Arts, Education, and Social Sciences
Last But Not Least
A Guide to Proofreading Text
This handy guide is a combination primer and workbook to teach you the specific skills you need to find grammar gremlins, typos, and other slips that mar your copy and compromise communication.
Truth and Reconciliation Through Education
Stories of Decolonizing Practices
Yvonne Poitras Pratt, Sulyn BodnareskoHow educators can respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action
Education Law for Teachers and School Administrators
Jerome G. DelaneyUnderstand the most common legal issues that confront K–12 teachers and administrators in Canada.
Diversity, Culture and Counselling, 3rd Ed.
A Canadian Perspective
M. Honoré France, María del Carmen Rodríguez, Geoffrey G. HettA Canadian approach to multicultural counselling.
Introduction to Early Childhood Education and Care
An Intercultural Perspective
Carole Massing, Mary Lynne Matheson
Ensure children of all backgrounds can thrive with an intercultural approach to early childhood education.
Collaborative Creativity Idea Book for Educators
Activities, Tactics and Strategies for Building a Collaborative Culture of Creativity
Robert Kelly, Stephanie Bartlett, Keith Christensen, Erin Quinn, Carla-Jayne Samuelson
The Idea Book, a companion workbook to the Collaborative Creativity textbook, gives educators and facilitators hands-on activities, tactics, and strategies to develop a culture of collaborative creativity in educational or professional environments.
The Educational Assistant’s Guide to Supporting Inclusion in a Diverse Society
Carole Massing, Bonnie Anderson, Carol Anderson
In this practical guide, three long-time educators provide a framework for educational assistants to support inclusion in the classroom.
Educating for Creative Development, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Collaborative creativity in education: from theory to practice
Pourin’ Down Rain
A Black Woman Claims Her Place in the Canadian West
The 30th anniversary edition of Cheryl Foggo’s landmark work about growing up Black on the Canadian prairies.
The Intellectual Property Guide
IP Literacy and Strategy Basics for Supporting Innovation
Myra Tawfik, Karima Bawa
Myra Tawfik and Karima Bawa show how organizations can protect and leverage their IP to advance their objectives while avoiding common pitfalls.
Detention Reviews in Canada
A Practical Handbook on Law, Procedure, and Practice for Lawyers, Immigration Consultants, and Law Students
This one-stop resource for detention reviews presents a comprehensive overview of the process administered by the Immigration Division, a branch of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.
Writing Essays that Make the Grade
Writing instructor Laura Swart gives you the tools to unlock your potential as a writer and create essays that will stand out from the rest of your class. Stop boring your profs with dull papers and get better grades!
Learn to Love Your Screenplay Again
Learn how to craft a compelling story, deploy advanced techniques used by professional screenwriters, and harness your unique voice to give your screenplay real substance.
Thanks for Chucking That at the Wall Instead of Me
Teaching At-Risk Children and Youth
When Monica Nawrocki moved from a regular classroom to the Regional Support Centre in Selkirk, Manitoba, she worked every day with a population of students who had been labeled “bad.” She thought she was simply going to learn new skills as an educator, but what she experienced went far beyond that.
Cut It Out
10 Simple Steps for Tight Writing and Better Sentences
If your writing needs a pick-me-up, here’s a triple espresso.
Elements of Indigenous Style
A Guide for Writing By and About Indigenous Peoples
This book offers Indigenous writers and editors—and everyone creating works about Indigenous Peoples—the first published guide to common questions and issues of style and process.
Bridging the Divide Between Theory and Practice
Jerome G. Delaney
Jerome Delaney, a professor of educational administration and former high school principal, answers the big questions about education policy in this handy primer for students.
Haida Eagle Treasures
Traditional Stories and Memories from a Teacher of the Tsath Lanas Clan
Take a journey into the heart of Haida culture as it is lived and experienced by an extraordinary woman of the Tsath Lanas Eagle Clan.
A River in the Life of the City
Experience the life of a city through the story of a river. In this revised and updated edition, John Gilpin delivers the definitive history of the Elbow River and the vital role it played and continues to play in the lives of Calgarians.
The Global Education Race
Taking the Measure of PISA and International Testing
Sam Sellar, Greg Thompson, David Rutkowski
A global education race now pits countries, regions and school systems against one another. But are we all running in the right direction?
The Complete Canadian Book Editor
The essential resource for aspiring and professional editors. Whether you are a student of the craft or a working editor, you need this book.
Transforming Education through Design Thinking, Innovation, and Invention
This resource provides educators with the latest research in the field of creative development in education, along with tactics and strategies on how to effectively integrate creativity within general education practice.
Tools for Teaching Social Studies
A How-to Handbook of Useful Ideas and Practical Solutions
Jim Parsons, Mariah Schroder
Tools for Teaching delivers a wealth of practical, immediately useful ideas for the classroom—all grounded in solid educational philosophy.
Immigrant and Refugee Students in Canada
Courtney Anne Brewer, Michael McCabe
A thorough and wide-ranging analysis of the issues different immigrant and refugee groups face in navigating the Canadian education system at the preschool, elementary, secondary and post-secondary levels.
Ten Strategies for Building Community with Technology
A Handbook for Instructional Designers and Program Developers
Bernie Potvin, Nicki Rehn, David Peat
This book gives you all the background, tactics, examples and advice you need to design successful learning communities with technology.
