29 min

The Breakdown - Episode 3.18 - Dr. Carla Peck and the Curriculum (Part 2‪)‬ The Breakdown With Nate Pike

    • Politics

Plagiarism! Editing on the fly! All this and so much more!

Since the provincial government release their new “curriculum”, there’s been no shortage of outcry, frustration and condemnation, particularly in regards to the social studies “curriculum”.

One of the UCP’s campaign promises was to “throw the NDP curriculum in the shredder” and come up with their own, but what they have produced, particularly the Social Studies curriculum has created a lot of anger and concern.

To try and figure out how things got as bad as they are, we sat down with Dr. Carla Peck, Professor of Social Studies Education in the Department of Elementary Education at the University of Alberta.

This episode turned into a pretty deep dive on Curriculum development, so we’re breaking it up into three parts, this is Part 2.

As always, if you appreciate the kind of content that we’re trying to produce here at The Breakdown, please consider signing up as a monthly supporter at our patreon site at www.patreon.com/thebreakdownab, and if you’re listening to the audio version of our podcast, please consider leaving us a review and a rating and don’t forget to like and follow us on facebook, twitter and instagram all at @thebreakdownab.

Plagiarism! Editing on the fly! All this and so much more!

Since the provincial government release their new “curriculum”, there’s been no shortage of outcry, frustration and condemnation, particularly in regards to the social studies “curriculum”.

One of the UCP’s campaign promises was to “throw the NDP curriculum in the shredder” and come up with their own, but what they have produced, particularly the Social Studies curriculum has created a lot of anger and concern.

To try and figure out how things got as bad as they are, we sat down with Dr. Carla Peck, Professor of Social Studies Education in the Department of Elementary Education at the University of Alberta.

This episode turned into a pretty deep dive on Curriculum development, so we’re breaking it up into three parts, this is Part 2.

As always, if you appreciate the kind of content that we’re trying to produce here at The Breakdown, please consider signing up as a monthly supporter at our patreon site at www.patreon.com/thebreakdownab, and if you’re listening to the audio version of our podcast, please consider leaving us a review and a rating and don’t forget to like and follow us on facebook, twitter and instagram all at @thebreakdownab.

29 min