Entries by Carter Lovelace

Engaging the public in critical and justice-oriented global actions: Moving beyond child sponsorship

This research study constructs a critique of child sponsorship (CS), exploring alternative actions that ‘move beyond CS’ and are grounded in conceptualizations of justice, solidarity, ethical relationships, and global citizenship education. The research engages in interviews with academic researchers, directors and coordinators of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and independent consultants and global fund raising managers. Through […]

Building Capacity for STEM Education & Digital Literacy

The purpose of this grant was to build capacity around maker pedagogies, digital literacy skills and STEM learning. The study focussed on how small ‘maker’ workshops could assist and support pre-service teachers in developing dynamic STEM/Maker pedagogies with K-12 students in their internships. The study looked at how providing some experiences with a number of […]

Following their math: A study of TESM graduates

The purpose of this research study is to explore the experiences, outcomes and impact of the Teaching Elementary School Mathematics (TESM) certificate program on the teachers who completed (or will soon complete) the program. The research aims to understand how this TESM professional development experience influences K-8 teachers’ relationships with mathematics with/in the culture(s) of […]