Wisdom & Metaphor
In the foreword to Wisdom & Metaphor, Jan Zwicky describes how “those who think metaphorically are enabled to think truly, because the shape of their thinking echoes the shape of the world.”
Philosophy of Education
William Hare, John P. Portelli
Revised and updated with 25 new essays, the fourth edition of this bestselling collection brings together more than 30 leaders in the field of educational theory.
Engaging in Action Research
A Practical Guide to Teacher-Conducted Research for Educators and School Leaders
Jim Parsons, Kurtis Hewson, Lorna Adrian, Nicole Day
From creating a research plan to reporting findings, this book provides step-by-step instructions to help teachers conduct research projects in the classroom, using strategies that work.
Educating for Creativity
A Global Conversation
Take a journey with educator and artist Robert Kelly to the most innovative schools on the planet to witness creative practice in action. Through stories and real-life examples, discover the techniques of global leaders in creativity and design thinking.
Synergy, Healing, and Empowerment
Insights from Cultural Diversity
Richard Katz, Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu
Drawing upon the diverse cultural experiences of Aboriginal groups in North America and around the world, this groundbreaking collection explores alternatives in the areas of counseling, education, and community health and development.
Exploring the Math and Art Connection
Teaching and Learning Between the Lines
Daniel H. Jarvis, Irene Naested
Through innovative teaching strategies and more than 100 rich learning experiences, Jarvis and Naested give teachers a wealth of engaging tools to explore the math/art connection with students.
Follow the Money
Where is Alberta's Wealth Going?
Kevin Taft, Mel McMillan, Junaid Jahangir
Alberta’s most insightful political commentator is back with another essential book. Kevin Taft, together with economists Mel McMillan and Junaid Jahangir, follows the money to uncover why Alberta—one of the richest places on earth—still talks poor when it comes to public services.
Contemporary Studies in Canadian Curriculum
Principles, Portraits, & Practices
Darren Stanley, Kelly Young
This important new collection addresses the current state of curriculum studies in Canada. It is divided into three parts, focusing respectively on social identities, cultural perspectives, and Indigenous and environmental perspectives.
Creative Arts in Research for Community and Cultural Change
Cheryl L. McLean, Robert Kelly
These illustrative articles describe the creative arts in research and practice within neighbourhoods, villages, and cities for community and cultural change.
In this ground-breaking study on the nature of philosophy, Jan Zwicky demonstrates how much of potential philosophical significance is lost if our notion of meaningful language is constrained by narrow concepts of analytic rigour.
Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice
Inquiries for Hope and Change
Cheryl L. McLean, Robert Kelly
In this collection of creative research in action, leading academics, health researchers, physicians, educators, environmentalists, and artists share how they’re using the creative arts in cutting-edge research and in methodologies for health, hope, and change.
Diversity and Aging Among Immigrant Seniors in Canada
Changing Faces and Greying Temples
Douglas Durst, Michael MacLean
Most immigrant research addresses the issues of integration and adjustment of young and adult immigrants with little work on aging. Diversity and Aging Among Immigrant Seniors in Canada breaks from this tradition by offering an eclectic collection of original research from many of Canada's leading researchers on aging and immigrants.
Canadian Educational Leadership
Thomas G. Ryan
This text addresses Canadian education from a provincial and regional focus. The perspectives presented in this text are both timely and current, and the authors have made a concerted effort to include the voices of writers from across Canada who are themselves education leaders of considerable integrity and resourcefulness.
Early Childhood Curricula
Luigi Iannacci, Pam Whitty
Pan-Canadian research from scholars grounded in reconceptualist curriculum theorizing is presented, drawing from sociocultural, feminist, critical, postmodern, and decolonizing understandings about early childhood, education, and care.
Creative Expression, Creative Education
Creativity as a Primary Rationale for Education
Robert Kelly, Carl Leggo
Creative Expression, Creative Education is based on the premise that creativity should be a primary rationale for education. This collection of essays highlights the experiences of a wide community of creative producers who represent the energy of creative expression and creative education.
Legal Dimensions of Education
Implications for Teachers and School Administrators
Jerome G. Delaney
Author and education professor Jerome G. Delaney tackles some thorny questions and provides educators with a comprehensive overview of the legal topics they may face in their day-to-day jobs.
New Perspectives on Anti-Racist Education
Recognizing that racism and other forms of oppression continue to evolve and adapt, it is crucial that our strategies for resistance are equally dynamic and proactive. Leeno Karumanchery has brought together some of critical theory's most powerful voices to explore this vital strand of the anti-racist tapestry.
Once Upon A Crime
Using Stories, Simulations, and Mock Trials to Explore Justice and Citizenship in Elementary School
Wanda Cassidy, Ruth Yates
The storybook mock trials and conflict resolution activities introduced in this book provide an engaging and safe way for children to develop their understanding of fairness and justice and how these concepts relate to rules and law.
Children, Teachers and Schools in the History of British Columbia
Jean Barman, Mona Gleason
The second edition explores the myriad ways that education, broadly defined, molds each of us in profound and enduring ways.
Resting Lightly on Mother Earth
The Aboriginal Experience in Urban Educational Settings
Angela Ward, Rita Bouvier
The voices of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal participants are heard as they chronicle their survival in mainstream school systems.
Backyard Trampolining is the most comprehensive guide available for recreational trampolinists.