Consultation (or not)! Ideology! (Dr. Carla Peck and the Curriculum - Part 3)
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 3.
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