students...
Publication Link

A Two-Eyed Seeing Teaching and Learning Framework for Science Education
Author(s): 
David Zandvliet, Cirkony, Connie, Kenny, John
Keywords: Culturally responsive science education; Indigenous sciences; Inquiry-based learning and teaching; Nature of science; Representations; Two-Eyed Seeing
Abstract: Worldwide, education jurisdictions are looking for authentic ways to address First Nations perspectives in the K-12 curriculum, including science education. At the same time, there have been ongoing efforts to integrate authentic and engaging approaches to teaching science, including those that are student-centred, inquiry-based, multimodal, and linked to meaningful contexts...
Publication Link

Approaches to Bio-Cultural Diversity in British Columbia
Author(s): 
David Zandvliet, Shannon Leddy, Cate Inver, Victor Elderton, Brittney Townrow, Lori York
Keywords: environmental and sustainability education; experiential education; Indigenous education; land-based education; place-based education
Abstract: This paper highlights an action research project into some decolonizing practices for environmental learning in the Canadian context of the British Columbia (BC) curriculum through case study and focus groups with Indigenous educators. A key finding taken from... 
Publication Link

Argument mapping as a pre-writing activity: Does it promote writing skills of EFL learners?
Author(s): 
John Nesbit, Qing Liu, Zhiying Zhong
Abstract:  Argumentation is a complex intellectual skill essential for academic achievement in a range of scholarly disciplines. Argumentative writing demands effective coordination of language use, reasoning processes, and background knowledge about a given topic. It is a cognitively challenging activity, especially for students learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL). The Dialectical Map (DMap) is an open-source argument visualization tool that scaffolds argument analysis, evaluation, and construction…
Publication Link

Aspects of Canadian versions of so-called “modern” mathematics and its teaching: Another visit to the old “new” math (s)
Author(s): 
David Pimm, Nathalie Sinclair
Keywords: Alberta, British Columbia, Canada, CMESG, Cuisenaire rods, John Coleman, Math textbooks, Multi-base blocks, Ontario, Professional journals, Professional organizations, Provinces, Québec, Reform, Zoltán Dienes
Abstract: Not often cited as one of the countries making major contributions to new/modern math movements in school mathematics, the case(s) in Canada may seem of lesser interest to the international community. However, in this chapter, we show how the multiple forces acting on...
Publication Link

Assessing learning processes
Author: 
Philip Winne
Keywords: CognitionGraph theory, If-Then tactic, learning process, learning strategy, learning tactic, Multimodal data, nStudy software, Process mining, Operational definition, Self-regulated learning, Think aloud protocol, Trace data
Abstract:
 Assessments of learning processes have relied on surveys and think aloud protocols. Because learners forget, recall with bias and lack expertise for describing learning events, these assessments have limited validity. Multimodal measures of physiological states are proxies for learning processes with similar shortcomings…
Publication Link

Being in good relations: higher education's responsibilities to Indigenous resurgence
Author: 
Michelle Pidgeon      
Abstract:
 The aim of this book chapter is to explore what it means for higher education to be in good relations with Indigenous peoples' self-determination and resurgence in Kanada, also known as Canada. “Indigenous resurgence means having the courage and imagination to envision life beyond the state” as defined through colonially imposed government structures ...

Biosemiotics for postdigital living: the implications of the implications
Author(s):
 Alin Olteanu, Cary Campbell
Keywords: cultural pluralism; evolution; learning theory; modeling; postdigital education; technology
Abstract: The postdigital condition is discussed from the perspective of Paul Cobley’s biosemiotic approach to culture. While semiotics is often concerned with cultural criticism, there has been no explicit biosemiotic approach to culture, until only recently with...
Publication Link

Challenging the “Science from nowhere” perspective in the classroom: Action research about a historical case of Brazilian science
Author(s): 
Douglas Cardinot, Cristiano Moura, Andreia Guerra
Abstract: Studies in the field of science education have discussed using historical approaches. Although previous studies have shown the potential advantages to addressing national sciences in the classroom in countries underrepresented in the history of science, there are still few initiatives in this direction. Thus, this paper aims to explore ...
Publication Link

Conversation Analysis, Critical Literacies, Translanguaging and Flows: The Influence on My Intellectual Journey
Author: 
Angel Lin
Publication Link

Children’s digital play as collective family resilience in the face of the pandemic
Author(s):
 Burke, Kristiina Kumpulainen, Caighlan Smith
Keywords: Agency, childhood cultures, children’s use of social media platforms, children’s perspectives, co-construction, family involvement, home and community, identity, narrative, play
Abstract: In this article we explore how digital play as conducted through various social media and online meeting platforms facilitated resiliency and confidence building in children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using day-in-the-life methodology and narrative inquiry...
Publication Link

Citizenship Outcomes and Place-Based Learning Environments in an Integrated Environmental Studies Program
Author(s): 
Gordon Robert Sturrock, David Zandvliet
Keywords: citizenship education; environmental learning; learning environments; place-based education
Abstract:
 This paper discusses the effects of the learning environment on an important and unique 21st century learning outcome—that of active citizenship, in contrast to more conventionally measured cognitive and attitudinal outcomes. In our study, we utilized ...
Publication Link

