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December 11, 2014
CBC Radio Interview with Dr. Sandra Mathison About Grading Report Cards

Sandra Mathison tells CBC Radio that good report cards actually don't work as motivation for students to get good grades. Listen to the interview to learn more!
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December 8, 2014
Dr. Sandra Mathison on Grading Report Cards

Whether it’s straight As or straight Cs, MERM professor Sandra Mathison says parents should ask plenty of questions about a student’s report card, and cautions against rewarding good grades.
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October 31, 2014
Movember’s Innovation Challenge Winners Announced

The Man/Art/Action project was one of 15 funded nationally by Movember ($150,000). The team is co-led by Tim Laidler, director of the Veterans Transition Network, and UBC professor Dr. Marvin Westwood (CNPS) with co researcher Dr. George Belliveau (LLED).
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October 27, 2014
MERM Professor Makes Top 10 Publications List

Dr. Bruno Zumbo, Measurement, Evaluation & Research Methodology (MERM) professor, is recognized in the recent list of top 100 authors in the social sciences.
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October 14, 2014
Dr. Alanaise Goodwill Featured on UBC News

Dr. Alanaise Goodwill says poverty, violence and a lack of resources are determinants for gang involvement.
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October 9, 2014
Dr. Schonert-Reichl On Upcoming ‘Be The Village’ Dalai Lama Event

Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl answers a few fun interview questions about social and emotional learning in anticipation of the upcoming Dalai Lama Vancouver event.
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September 10, 2014
Better schools through unschooling? via UBC News

Dr. Jennifer Vadeboncoeur explains what we can learn from a radical educational philosophy that does away with traditional schooling altogether.
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September 2, 2014
mECPS Spotlight on Zarina Giannone

ECPS M.A. student, Zarina Giannone, discusses her recent accomplishments and explains how she's managed to accomplish so much, in such a short amount of time.
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August 21, 2014
2014 HSS Research Dissemination Grant ECPS Awardees

Congratulations to ECPS faculty members, Alanaise Goodwill and Sterett Mercer on receiving 2014 HSS Research Dissemination Grants!
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August 20, 2014
Educators in Dadaab are “Engines of Change”

Educators in the in the Teacher Education Diploma Program in Dadaab, Kenya send their thanks to students at Westside Montessori Academy Summer Camp who made bookmarks to help them study.
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August 12, 2014
Youth Summer Camp Project Reaches Refugee Camp

Students at Westside Montessori Academy Summer Camp came together to make 87 laminated book marks for the educators the the Dadaab Refugee Camp.
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July 7, 2014
Dr. Norman Amundson Receives the NCDA Eminent Career Award

The National Career Development Association awarded Dr. Amundson with their highest honour: the Eminent Career Award!
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June 27, 2014
Dr. Jennifer Vadeboncoeur on ‘Academic Redshirting’ in Canadian Family

Dr. Vadeboncoeur discusses the 'Academic Redshirting' trend that parents are now facing that deals with greater academic pressures on their children at increasingly younger ages.
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June 5, 2014
Shelley Hymel, Recipient of the 2014 Jacqueline Farquhar Endowment for Children’s Mental Health

Congratulations to Professor Shelley Hymel for receiving the 2014 Jacqueline Farquhar Endowment for Children’s Mental Health!
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Congratulations to ECPS HSS Seed Grant 2014 Awardees!

Congratulations to the following Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education researchers for being awarded the 2014 HSS Seed Grants...
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