Editor: Sana Waseem Please feel free to contact Sana regarding our Focus Newsletter. swaseem.edu@gmail.com

Our Focus Newsletter is published by the Social Studies Council, and is designed to keep our members up to date with Social Studies education in Alberta.

Online Editions

Fall 2019 Focus Newsletter (Vol 48 No. 1)

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Topics include:  *President's Message
 * Letter From the Editor (Congrats Sana)
 * Activism and Art: Social Justice Education Through Street Art
 * To the Election and Beyond!
 * Are You Smarter than a Twelfth Grader?
 * Regional Updates
 * New Executive Members

 

 

Past Editions

 Spring 2019 Focus Newsletter (Vol 47 No.1)

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  Topics include:
 
* President and Past President Messages
 * Final message from outgoing editor David Scott
 * Conference 2018 Highlights
 * Regional Updates
 * The World Remembers
 *Alberta Education Update on Curriculum Redesign
 *The Constitution Express and Wizards: New Elections Canada Resources

 Fall 2018 Focus Newsletter (Vol 46. No.1)

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  Topics include:
 * President's Message
 * Message From the President Elect
 * From the Editor
 * Regional Updates
 * The World Remembers
 * Alberta Education Update on Curriculum Redesign
 * Publishing Under the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA)

 

November 2017 Focus Newsletter (Vol 45. No.1)

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  Topics include:
 * Do You Need More Social Studies in Your Life? Get Involved at the Regional Level! 
 * Wealth of Resources for Social Studies Educators 
 * An Update on the Curriculum Renewal Process, from Alberta Education 
 * A Conversation with Lindsay Gibson on the Curriculum Renewal Process 

 

 

 

Mar. 2017 Focus Newsletter (Vol 44. No. 2) (Click on the Newsletter image below to view)

 

 Topics include:

* President's Message * Editor's Note * Social Studies Council Awards * Teaching For Diversity * Exploring Possibilities For The Flipped Classroom

 

Mar. 2016 Focus Newsletter (Vol 43. No. 4) (Click on the Newsletter image below to view)

 Topics include:

* President's Message * Editor's Note * Alberta Social Studies Council Conference 2016 Update * Social Studies Survey * Quilts of Reconciliation * Navigating Two Curriculum Worlds as a Preservice Teacher * Interview: Dwayne Donald

Oct. 2015 Focus Newsletter (Vol 43. No. 3) (Click on the Newsletter image below to view)  Topics include: * President's Message * Contribute to One World in Dialogue * From the Editor * In Memory of Glyn Hughes * LearnAlberta.ca: A Wealth of Resources for Social Studies Educators * Teaching Diversity in the K–12 Social Studies Classroom: A Conversation with Carla Peck

 

May 2015 Focus Newsletter (Vol 43. No. 2) (Click on the Newsletter image below to view)    Topics include:  *Robert Thirsk High School Grade 10 Social Action Project  *Fostering Collaboration Through the Centre for Global   Education  *Galileo Educational Network Collaborates with the CBE  *The Changing Landscape of Assessment in Alberta:  An Interview with Kent den Heyer  *URLs of Interest



Dec. 2014 Focus Newsletter (Vol. 43 No. 1)
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    Topics include:

    *Forum for Young Canadians
     *2014 Conference Wrap Up
     *Regional Reports
     *Alberta Teachers on a Summer Study Tour
     *Governor-General's History Award
     *Social Studies Resources