Coming to our senses: Zen and the art of ecoactivism
Author: 
Heesoon Bai
Keywords:  Zen, metaphysics of domination and control, embodiment and emplacement, animate living nature, interbeing
Abstract:  The inclusion of ‘consciousness’ in Michael Bonnett’s paper signals to me that the right place for examination of the ongoing and deepening environmental disasters that humans face is human consciousness itself: the way we think, perceive, and feel, which flows into the way we relate to and act towards nature…
Publication Link

Conceptions of Zero: A Review of Amir D. Aczel’s Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers
Author(s): 
Sean Chorney
Abstract: In the 2003 Pixar animation Finding Nemo, a clownfish named Marlin is an overprotective father, and for good reason: he has recently gone through the trauma of losing both his wife and all their fertilized eggs save one. Nemo is his only remaining offspring...
Publication Link

Counting the stars: advancing mathematical activity in a scripting journey
Author(s): 
Andrew Kercher, Anna Marie Bergman, Rina Zazkis
Keywords: Star polygons, scripting tasks, investigation tasks, teacher education, advancing mathematical activity
Abstract: Research indicates that investigating phenomena, rather than reproducing facts, should be a core experience in the education of prospective mathematics teachers. Corresponding with its centrality to quality teacher education, there are multiple existing methodologies ...
Publication Link

Cultivating Imagination in Leadership: Transforming Schools and Communities
Author(s)
: Gillian Judson, Meaghan Dougherty
Keywords: imagination, leadership education, cognitive tools, imaginative education, school leadership, story
Abstract: This comprehensive book provides a theoretical understanding of how imagination contributes to effective leadership, as well as practical tools all educational leaders can employ to cultivate their imaginations and the imaginations of others in their communities...
Publication Link

Cultivating Leadership Imagination with Cognitive Tools: An Imagination-Focused Approach to Leadership Education
Author(s): 
Gillian Judson
Keywords: imagination, leadership education, cognitive tools, imaginative education, school leadership, story
Abstract: This conceptual and practical paper aims to expand understanding of imagination in ways that have direct implications for leadership education and research. First, imagination is conceptualized as soil, an analogy that can address misconceptions about imagination and ...
Publication Link

Definitional ambiguity in mathematics: three cases
Author(s): 
Anna Marie Bergman, Andrew Kercher, Keith Gallagher, Rina Zazkis
Keywords: Definitions, Definitional ambiguity, Mathematics teachers
Abstract: Definitions are an integral aspect of mathematics. In particular, they form the backbone of deductive reasoning and facilitate precision in mathematical communication. However, when multiple non-equivalent definitions for the same term exist, their ability to serve ...
Publication Link

Disability Policy in the Context of Intersectionality, Contemporary Oppressions, and Injustices: Toward a Just Future
Author(s): 
Elizabeth B Kozleski, William A Proffitt, Inna Stepaniuk
Keywords: ability, ADA, disability, intersectionality, equity, policy
Abstract: This article connects the pillars of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to the complexities of living and dying in the United States. Our argument navigates among the emancipatory intent of ADA and the lives of people whose access to power, emancipation, and ...
Publication Link

Dwelling in borderlands: a conversation between two science teachers-researchers
Author(s): 
Cristiano B Moura, Andreia Guerra
Keywords: Teacher-researcher, Critical pedagogy, Borderland, Science education, Praxis, Dialogue
Abstract: 
Inspired by Freire’s principle of dialogue, in this article we present a series of dialogues and critical syntheses between a science teacher-researcher with 35 years of experience and an early-career science teacher-researcher. We explore ...
Publication Link

Dynamic flows of translanguaging/trans-semiotizing in CLIL eco-social systems
Author(s): 
Angel Lin, Peichang He
Keywords:  Translanguaging, trans-semiotizing, flow, new materiality, semiotic repertoires, multimodalities/entextualization cycle (MEC)
Abstract:  This article drew on the recent dynamic, distributed view of translanguaging and flows and the New Materiality view of meaning making to explore content and language integrated learning (CLIL) activities in an English-Medium-Instruction (EMI) secondary Science classroom.
Publication Link

Editorial introduction: Contemplative and Holistic Education as Inside-Out Work for Healing, Peace, Justice, and Equity
Author(s): 
Heesoon Bai, Charles Scott, Cary L Campbell, Jwalin Patel
Abstract: What does it mean to acknowledge Land in writing, and furthermore—in an open access journal article that could conceivably be read anywhere and anytime? Importantly, as Khelsilem Tl’aḵwasiḵ’an Sxwchálten (2014, n.p.) community leader and councillor of the Squamish nation …
Publication Link

Emotion regulation in teamwork during a challenging hackathon: Comparison of  best and worst teams
Author(s): 
Tenzin Doleck, Maedeh Kazemitabar, Susanne P. Lajoie
Abstract:  Research has demonstrated the power of emotion regulation in managing challenges students face in different learning contexts. However, emotion research in team-learning where challenges become more evident is yet in its infancy. The current study examines case studies of two teams (high and low performing) in a hackathon…
Publication Link

Encounters With “Love and Math” A Belated Review of Edward Frenkel’s Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden
Author(s): 
Rina Zazkis
Abstract: In “Love and Math” the author intertwines his personal experiences as a student of mathematics and as a research mathematician with an exposition of modern mathematics, focusing on its elegance and beauty. Much is said in previous reviews (eg, Grosholz, 2015) of ...
Publication Link

