Beyond the blog

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Upcoming - The rise and fall (?) of militancy in the BC Teachers' Federation. Canadian Association of Work and Labour Studies (CAWLS) Conference 2015.

Standardized testing and privatization of public ed. Radio interview, Media Mornings. 2015.

Why I'm on the Picket Line. Our Times (online only). Summer 2014.

Why Class Size Matters. Profile in HEU Guardian, page 15. Summer 2014.

Government Makes Mockery of Student Assessment. Op-ed in the Victoria Times Colonist. June 27 2014.

The ABCs of the Teachers' Fight. Rankandfile.ca (also published on Rabble.ca). May 23 2014.

Outdoor Kindergarten a Benefit for Every Child. Op-ed in the Victoria Times Colonist. November 30 2013.

21st Century Learning Inc. Our Schools, Our Selves. Winter 2013.


IN PRINT & ONLINE

BC Education Plan Linked to Private Corporations. The Tyee. Written by Katie Hyslop. Interview about the corporate influence behind the BC education plan. October 5, 2012.

Crowded House. Focus Online. Written by Aaron Madden. Interview about class size and the provincial election. September 2012.

The Privatization of Public Education. Our Times. February/March 2012.

From the bargaining table. Teacher Newsmagazine. 2011.

Privatizing of Public Education: Only in America, or coming to a school near you?. Teacher Newsmagazine. 2011.

Why I think the wage freeze is indefensible. Teacher Newsmagazine. 2011.

Bargaining 2011: Charting a new course. Teacher Newsmagazine. With Jody Polukoshko. 2011.

Video game creation as a learning experience for teachers and students. Also Recognizing new literacies: Teachers and Students Negotiating the Creation of Video Games in School. Research study of my Information Technology classroom. Study conducted by and papers written by Leanna Madill and Kathy Sanford. 2007.

Using a Web site to publish course information. Teacher Newsmagazine. 2006.

Design User Centred Web Applications. E-Business Advisor. With Harris Kravatz and Christian Pantel. 1999.

Access and Affordability to Canada's Information Superhighway. Telecommunities 1995.

Universal Access to Electronic Communications Systems in Canada. Master's Thesis. 1994.

VIDEO

Presentation on panel discussion for United for Public Education (UPE)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaSsDxLs924

Discussion of public education issues on "Face to Face"
http://www.vimeo.com/19593458

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Locals for local bargaining, with Jody Polukoshko. Pacific Northwest Labour History Association. June 18, 2011.

Possibilities within, resistances beyond the classroom borders: Meaningful learning through video game creation. Symposium Panel presented with Kathy Sanford, Tara Ehrcke, Patrick Schreck, Rebecca Ticknor, & Michelle Spencer. CSSE – CATE, University of British Columbia, June 2008.

What Do Video Games Have to Do With Literacy? Presented with Tara Ehrcke, Kathy Sanford, & Patrick Schreck. Computer Using Educators of BC Conference. Maple Ridge, October 2007.