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 […]
We wanted to say thank you for your support of WISE 2015. It was a record breaking year for us with approximately 75 people in attendance. It’s heartwarming and inspiring to know we are not alone and that there are like-minded educators out there. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to working alongside you […]
MESJsalon #4 October 14th. Come join MESJ as we tour the Canadian Museum of Human Rights. Then join us back at Little Sisters (470 River Avenue) at around 8 PM to discuss, de-construct and examine ways to engage students critically with the museum’s exhibits. If you’ve already been and would just like to network with […]
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 […]
Thank you so much for your support and participation in WISE 2014. Due to the positive feedback we are already thinking ahead to next year’s plans! As a follow up to our first annual professional development workshops in sustainability and equality, please let us know if you need anything or if we can help you […]
“So valuable! So inspiring! I made connections to new material! I met new people! It was awesome!” “Thought provoking” “It reaffirmed that social justice should not take the backseat to curriculum and assessment.” “WISE made my brain hurt with how much it challenged me and made me think.” “I’ve been going to SAGE for 15 […]
This months’ meeting had been rescheduled to November 19th at 7:30 PM. The focus of the meeting will be Outreach and the Blog. Leave a message for location details.