English-medium instruction (EMI) in higher education in Taiwan: A review and critical reflection on why, how, and for whom
Author(s): 
Kao Chia-Ling Gupta, Angel Lin
Abstract: The global spread of English has contributed to the wide use of English-medium instruction (EMI). This chapter critically analyzes the literature on using EMI in East Asian contexts, specifically in Taiwan. EMI in Taiwan is still in its infancy, as compared to some postcolonial contexts in Asia…
Publication Link

Examining the Relationship Between Socially-Shared Emotion Regulation and Building Team Coordination Mechanisms During a Hackathon
Author(s): 
Tenzin Doleck, Maedeh Kazemitabar, Susanne P. Lajoie
Abstract:  For effective teamwork, especially in demanding learning situations like a hackathon, coordination is crucial as it contributes to mutual trust and shared mental models of team members. However, teams experience challenges that mar team coordination. Research has shown that interpersonal skills such as socially-shared emotion regulation (SSER) can be key in dealing with such challenges…
Publication Link

Exercising space: re-examining young people’s use of digitised health and physical education (HPE) technologies through a spatial lens
Author(s): 
Kristiina Kumpulainen, Kemal Ahson, Shirley Gray, Maria José Camacho Miñano, Emma Rich
Keywords:  Space; digitised health and physical education (HPE) technologies; Lefebvre; learning environments
Abstract:  The potential for technologies to transform health and physical education (HPE) has received increasing international attention in both policy and academic contexts. However, what is absent from much of this work is a lack of appreciation of the spatial dimension that recognises the relationship between how young people use digitised HPE technologies and where they use them…
Publication Link

Explanatory inferencing in simulation-based discovery learning: sequence analysis using the edit distance median string
Author(s): 
John Nesbit, Teeba Obaid, Ahmad Mahmoody Ghaidary, Misha Jain, Shiva Hajian
Keywords: Guided discovery learning, Scientific simulation, Sequence analysis, Levenshtein edit distance, Generalized median string, K-means clustering
Abstract: Understanding scientific phenomena requires learners to construct mental models of causal systems. Simulation-based discovery learning offers learners the opportunity to construct mental models and test them against the behavior of a simulation. The purpose of this study was to ...
Publication Link

Exploring content and language co-construction in CLIL with semantic waves
Author(s): 
Angel Lin; Yuen Yi Lo; Yiqi Liu
Keywords:  Bilingual education, content and language integrated learning (CLIL), classroom discourse
Abstract:  In content and language integrated learning (CLIL) classrooms, it is assumed that non-language content subjects provide more authentic communicative contexts for students to learn a foreign/second/additional language (L2). However, learning abstract concepts and academic language in an L2 simultaneously is also challenging for CLIL students…
Publication Link

Facilitating the Comprehension of Academic Content in the TOEFL iBT Test Preparation Classroom
Author(s): 
Qinghua Chen, Angel Lin
Abstract: The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT test is required by many universities for admission which has fostered training businesses in many Asian countries. Although there is an abundance of academic content in TOEFL test material, most of the research attention has ...
Publication Link                           

Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics (FATE) in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and higher education: A systematic review
Author(s): 
Tenzin Doleck, Memarian, Bahar
Keywords:  Artificial intelligence; Higher education; Fairness; Accountability; Transparency; Ethics
Abstract:  Background: The use of Artificial Intelligence or AI is rising in higher education. With this rise, the morality of AI programs is being questioned. There is, as such, a need to understand how notions of Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics or FATE are identified in the AI and higher education studies to date…
Publication Link

Flow and Variation Theory: Powerful Allies in Creating and Maintaining Thinking in the Classroom
Author: 
Peter Liljedahl
Keywords: Flow, Variation theory, Engagement, Thinking, Problem-solving
Abstract: Getting students to think about highly engaging non-curricular tasks turns out to not be that challenging. The challenge is getting students to bring the same level of engagement and thinking to curricular tasks. In this chapter, I look at three examples of what can happen when...
Publication Link

From performance to perseverance: Equity, diversity, inclusion, decolonization, and Indigenization in Canadian higher education
Author(s): 
Ee-Seul Yoon, Jeannie Kerr
Abstract: What a rejuvenating Canadian Society for the Study of Education annual conference we had during a warm spring week at York University! It was great to see so many familiar colleagues and friends from coast to coast and to meet new ones. This CJE issue picks up on some of the conversations at…
Publication Link

How Universities Gaslight EDI&I Initiatives: Mapping Institutional Resistance to Structural Change
Author(s): 
Megan MacKenzie, Genevieve Fuji Johnson, Özlem Sensoy, Nathalie Sinclair, Laurel Weldon
Keywords: equity, diversity, inclusion, Indigenization, higher education policy
Abstract: Despite the visibility of equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigenization (EDI&I) discourses within large institutions, such as post-secondary institutions, research has chronicled only modest advancements on these stated values. Blocks to advancements in EDI&I stem...
Publication Link

Inquiry activities are not for everyone: teachers’ beliefs and professional development
Author(s): 
Peter Liljedahl, Gabriella Pocalana, Ornella Robutti
Keywords: Teacher beliefs, teacher change, inquiry-based learning, teacher professional development
Abstract: This study investigates teachers’ beliefs about the inquiry-based learning approach in mathematics. In particular, as the first research problem, it addresses teachers’ beliefs about the appropriateness of inquiry activities for all students, after three years of attendance in...
Publication Link

