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Don’t gamble with your child’s future: stuff your Christmas stockings responsibly

Experts warn against giving children lottery tickets as gifts

Published: 12 Dec 2014

Punishing kids for lying just doesn’t work

Children more likely to tell the truth either to please an adult or because they believe it is the right thing to do
 

If you want your child to tell the truth, it’s best not to threaten to punish them if they lie. That’s what researchers discovered through a simple experiment involving 372 children between the ages of 4 and 8.

How the experiment was done

Published: 12 Dec 2014

Education’s library space reimagined

Education’s library space reimagined

Published: 4 Dec 2014

NEW: Free cloud storage for students via Microsoft OneDrive

Have you been wishing for more file storage space? Based on feedback from the IT Services 2014 student survey, you’re not alone.

Well, you’ll be happy to receive this early holiday gift from IT Services.

Published: 1 Dec 2014

Rise in self-harm hospitalizations over past five years: Dr. Heath responds

Dr. Nancy Heath of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology with McGill's Faculty of Education was recently interviewed by CTV National News about self-harm cases in Canada. Dr. Heath was asked to comment on a recent report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) that found a rise in incidents of intentional self-harm related hospitalizations over the past five years.

Published: 20 Nov 2014

Faculty of Education's Masters & Doctoral Graduates, Fall 2014

The Faculty of Education of McGill University would like to extend our formal congratulations to all 2014 Fall graduates. The following students completed their Masters or Doctoral programs within the Faculty of Education and were honoured at McGill’s convocation ceremony of October 29, 2014:

Published: 17 Nov 2014

New Scholarships, Fellowships Exalt Arts Education

The P. Lantz Scholarships and Fellowships for Excellence in Education and the Arts are two new opportunities within the Faculty of Education for students in the field of arts education. These endowments are a reflection of donor Pauline Lantz’s (M.Ed 1975) strong belief in the import of arts and music education to the formation of the individual and the community at large.

Published: 29 Oct 2014

Congrats to ECP's Award Recipients!

Join the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology in congratulating the 2013-2014 ECP recipients of the Judy A. Bryant Memorial Award and the Judy Fish Award in Inclusive Education.

Judy A. Bryant Memorial Award:

Xueran Han, M.Ed. in Educational Psychology, General Educational Psychology Project concentration

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Published: 10 Oct 2014

Education Engages with the Community

While the Faculty of Education’s Community Engagement Day is now behind us, many of the organizations that came to meet students in our lobby on September 22nd are still seeking volunteers:

Published: 6 Oct 2014

ECP's Professor Steven Shaw Interviewed on CJAD 800

The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Steven Shaw discusses easing children back to school on the Andrew Carter Morning Show, CJAD 800. Listen here!

Published: 3 Oct 2014

Professor Derevensky Appointed a Member MELS Advisory Board on English Education

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was recently appointed as a member of the Advisory Board on English Education under the Ministre de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport.

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Published: 25 Sep 2014

ECP's Professor Muis Interviewed on CTV News

Dr. Krista Muis, Associate Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed on CTV News on using the new active learning technique in the classroom, using technology.

Watch the full interview on CTV News.

Published: 8 Sep 2014

ECP's Prof. Muis in Globe and Mail

Dr. Krista Muis, Associate Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Learning Science Program was recently interviewed in the Globe and Mail about active learning, as opposed to the the traditional approach in classrooms.

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Published: 21 Aug 2014

ECP Welcomes Professors Eve-Marie Quintin and Marina Milyavskaya

Dr. Eve-Marie Quintin will be joining the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology in August 2014 as an Assistant Professor in School/Applied Child Psychology. Dr. Quintin holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from the Université du Québec à Montréal. She worked as Postdoctoral Researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Psychology, and is a registered psychologist and neuropsychologist through the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec.

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Published: 6 Aug 2014

ECP's Professor Burack Interviewed in the Canadian Jewish News

Dr. Jacob Burack, Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently interviewed in Canadian Jewish News for his research in the development of attention and cognition among typically developing children, persons with autism, and persons with specific syndromes associated with intellectual disabilities.

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Published: 4 Jun 2014

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