Nostalgia made a comeback under COVID-19. In the context of enforced lockdowns, there was an increase in nostalgic activities such as...
Beyhan Farhadi, a post-doctoral researcher in the Faculty of Education at York University, discusses the relationship between educational...
The Conversation Canada - Masks and other pandemic measures are necessary at school, but can make it harder to hear in classrooms
Masks, social distancing and increased ventilation are all necessary pandemic measures in classrooms, but they can make for a difficult listening and hearing environment for students and teachers. While this is true for students with hearing loss, the capacity for COVID-19 measures to affect all students’ ability to hear clearly should also be considered.
Many young students are facing problems getting back into the swing of school after the COVID-19 pandemic forced them to learn from home, where parents were nearby and rigid schedules were often replaced with loosely structured days.
According to Lisa Farley, a researcher and education professor at York University, the research team was interested in investigating how children are represented in classrooms and curriculum. This area of focus led them to research how teachers’ understanding of childhood might be affected by their own childhood memories.
Cristina Delgado Vintimilla is an assistant professor in early childhood education at York University. But you could just as easily call her a teaching radical. As the University’s first pedagogista – an Italian word denoting an educational leader with a pronounced pedagogical vision – Vintimilla dismantles the human-centric approach to education that has served as the golden standard since the 19th century, if not longer.
The Conversation Canada - Federal budget 2021: 7 actions to ensure Canada’s ‘child-care plan’ is about education
The 2021 federal budget promises new investments of up to $30 billion over five years and $8.3 billion per year after that to create a Canada-wide early learning and child-care plan. In response to this, Faculty of Education assistant professor Cristina Delgado Vintimilla along with other members of the Early Childhood Pedagogies Collaboratory, co-authored an article for the Conversation Canada outlining actions that the Federal government can take to build a sustainable and relevant early education system responsive to the concerns of the 21st century in response to the Federal Budget 2021.
A talk that explores the materiality of play in the context of early childhood education will be presented by York University's Faculty of Education on April 19 as part of its Disrupting Early Childhood Series.