Interactional Ethnography Across Space and Time
Author(s): 
Kristiina Kumpulainen
Abstract: This commentary chapter moves from the author's personal encounters with Interactional Ethnography (IE) to considering its methodological power to inform educational research from an international perspective. In doing so, the chapter explains how this volume creates contextually rich insights about...
Publication Link

Introduction to Part II of Mathematical Challenges For All: Many Faces of Mathematical Challenge
Author: 
Rina Zazkis
Keywords: Mathematical challenge, Undergraduate students, Teachers, Engagement with mathematics
Abstract: In this chapter, I start with a personal reflection on the notion of mathematical challenge. I then comment on the chapters in Part II. I conclude by presenting an expanded view on what mathematical challenge may entail.
Publication Link

Introduction. A Journey Through the Text
Author(s): 
Alison Clark-Wilson, Ornella Robutti, Nathalie Sinclair
Abstract: The eight intervening years between this second edition of The Mathematics Teacher in the Digital Era and the frst edition have seen increased attention on the role of the teacher within technology-enhanced educational contexts, leading to a more developed understanding of...
Publication Link

Kierkegaard, Music, and Its Relation to the Performing Arts
Author: 
Yaroslav Senyshyn
Keywords: Kierkegaard, dramatic arts, music performance, music aesthetics, Adorno
Abstract: Kierkegaard's conceptualization of his aesthetic stage of existence is lacking even with a very unstinted acknowledgment of his undeniably profound and brilliant insights. For Kierkegaard the aesthetic stage is based only on the immediacy of feeling, thus a transitoriness that ultimately leads...
Publication Link

Landing Sites, Cities, and Nonplaces: Collaborating Across the Conference Circuit
Author(s): 
Elizabeth de Freitas, Nathalie Sinclair
Keywords: place, learning, math, anthropocene, spatial logic
Abstract: This article keeps tuned to the ritual of scholarly gathering, an activity continued somewhat differently today in the online meeting. We aim to speak to current concerns about place and belonging under new climatic and digital regimes. We pose the question…
Publication Link

Language and the Sustainable Development Goals: Challenges to Language Policy and Planning
Author(s): 
Mark Fettes
Keywords: Agency, Capabilities theory, Language equality, Language policy and planning, Sustainable development, United Nations
Abstract: Language is not mentioned in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), nor was it seriously considered as an important dimension of social and economic development in the UN planning process that preceded them. Nonetheless, a close examination of some key ideas put forth in that process challenges us to rethink ...
Publication Link

Lay Hoon Seah, Rita Elaine Silver & Mark Charles Baildon: The role of language in content pedagogy: a framework for teachers’ knowledge
Author(s): 
Angel Lin, Qinghua Chen, Amy Hughes, Scott Hughes
Abstract:  Lay Hoon Seah, Rita Elaine Silver & Mark Charles Baildon: The role of language in content pedagogy: a framework for teachers’ knowledge…
Publication Link

Learner conceptions of biological processes in a content and language integrated learning context
Author(s): 
Angel Lin, Chunhong Liu, Megan Barker, Qinghua Chen, Maurice MW Cheng
Keywords:  Biology Education, Thematic Patterns, Learner Conceptions, Content and Language Integrated Learning
Abstract:  In science education, learner conceptions concern how students interpret and understand scientific issues. Recent research into learner conceptions acknowledges students’ knowledge, experiences, language, and resources that demonstrate scientific reasoning rather than their misunderstanding.
Publication Link

Learning to innovate: Students and teachers constructing collective innovation practices in a primary school's makerspace
Author(s): 
Kristiina Kumpulainen, Jasmiina Leskinen, Anu Kajamaa
Keywords: collective innovation practices, innovation, makerspace, students, teachers, primary education
Abstract: The need for formal education to foster students’ competence to participate in the creation of innovations is widely recognized (eg, Keinänen et al., 2018; OECD, 2019). It is argued that individuals must learn to use knowledge in innovative ways to cope with…
Publication Link

Logs or Self-Reports? Misalignment Between Behavioral Trace Data and Surveys When Modeling Learner Achievement Goal Orientation
Author(s): 
Heeryung Choi, Christopher Brooks, Warren Li, Kerby Shedden, Philip Winne
Keywords: achievement goals, trace data, survey data, latent variable mixture, modeling
Abstract:
 While learning analytics researchers have been diligently integrating trace log data into their studies, learners’ achievement goals are still predominantly measured by self-reported surveys. This study investigated the properties of trace data and survey data as representations of ...
Publication Link

Mathematical Challenge of Seeking Causality in Unexpected Results
Author(s): 
Mark Applebaum, Rina Zazkis
Keywords: Intellectual needs, Causality, Unexpected solution, Proofs that explain
Abstract: It is agreed upon that a mathematical problem which is thought of as “difficult” but possibly accessible presents a challenge to the solver. We turn the conversation from a challenging task or problem to a challenging activity. We address in this chapter the challenge of convincing...
Publication Link

Mathematical Creativity: A Developmental Perspective
Author(s): 
Scott A Chamberlin, Peter Liljedahl, Miloš Savić
Abstract: This book is important and makes a unique contribution in the field of mathematics education and creativity. The book comprises the most recent research by renowned international experts and scholars, as well as a comprehensive up to date literature review…
Publication Link

