Savages, Servants and Scenery

In honour of Black History Month, I’d like to draw your attention to a unit one of our members developed: Savages, Servants, and Scenery: Africa and Africans, According to Hollywood. This film studies unit will examine the treatment of Africa in Film by Hollywood. Five classic Hollywood films are screened and critically examined. Students will […]

WISE – A Radical Alternative to SAGE

MESJ is very excited to present our second annual WISE conference. WISE will occur on Friday, October 23rd, 2015 during the province-wide SAGE day. All teachers, student teacher candidates, educational assistants, and any other educators are welcome to attend. We took your feedback on last year’s wise and are excited to feature two workshops on […]

Mythbusting the Genetic Basis of Racism

Racism has become a hot topic issue in Winnipeg with the release of the Maclean’s article in January. As educators, MESJ feels we have an important role in helping our students learn the facts and see the truth behind all the rhetoric and stereotypes that float around in our media and local culture. On February 11th, we […]