As an educator in Canada, whose homeland has been inhabited by Indigenous peoples long before me, I have the opportunity and responsibility to teach this history to my students.
The tides are turning in how education can involve essential skills for growth, as well as inclusive and diverse examples that reflect students’ lives.
Students often display a morbid curiosity that I feel I cannot ignore, but can I lean into it? Can I use this fascination in a way that engages students, but also humanizes them?
Students with physical disabilities need inclusive and specialized financial literacy training to prepare them to reach financial stability in adulthood.
We may believe we are creating inclusive, “multicultural” teaching environments, all while being completely unaware of the systemic racism that still impacts our students.
The first steps a student takes after graduation are as critical as graduating itself. While some students have a clearly defined plan and purpose, many others do not.
There have been no outright wars between the world’s major powers since WWI. It’s this fact that causes some to say the UN Security Council has successfully served its purpose.
Given the United Nations mandate to maintain international peace and security, the question of the relevance of peacekeeping missions seems ironic.