Meeting the JCHE Team: A Reconstructed Interview
Author(s): 
Heesoon Bai, Charles Scott, Cary L Campbell, Jwalin Patel, Yifan Sun Dr, Jing Lin, Hyeyoung Bang, Sachi Edwards, Deepa Srikantaiah, Yishin Koo, Denise L McH
Keywords: "Placeconnectedness; Climate-change; Contemplative pedagogies; Decoloniality"
Abstract: This “reconstructed interview-conversation” involves the entire editorial team of the Journal of Contemplative and Holistic Education (JCHE). Together, the team dialogues around the shared visions, aspirations, motivations, and aims we have in creating this new journal platform...
Publication Link

Multimodal learning analytics for assessing teachers’ self-regulated learning in planning technology-integrated lessons in a computer-based environment
Author(s): 
Tenzin Doleck, Lingyun Huang, Boyin Chen, Xiaoshan Huang, Chengyi Tan, Susanne P. Lajoie, Minhong Wang
Keywords: Logs; Multimodal learning analytics; Self-regulated learning; Think-aloud; TPACK
Abstract: Teachers’ self-regulated learning (SRL) plays a crucial role in developing technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK), a complex professional skill. It is crucial to identify teachers’ SRL activities that may lead to favorable TPACK…
Publication Link

Navigating Intersecting and Conflicting Identities: Experiences of Immigrant Mothers at a Canadian College
Author: 
Rebecca Cox
Keywords: student-parents, community college, post-secondary education, immigrants
Abstract: This article explores the perspectives of immigrant student-parents who pursued post-secondary education at one community college in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada. Drawing from interviews with 10 women who had immigrated to Canada as adults…
Publication Link

Policy Framing in Higher Education in Canada
Author(s): 
Olivier Bégin-Caouette, Alexandre Beaupré-Lavallée, Michelle Nilson
Abstract: Higher education is a policy field crossed by multiple issues that often have a global resonance but are framed based upon local idiosyncrasies. This chapter examines how policies give sense and address the four following issues…
Publication Link

Principles of assessment in school-based making
Author(s): 
Yumiko Murai, Yoon Jeon Kim, Stephanie Chang, Justin Reich   
Keywords:  Maker education; maker pedagogy; classroom assessment; design-based research
Abstract:  While school educators are increasingly interested in adopting maker pedagogy, many schools struggle to integrate making with their existing core curriculum because of the difficulty in assessing the learning that occurs in maker classrooms. To address this issue, we collaborated with educators on design-based research focused on assessment in maker classrooms…
Publication Link

Prospective teachers’ responses to students’ dialogue on fractions: attribute substitution and heuristic approaches
Author(s): 
Rina Zazkis, Anna Marie Bergman, Keith Gallagher
Keywords:  Fractions; attribute substitution; scriptwriting
Abstract:  Knowing how best to respond to students’ mathematical inquiries is an important skill for all teachers to develop. A class of pre-service teachers (PSTs) was presented with a scripting task in which a student conjectured that 1/6.5 was “exactly in between” fractions 1/6 and 1/7. However, instead of addressing the student’s inquiry directly…
Publication Link

Putting math in its place A Review of Cathy O’Neil’s Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
Author: 
Nathalie Sinclair
Abstract:
 With its bright yellow cover and its ominous title, this book attracts attention. The subtitle,“How big data increases inequality and threatens democracy” signals very strongly that the “math” in question in the title is primarily that which relates to the statistical and computational means of collecting, analysing and…
Publication Link

Putting Number in the Hands of Children
Author(s): 
Nicholas Jackiw, Nathalie Sinclair
Abstract: When first learning to count on their fingers, what if children had an unlimited number of fingers, rather than just two handfuls? Answering this quickly involves setting aside several conventional ideas of traditional early number instruction. Instead of thinking that mathematical ideas are...
Publication Link

Principles of assessment in school-based making
Author(s): 
Yumiko Murai, Yoon Jeon Kim, Stephanie Chang, Justin Reich
Keywords: Maker education, maker pedagogy, classroom assessment, design-based research
Abstract: While school educators are increasingly interested in adopting maker pedagogy, many schools struggle to integrate making with their existing core curriculum because of the difficulty in assessing the learning that occurs in maker classrooms. To address this issue, we...
Publication Link

Reconfiguring Measures of Motivational Constructs Using State-Revealing Trace Data
Author(s): 
Heeryung Choi, Christopher Brooks, Philip Winne
Keywords: Trace data, Motivations, Achievement goals, Self-regulated learning, Dynamic SRL constructs
Abstract: This chapter examines opportunities afforded by trace data to capture dynamically changing latent states and trajectories spanning states in self-regulated learning (SRL). We catalog and analyze major challenges in temporally investigating SRL constructs related to a prominent motivational factor, achievement goals.
Publication Link

Re-storying Immigrant Seniors During COVID-19 Through a Lens of Narrative Inquiry
Author(s): 
Sarita Baker, Ching-Chiu Lin
Keywords: Seniors, COVID, Immigrants, Arts-based educational research, Narrative inquiry
Abstract: For many Canadian immigrants, language barriers and advanced age complicate the challenge of adjusting to a new culture, new surroundings, and new customs. Within the context of the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the emergence of the elderly as the most vulnerable to its effects, these issues have become...
Publication Link

