March 2020 will be a month that everyone throughout the world will remember due to the lasting implications from the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been a difficult time as everyone immediately transitioned into a ‘new normal’ of remote work, and at St. Mary’s University, remote learning. For an institution that prides itself on the closeness [...]
Tiffany Biensch St. Mary's University student Tiffany Biensch has been a prominent figure in many St. Mary's initiatives while also maintaining her studies, volunteer work and service to the community. Hear Tiffany's story, on how St. Mary's provided her a platform to continue her commitment to service and to the community while pursuing [...]
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On Tuesday, February 4, the St. Mary’s University Education Students’ Association welcomed back five St. Mary’s graduates as part of a panel Question and Answer session for second year Bachelor of Education (Elementary) students. The discussion provided current St. Mary’s B.Ed students the opportunity to discuss a wide array of topics with colleagues who are [...]
On behalf of all ten of us doing international practicums, I would like to share with you our experiences. All of us doing international practicums were in Taiwan, but we were spread as follows: three in Taipei City (St. Francis High School), five in New Taipei City (Tsz Shiou High School), and two in Taichung [...]
There is a lot of buzz around the discovery of a previously thought to be extinct insect. A team of researchers has discovered the world's largest bee in a remote part of Indonesia. CGTN's Greg Navarro had the chance to talk to one of the researchers. Click here to watch the video!
Charles Adler Interview Topic: Why Math Scores are Declining in Alberta … Hint, it’s not Teachers or the Curriculum Brief Description of discussion: Associate Professor, Cory Wright-Maley, was on Charles Adler Tonight speaking about Jason Kenney’s proposal to address Alberta students’ declining math scores on international benchmarks like PISA don’t make sense. Charles Adler was [...]
How could any teacher think these historical games were good ideas? The short answer: Teachers with no sense of perspective tried to make history personal and ended up reinforcing white supremacy in the name of “learning.” (Though it’s not always clear what race the instructors in these stories are: In 2015–16, 80 percent of teachers [...]