Featured Stories

UBC Girls’ Makeathon: Tech for Change
June 26, 2017

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, EDCP Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Paula MacDowell successfully hosted an extremely innovative UBC Girls’ Makeathon. This equity-oriented event was designed to foster maker and coding mindsets in high school girls by engaging them with diverse media & technologies, materials, mentorship, and hands-on design experiences. Teams were challenged to make an app related to an issue […] Read More

Spring 2017 issue of Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation
May 12, 2017

Co-editors Penney Clark (EDCP) and Mona Gleason (EDST) announce the publication of the Spring 2017 issue of Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation. This issue was guest-edited by Dr. Thomas Peace, an Assistant Professor at Huron University College in London, Ontario and Dr. Alison Norman, who works for the Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Relations […] Read More

M.Ed. in Home Economics Education (HEE4)
January 25, 2017

This M.Ed. in Home Economics Education with a focus on Human Ecology and Everyday Life is a unique graduate program, offered fully online, for teachers of home economics, human ecology, family studies, and family and consumer science. It will also be of interest to professionals involved in educational programs that focus on health and nutrition, […] Read More

New Chapbook by Karen Meyer
October 26, 2016

By a Thread is a chapbook. I wrote this collection in the last two years while studying and writing poetry with mentorship from poet and artist Andrea Dancer. My collaborative research and teaching in Dadaab Refugee Camp inspired much of the work. For me, writing poetry provoked inquiry into challenges this community in refuge faces. […] Read More

6th Math and Science Family Day
October 18, 2016

On a stormy Saturday, October 15, EDCP faculty members and students organized Sixth Family Math and Science Day. This event has become a great Faculty of Education tradition! Despite the weather the event was attended by more than 360 guests, including UBC President, Dr. Ono and his family. More than 80 volunteers (TCs, graduate students, […] Read More

Music, You, and Young Learners: An Interactive Workshop by Dr. Gouzouasis
August 29, 2016

Peter Gouzouasis, Professor in Music Education and Deputy Head of Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy shared a research based, hands-on workshop in early childhood music on July 15, 2016. The workshop entitled “Music, You, and Young Learners: An Interactive Workshop” was sponsored by the Institute for Early Childhood Education & Research (IECER) as part of […] Read More

Chamber Ensemble Music Performances by EDCP 312 Students
December 4, 2015

EDCP 312 (Instrumental Pedagogy: Secondary) students had 5 chamber ensemble music performances in Scarfe Building on November 26 from 9:00 to 9:45 am. These performances were part of the course requirements involving performance as pedagogical tool for teaching music. Group 1: South Central Jazz   watch video Group 2: Still in Progress   watch video Group 3: 2 Much Sax […] Read More

UBC Centennial Math for Parents and Kids Workshop
November 23, 2015

On Saturday, November 21, 2015, I was invited to lead a special workshop “Math for Parents and Teachers”. This event was a part of the celebrating UBC Centennial: https://cstudies.ubc.ca/courses/math-kids-parents-workshop/up893 and was open to the public. It went very well – with more than 100 people in attendance. For almost three hours they were actively engaged […] Read More