Revisiting the nature of transformative learning experiences in contemplative higher education
Author(s): 
Heesoon Bai, Olen Gunnlaugson, Renata Cueto de Souza, Steven Zhao, Allen Yee, Charles Scott
Keywords: transformative education, transformative learning, transformative pedagogy, intersubjectivity, contemplative inquiry, contemplative pedagogy, second-person contemplative approaches, contemplative practice
Abstract: "We are interested in the transformative potentials of intersubjectivity as it is enacted through second-person contemplative approaches. Our work here focuses on contemplative practice as a pedagogy that reveals and enacts intersubjectivity within postsecondary education.
Publication Link

Revisiting theories that frame research on teaching mathematics with digital technology
Author(s): 
Mariam Haspekian, Nathalie Sinclair, Ornella Robutti, Alison Clark-Wilson
Keywords: Theories in mathematics education, Evolution of theories, Teaching with technology, Instrumental approach, Philosophical considerations, Axiology, Ontology, Epistemology
Abstract: In this chapter, we offer an overview of some of the major trends in theory development and use in relation to teaching mathematics with digital technology. We showcase some of the developments that have occurred since the first edition of this book (2014). We also provide...
Publication Link

Roles for Information in Trace Data Used to Model Self-Regulated Learning
Author: 
Philip Winne
Keywords: Trace data, Learning events, Self-regulated learning, Learning analytics
Abstract: When researchers use software and other technologies to gather data about learning, an operational definition details what to record about timestamped learning events as a learner engages with information, e.g., selecting text in a webpage or tagging selections to index them...
Publication Link

Salsa Rhythms and Soul Connections
Author(s): 
Stephen Smith, Lloyd, Rebecca J.
Keywords:  flow; relational reflexivity; rhythm; salsa dance
Abstract:  The rhythmic interplay of accent, tempo, and musical mood is expressed in the bodily postures, gestures, and expressions of attuned responsiveness in Salsa Dura, a genre of salsa music from the 1970s featuring improvisational dance solos…
Publication Link

Scaffolding children’s participation during teacher–child interaction in second language classrooms
Author(s): 
Selma Koyuncu, Kristiina Kumpulainen, Arniika Kuusisto
Keywords: Teacher–child interaction, Sociocultural theory, Scaffolding, Early childhood education, Second language teaching and learning
Abstract: This study investigates the nature of teacher–child interaction and teacher scaffolding in Finnish second language (L2) classrooms. Although previous research on classroom interaction has highlighted the importance of scaffolding in language learning, much less is known about...
Publication Link

Science education in a world in crisis: contributions from the South to a defense of a cultural–historical approach in science teaching
Author(s): 
Cristiano B Moura, Steve Alsop, Tania Camel, Andreia Guerra
Keywords: Science education, Cultural–historical approach, Politicization, Epistemologies of the south, Boaventura de sousa santos
Abstract: We live in a world marked by a crisis that we understand, from post-colonial literature, as a crisis of the knowledge model that underpins Western Modernity. Therefore, science education which deals with the study of the production of scientific knowledge needs to be attentive to this question. We argue that...
Publication Link

Science in the Spotlight: What Are Monsters Made of?(A Performative Inquiry)
Author(s): 
Lynn Fels, Karen Meyer
Keywords: Curriculum, Drama and theatre education, Elementary science education, Performative inquiry, Playmaking, Teacher education
Abstract: What if science had a central role on stage? This chapter is the story, a memoir of sorts, of what happened when drama and science encountered each other in an elementary science education classroom with preservice teachers. We have included the script of the play we created with...
Publication Link

Social structures, everyday interactions, and subjectivity—where (and how) does decolonizing begin?—Attending to desires, fears, and pains
Author(s): 
Qinghua Chen, Angel Lin
Abstract: When ‘decoloniality’ and ‘decolonizing’ have become words frequently used in conferences and journal publications in our field of Applied Linguistics/Language and Education, as well as on many academics’ lips, we start to worry about how they too can be easily co-opted as...
Publication Link

Social Ecology and Environmental Diversity in Teacher Education
Author(s): 
David Zandvliet, Paul, Alisa
Keywords:  Autoethnography; education for sustainable development (ESD); professional development; social ecology; sustainable development; teacher education
Abstract:  This paper offers reflections on the development and potential of a transformative teacher education project as one component of the Professional Development Programs (PDPs) at the Faculty of Education of a comprehensive Canadian university. The work of our teacher education program is set in Vancouver…
Publication Link

Socioscientific issues in science exhibitions: examining contributions of the informal science education sector
Author(s): 
Ana Maria Navas Iannini
Keywords: Public engagement with science and technology, Science centres and museums, Science education
Abstract: This paper examines how a particular subset of informal science education settings—science exhibitions—embraces contemporary socioscientific issues (SSI) and fosters public engagement with them. A qualitative cross-case analysis of two SSI exhibitions about...
Publication Link

Speculative spaces: Children exploring socio-ecological worlds with mythical nature spirits
Author(s): 
Jenny Byman, Kristiina Kumpulainen, Jenny Renlund, Chin-Chin Wong, Peter Renshaw
Keywords: affect, children, mythical nature spirit, speculative spaces, storying
Abstract: Drawing on Donna Haraway's notion of speculative fabulation, in this study the authors investigate how a pedagogy grounded in mythical nature spirits, children's imaginative explorations and storying activities created spaces for children to explore socio-ecological worlds...
Publication Link

