In the Media: May 2021

January 31, 2021

Media and publications featuring the Faculty of Education faculty, staff, and students in May 2021. 

Informing the Future: The Leadership of Thinking (May 4, 2021)

Dr. Kris Magnusson, professor, is quoted. 

"Professor Kris Magnusson from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia discusses “career helping” and highlights the importance of harnessing perspective and emotion in everyday practice.

“The more deeply rooted our schema, the less likely we are to see alternative patterns or meanings." 

Machines can't 'personalize' education, only people can (May 17, 2021) 

Michael Maser, an SFU PhD candidate of education, writes an article. 

"In the past year, COVID-19 abruptly disrupted schooling, and forced the question of how much kindergarten to Grade 12 education should or will rely on online teaching in the near and distant future. Education has taken a decided technological turn in its massive adaptation to online learning. This is precipitating a critical debate in education right now, with a most uncertain future and much depending on its outcome."

Take Note(s): New e-reader helps give readers richer understanding of books (May 27, 2021) 

Dr. Joel Heng Hartse, Lecturer, is quoted 

Tech devices have changed the way we read, write, eat, engage, shop — the list goes on.

But, according to Dr. Joel Heng Hartse, a lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University, some things are still better done a more ‘old-school’ way.

B.C. teen makes it to finals of national literacy competition (May 27, 2021) 

Indiana Bateman, prospective SFU Education student, is featured.

A Langley teen has written a financial literacy course for elementary school kids and it’s gotten her to the finals of a national competition.

Eighteen-year-old Indiana Bateman, or Indie as she likes to be called, started her own greeting card business in Grade 5. Now she wants to teach younger kids what she learned.

Interview: North by Northwest with CBC's Sheryl MacKay (May 30, 2021) 

Dr. Celeste Snowber, professor is interviewed about her new book The Marrow of Longing, an exploration of Armenian heritage uncovering the universal themes of longing and belonging.