03-Nov-2015

In this newsletter:

  • International Dinner Menu Announced
  • Game Night!
  • Presentation by French Education Stakeholders
  • PowWow
  • The 4th Annual Canadian Symposium on Indigenous Teacher Education
  • Education In the News!
  • We Have a Winner! – Halloween Door Contest

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INTERNATIONAL DINNER MENU ANNOUNCED

The menu selected for the International Dinner and Silent Auction on 22-Nov-2015 has been announced!  You can check out all the wonderful selections here.

Tickets ($30/each) are limited, so you are encouraged arrange for tickets as soon as possible.  For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Carolyn Francis.

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GAME NIGHT!

Games Night will held this coming Friday, 06-Nov-2015, in the Faculty Lounge of Main Building at 6:00pm.  Everyone is welcome — faculty, staff, students, partners, friends!  This week will feature both poker and board games, and Ashley will be providing lessons in the fine art of poker for those not familiar with game!  Some snacks will be provided.  Please come join the fun!

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PRESENTATION BY FRENCH EDUCATION STAKEHOLDERS

The BEd Committee would like to thank everyone for the excellent turn-out for the English Language School board presentation recently.

Meetings are at 9:15am and 10:00am with the French section of the Department of Education and the French Language School Board on 17-Nov-2015 in Memorial 308.

The Department of Education presentation to us that had been scheduled for 11:00am has been postponed by the Department and will be re-scheduled at a later time.

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POWWOW

Connecting Aboriginal Cultures Week took place last week at the University, with the annual PowWow held on 30-Oct-2015.  We were pleased that so many faculty and staff from Education were able to attend.

Ashley and Fiona enjoy the singing, dancing and drumming at the annual PowWow

Ashley and Fiona enjoy the singing, dancing and drumming at the annual PowWow

Fiona and Ron take in the PowWow activities

Fiona and Ron take in the PowWow activities

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THE 4TH ANNUAL CANADIAN SYMPOSIUM ON INDIGENOUS TEACHER EDUCATION

The 4th Annual Canadian Symposium on Indigenous Teacher Education, “Moving Towards Reconciliation in Teacher Education”, will be held April 6-8, 2016 at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton.  Early registration will begin 01-Jan-2016.  Information on the symposium can be found in the attached notice.

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EDUCATION IN THE NEWS

Carolyn Thorne‘s presentation on gender diversity during the PEI Teachers conference was featured in The Guardian on 28-Oct-2015.  You can check out the article here!

The Atlantic recently noted the research of Bonnie Stewart in an article on how Twitter has changed since 2014.  You can read “The Decay of Twitter” here.

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WE HAVE A WINNER!  — HALLOWEEN DOOR CONTEST!

Congratulations to Ashley, whose interactive Door to the Dungeon of Despair won our Halloween door decorating contest!  Ashley was the recipient of a Starbucks gift card for her creativity.  If you haven’t yet checked out her door, stop by the 3rd floor of Memorial for some scary surprises 🙂

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