Strategies for sisterhood in the language education academy
Author(s): 
Angel Lin; Sister Scholars
Keywords:  Academia, antiracism, anti-sexism, collaboration, feminism, language, race, sisterhood, solidarity, women
Abstract:  Almost 20 years after the publication of our co-authored article in a leading North American academic journal, seven female language education academics revisit our evolving analysis of the complex spaces occupied by women of color in the language education academy.
Publication Link

System and method for ambient noise detection, identification and management
Author(s): 
Siamak Arzanpour, Behnaz Bahmei, Elina Birmingham
Examples of system for ambient aversive sound detection, identification and management are described. The system comprises an earpiece device with a microphone configured to capture ambient sound around a user and sample it into small segments of the ambient sound...
Publication Link

Teacher tensions: managed or resolved
Author(s): 
Chiara Andrà, Annette Rouleau, Peter Liljedahl, Pietro Di Martino
Keywords: Mathematics teacher beliefs, values, mathematics teacher practice
Abstract: Teacher practice is rife with tensions. Tensions around what and how best to teach, how to manage situations with students, and how to manage situations with colleagues, administrators, and parents. These tensions are often seen as pairs of opposing internal and external forces…
Publication Link

Teachers Supporting Refugee Students in Canada during Covid-19: Greater Equity and a Sense of Belonging
Author: 
Susan Barber
Abstract: Globally, 1.6 billion children and youth have experienced school interruption or closures due to Covid-19 that began in early 2020 (UNESCO 2021). Refugees, and asylum seekers in general, may be particularly at risk of Covid-19 due to pre-existing physical and/or mental health issues, along with...
Publication Link

The changing patterns of classroom interaction: Teacher interventions in students’ creative collaboration in makerspaces
Author(s): 
Anu Kajamaa, Kristiina Kumpulainen, Jasmiina Leskinen
Publication Link

The Cumbersome Burden of Translating Policy Into Practice: Engaging Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Families in Special Education
Author: 
Inna Stepaniuk
Keywords:  Accommodations; Disability Rights Movement; Disability Justice; Universal Design for Learning (UDL); Accessibility; Empowerment; Ableism; Intersectionality
Abstract:  Translating policy into practice is a challenging task for many fields, including education. Despite the legal foundations aimed to support families' involvement in special education, culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) families and schools experience cultural, political, and linguistic barriers…
Publication Link

The Maple Ridge Environmental School a Case Study: Ten Years as an Outdoor Public Elementary School and What We Think We Know Now
Author(s): 
Sean Blenkinsop, Jodi MacQuarrie, Clayton Maitland
Keywords: EcoSchool, Maple Ridge, Environmental school, Outdoor environmental education (OEE) policy, Outdoor center
Abstract: This chapter aims to reflect on 10 years in the life of a radical, buildingless, outdoor all the time, public elementary school on Canada’s west coast. In 2011, the Maple Ridge Environmental School opened its “doors” and welcomed 66 students and their families into an extraordinary experiment...
Publication Link

The Mathematics Teacher in the Digital Era: International Research on Professional Learning and Practice
Author(s): 
Alison Clark-Wilson, Nathalie Sinclair, Ornella Robutti
Keywords: digital technology in mathematics,, educational technology, educational technology for mathematics, mathematics education, mathematics teacher, mathematics teaching practice, professional development mathematics teacher, teaching mathematics, technology-mediated classroom practices
Abstract: This book brings together international research on school teachers’, and university lecturers’ uses of digital technology to enhance teaching and learning in mathematics. It includes contributions that address theoretical, methodological, and practical challenges for the field with...
Publication Link

The relation between need for cognition and academic achievement: A meta-analysis
Author(s): 
Qing Liu, John Nesbit
Keywords: need for cognition, academic achievement, motivation, learning, intervention
Abstract: Need for cognition is conceptualized as an individual’s intrinsic motivation to engage in and enjoy effortful cognitive activities. Over the past three decades, there has been increasing interest in how need for cognition impacts and correlates with learning performance...
Publication Link

The Ruling Relations of the Internationalizing Canadian University
Author: 
Kumari Beck
Abstract: One of the key rationales for internationalization used by Canadian higher education institutions to legitimate what has become an industry in student recruitment is that of educating for global citizenship, intercultural learning, and developing skills to remain competitive in a global marketplace...
Publication Link

The social, cultural and institutional contexts of cyberbullying and online harassment
Author(s): 
Wanda Cassidy, Chantal Faucher, Margaret Jackson
Abstract: The presence of bullying and cyberbullying in elementary, middle and secondary schools around the world is well known (Cassidy et al., 2013; Hinduja & Patchin, 2012; Smith et al., 2018). Increasingly, a picture is being revealed about related behaviours also occurring in post-secondary educational institutions...
Publication Link

The use of a scriptwriting task as a window into how prospective teachers envision teacher moves for supporting student reasoning
Author(s): 
Peter Liljedahl , Victoria Shure
Keywords: Scriptwriting tasks, Mathematical reasoning, Teacher moves, Teacher education, Fraction multiplication, Fraction division
Abstract: The development of mathematical reasoning skills has increasingly been of focus for the teaching and learning of mathematics. This research utilizes a teaching simulation using the methodology of scriptwriting, in which prospective teachers are asked to complete a script of a dialogue...
Publication Link

