Engaging ideas, transforming minds
Engaging ideas, transforming minds
Canadian Scholars’ Press
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In this edited collection, respected professor and scholar, Allyson Jule brings together leading scholars to discuss the evolution of student diversity in contemporary Canadian classrooms. This book explores a wide range of student complexities, including matters such as as mental health, Indigenous education, queer education, youth radicalization and extremism, disability, religious practice, ESL, and refugee student support. This book equips teachers with the foundation needed to build a classroom that unpacks the social fabric of individual student and classroom populations from a place of deep understanding and compassion.

Using a student-centered methodology, readers learn how to navigate difficult situations in the classroom with empathy and consider the distinct lived experiences that inform students’ actions in school. Encouraging critical reflection and a deeper understanding of diversity, this insightful and applicable resource is ideal for students in teacher education programs and for practicing educators across Canada.

FEATURES

  • situates international topics in education, including race, gender, and culture, in a Canadian context
  • lists critical thinking questions and ‘Tips for Teachers to Consider’ within each chapter
  • utilizes both theoretical and research-based approaches to offer a balanced examination of the modern challenges teachers face


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Allyson Jule

Allyson Jule is both a Professor in the School of Education and the Co-director of the Gender Studies Institute at Trinity Western University. Her areas of interest include gender and education and the sociology of education. Dr. Jule is on the editorial board of Gender and Education and Women and Language Journal. She is the recipient of several awards, including Trinity Western University’s Davis Distinguished Teaching Award (2011) and was named one of Canada’s top 10 professors of 2016.


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