Attention Education alumni! Are you currently teaching in an Alberta K-12 classroom? If so, you’re eligible to enter our Applause for Teachers contest, a small gesture of appreciation for all you do!
We asked Faculty of Education alumna and mentor teacher Amanda Pilipchuk (‘10 BEd, ‘16 MEd) to reflect on her teaching journey and offer advice to the next generation of educators.
What is your current teaching position?
Since 2010, I’ve taught at Archbishop Jordan Catholic High School within the Elk Island Catholic School Division. I have taught Grades 9 to 12 in a variety of courses, including foods, outdoor education and zoology. However, the main subject area I have taught throughout the entirety of my career is biology.
And the winners are...
Here are the names of all three winners of our Teachers—Everyday Heroes Contest, which was open to all Education alumni working in Alberta K-12 classrooms, in recognition of the tremendous resilience, adaptation and creativity teachers have shown during the pandemic.
We had a wonderful response to our recent Teacher's Contest with over 1800 entries. The following prizes have been awarded:
Christina Boisvert - First Prize $125.00 Gift Certificate from Audreys Books + Swag Package
Kari Odegard - Second Prize $75.00 Gift Certificate from Audreys Books
Christel Hennig - Third Prize $50.00 Gift Certificate from Audreys Books
As the pandemic wears on, social distancing, self-isolation and other public health measures intended to stop the spread of COVID-19 are affecting everyone. We asked Education alumni how they’re maintaining a positive outlook and finding joy during these challenging times.
The University of Alberta Faculty of Education has been a springboard for all kinds of amazing career trajectories and lifelong learning opportunities. We asked alumni to share stories of the varied paths their lives have taken after graduation.
We asked UAlberta Education alumni where in the world their educational credentials took them. Quite a few of them had globetrotting stories to tell...
How do you engage and motivate your students?
This issue of illuminate looks at the ways the meaning and importance importance of engagement in education and research. We asked some of our alumni how they engage and motivate students.
This issue of illuminate looks at issues around mental health and wellness, for students, teachers and school communities. We asked some of our alumni why it’s important for educators to practice self-care and to share some of their favourite ways to de-stress.
In this edition of Class Notes, Sarah Tiamiyu (BEd ‘02) tells how her education degree and a graduation gift of luggage started her on a teaching adventure that took her to some unexpected places.
What do Alaska, Vatican City, Montego Bay, and Washington D.C. all have in common? If your answer is opportunities to travel the world with a bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Alberta then you guessed right!