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A student does work in Cremona on Monday, March 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Laundry list of facts’: Alberta teachers group revives school curriculum criticism

EDMONTON — The Alberta Teachers’ Association is inviting the minister of education…

 

A student does work in Cremona, Alta., on Monday, March 23, 2020, amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. A group representing Alberta teachers has released a review of the government's proposed kindergarten to Grade 6 curriculum that is rekindling fierce opposition to the plan.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Laundry list of facts’: Alberta teachers group revives school curriculum criticism

‘Laundry list of facts’: Alberta teachers group revives school curriculum criticism

 

Dharmesh Goradia, and his daughter Vidhi and wife Chaitali, at the 2017 festival for the Godess Durga, held at the Golden Circle. Goradia, a board member with the Hindu Culture Society of Central Alberta, says Hinduism is not included in the Grade 2 draft curriculum. (Photo contributed)

Draft curriculum misses the mark for central Alberta Hindu society

Meeting scheduled with Alberta Education officials

 

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange says all kindergarten to Grade 12 students, other than some in northern Alberta, can return to schools following the May long weekend. (Photo from Government of Alberta)

ATA asks LaGrange for consultation, minister’s office says teachers part of curriculum development

The Alberta Teachers’ Association continues to call on cooperation from the Alberta…

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange says all kindergarten to Grade 12 students, other than some in northern Alberta, can return to schools following the May long weekend. (Photo from Government of Alberta)
Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools has decided its schools will not pilot the new draft curriculum for kindergarten to Grade 6 students in the fall. (Photo contributed)
Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools has decided its schools will not pilot the new draft curriculum for kindergarten to Grade 6 students in the fall. (Photo contributed)
Red Deer Public Schools will not pilot the new draft curriculum at its elementary schools. (File photo contributed by Red Deer Public Schools)

UPDATED: Red Deer Public Schools says no to piloting new curriculum

Alberta Teachers’ Association support school boards

Red Deer Public Schools will not pilot the new draft curriculum at its elementary schools. (File photo contributed by Red Deer Public Schools)
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Wolf Creek Public Schools will not participate in curriculum pilot

Central Alberta school jurisdiction joins others across Alberta

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The Alberta Teachers’ Association has surveyed teachers about the new draft kindergarten to Grade 6 curriculum. (File photo by Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
The Alberta Teachers’ Association has surveyed teachers about the new draft kindergarten to Grade 6 curriculum. (File photo by Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
On March 29, Alberta Education released a new draft curriculum for kindergarten to Grade 6. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Parents unite against curriculum draft for elementary students

Albertans Against New Curriculum Draft on Facebook attracts members

On March 29, Alberta Education released a new draft curriculum for kindergarten to Grade 6. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Musician Mart Kenney is shown in this January 1933 archival photo. Alberta jazz musicians and teachers are dropping their chops at the inclusion of a tune by Premier Jason Kenney’s grandfather in the province’s proposed Grade 6 education curriculum. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - City of Vancouver Archives, Stuart Thomson

Alberta school curriculum out of tune with song by premier’s grandfather: musicians

Curriculum’s two main references to jazz are Mart Kenney and Miller

Musician Mart Kenney is shown in this January 1933 archival photo. Alberta jazz musicians and teachers are dropping their chops at the inclusion of a tune by Premier Jason Kenney’s grandfather in the province’s proposed Grade 6 education curriculum. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - City of Vancouver Archives, Stuart Thomson
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Adriana LaGrange, minister of education, after she is sworn into office in Edmonton on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Alberta’s proposed school curriculum is coming under fire for aiming to teach young students too much with too complex details. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta social studies plan raises questions on history, religion, First Nations

Alberta social studies plan raises questions on history, religion, First Nations

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Adriana LaGrange, minister of education, after she is sworn into office in Edmonton on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Alberta’s proposed school curriculum is coming under fire for aiming to teach young students too much with too complex details. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange released the updated draft of Alberta’s kindergarten to Grade 6 curriculum on Monday. (File photo)

Alberta plan for new K-6 school curriculum focuses on basics, practical skills

Draft curriculum criticized by NDP for lack of Indigenous content

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange released the updated draft of Alberta’s kindergarten to Grade 6 curriculum on Monday. (File photo)
Alberta’s education minister calls Kenney deceitful on school curriculum review

Alberta’s education minister calls Kenney deceitful on school curriculum review

EDMONTON — Alberta’s education minister says Opposition Leader Jason Kenney is being…

Alberta’s education minister calls Kenney deceitful on school curriculum review