Time and Education: Time Pedagogy Against Oppression
Author(s): 
Petra Mikulan, Nathalie Sinclair
Abstract: Despite pervading all aspects of educational practice and theory, little scholarship focuses on time in education. This book addresses that lacuna questioning our assumptions about time and their ramifications on theories of learning, issues of equity and diversity, and on the purposes of education itself...
Publication Link

Time in various phases of self-regulation and problem-solving performance in an Intelligent Tutoring System
Author(s): 
Tenzin Doleck, Susanne P. Lajoie, Eric G. Poitras, Lingyun Huang
Keywords: Self-regulated learning, Time-on-task, Problem solving, Confidence, Performance, Medical Education
Abstract:
 The present paper builds on the literature that emphasizes the importance of self-regulation for academic learning or self-regulated learning (SRL). SRL research has traditionally focused on count measures of SRL processing events, however, another important measure of SRL is being recognized: time-on-task...
Publication Link

TL; DR: A Very Brief Guide to Reading and Writing in University
Author: 
Joel Heng Hartse     
Keywords:  HIGHER EDUCATION
Abstract:  So, you’ve just been assigned your first university paper. Stuck on how to start? Stressed about failing or pulling all-nighters to get the work done? Writing instructor Joel Heng Hartse can help…
Publication Link

Towards a Socio-material Reframing of Mathematically Challenging Tasks
Author(s): 
Francesca Ferrara, Nathalie Sinclair
Keywords: TouchCounts, Numbers and Operations, Inclusive materialism, Challenge, Task design, Affect
Abstract: In this chapter, we investigate Leikin’s (2014) (Challenging mathematics with multiple solution tasks and mathematical investigations in geometry. In: Li Y et al. (Eds.), Transforming mathematics instruction: multiple approaches and practices, advances in mathematics education…
Publication Link

Towards an index of linguistic justice
Author(s): 
Mark Fettes, Michele Gazzola, Bengt-Arne Wickström
Keywords: language policy, linguistic justice, linguistic disadvantage, language rights, language inequality, index, social indicators, toleration rights, accommodation rights, compensation rights, public goods and market failure, efficiency, fairness, comparative analysis
Abstract: As a step towards a systematic comparative evaluation of the fairness of different language policies, a rationale is presented for the design of an index of linguistic justice based on public policy analysis. The approach taken is to define a ‘minimum threshold of linguistic justice’ with respect to...
Publication Link

Transformational Opportunities through New (er) Stories: Research Addressing Educational Inequalities
Author(s): 
Jeannie Kerr
Abstract: Spring is a season of renewal and transformation and each of the articles in this March, 2023 issue reflect that spirit. As curriculum scholar Dwayne Donald reminds us: “A significant curricular and pedagogical challenge faced by educators in Canada today is how to facilitate a new story that...
Publication Link

Walking Linguistic Landscapes as Ways to Experience Plurality: A Visual Ethnography into Plurilingualism with Elementary School Children in Japan
Author(s): 
Danièle Moore, Mayo Oyama, Daniel Roy Pearce
Keywords: Plurilingual education, Linguistic landscapes, Inquiry-based learning, Language awareness, Transdisciplinarity, Elementary school, Japan
Abstract: In Japan, where the language of schooling is overwhelmingly Japanese-only, and English the only widespread foreign language offered at all levels of education, elementary schools stand out as a particularly interesting context for observing the development of creative plurilingual pedagogies…
Publication Link

‘What do we talk about when we talk about climate change?’: meaningful environmental education, beyond the info dump
Author: 
Cary Campell
Abstract: Learning about the causes and effects of human-induced climate change is an essential aspect of contemporary environmental education (EE). However, it is increasingly recognized that the familiar ‘information dump delivery mode’ (as Timothy Morton calls it), through which...
Publication Link

What is Geometric About Geometric Sequences? Informal Justifications for Mathematical Terminology
Author(s): 
Andrew Kercher, Anna Marie Bergman, Rina Zazkis
Keywords: Geometric sequences, Toulmin model, Mathematical terminology, Scripting tasks
Abstract: Certain terms in mathematics were created according to conventions that are not obvious to students who will use the term. When this is the case, investigating the choice of a name can reveal interesting and unforeseen connections among mathematical topics...
Publication Link

When algebra is not enough: a dialogue on the composition of even and odd functions
Author(s): 
Niusha Modabbernia, Xiaoheng Yan, Rina Zazkis
Keywords: Even and odd functions, Intellectual needs, Visualization, Secondary mathematics, Teacher education
Abstract: We attend to the composition of even and odd functions, as featured in imagined dialogues between a teacher and students, composed by sixteen teachers in a professional development program. Data were analyzed as aimed at addressing students’ intellectual needs...
Publication Link

Wild Pedagogies, Outdoor Education, and the Educational Imagination
Author(s): 
Sean Blenkinsop, Bob Jickling, Marcus Morse
Keywords: Wild pedagogies, Outdoor education, Environmental education, Imagination, lyric philosophy, Jan Zwicky
Abstract: This chapter aims, first, to provide a brief introduction to ideas that are central to the heuristic called wild pedagogies [Jickling et al (eds.) (2018) Wild pedagogies: touchstones for re-negotiating education and the environment in the Anthropocene. Palgrave Macmillan]. We frame some of the background influences...
Publication Link