RESEARCH INFORMED PRACTICE
Our Aurora Academic Charter School teaching and learning team is actively engaged in research and evidence to inform policy and practice. We publish our school-based and collaborative action research projects on our school website to allow for sharing, dissemination, and use of our research with colleagues and stakeholders from local to international. Our research is focused on improving student learning success and achievement as engaged thinkers and ethical citizens with an entrepreneurial spirit.
Our research partners include the University of Alberta, Simon Fraser University, the University of Calgary, Alberta Education, Alberta Teachers’ Association, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC),and numerous school divisions and universities/faculties.
As a collaborative and generative teaching and learning community we appreciate your engagement with our research-informed and evidence-based learning team and stakeholders.
Our research publications and scholarly presentations are listed under Aurora School Research Publications starting with the most recent research and scholarly presentations. Do not hesitate to contact us for any further information or support.
UPCOMING ALBERTA RESEARCH NETWORK WEBINARS
Accelerating English Language Acquisition for Beginning English Language Learners in Junior High
February 4, 2020
3:15 - 4:15 pm
Dr. Suzie Bisson, Calgary Catholic School District
This webinar will focus on a study that investigated the impact and effectiveness of a program developed to better support the English language acquisition needs of beginning English Language Learners (ELLs) in junior high.
Engaging All Learners: Fostering Ethical, Reciprocal Relationships
March 3, 2020
3:15 - 4:15 pm
Heather Putio, Peace Wapiti School Division
Dr. David School, University of Calgary
This webinar will focus on a study that examined the extent to which Indigenous children and youth felt welcomed, cared for, respected, and safe within Peace Wapiti School Division and identified how Indigenous cultural traditions and practices can be better promoted in schools.