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DISE's Jackie Armstrong on CJAD's Teen Talk

DISE postgraduate student and teacher at John Rennie High School Jackie Armstrong was featured on CJAD's Teen Talk with Dr. Laurie Betito on December 10th, 2014. An audioclip of the entire show is available on Dr. Betito's soundcloud page

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Published: 17 Dec 2014

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

Experts warn against giving children lottery tickets as gifts

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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

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Published: 12 Dec 2014

DISE's Ratna Ghosh to receive India's Hind Rattan Award

Dr. Ratna Ghosh, professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill, will receive the prestigious Hind Rattan Award from the Government of India on the eve of Republic Day.

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Published: 9 Dec 2014

Education’s library space reimagined

Education’s library space reimagined

Plans are underway to renovate and remodel a substantial area of the 1st Floor of the Faculty of Education’s flagship building at 3700 McTavish....

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

Randy Chevrier wins CFL’s Grey Cup, Tom Pate Memorial Award

Randy Chevrier (BEd ’99) wins CFL’s Grey Cup, Tom Pate Memorial Award

This past week was a memorable one for Calgary Stampeders long snapper Randy Chevrier (BEd ’99). Thursday, at the CFL’s annual awards presentation banquet, Chevrier’s sportsmanship and community involvement were recognized with his acceptance of the league’s Tom Pate Memorial Award....

Published: 1 Dec 2014

KPE's Patrick Delisle-Houde is Tribune's Athlete of the Week

KPE's Patrick Delisle-Houde is Tribune's Athlete of the Week

Redmen left wing Patrick Delisle-Houde was named the McGill Tribune Athlete of the Week in their edition of Wednesday, November 26. “Delisle-Houde racked up five points over the weekend and the Redmen pulled in two wins,” wrote the Tribune, “as they defeated the University of Toronto and Ryerson 4-1 each for the weekend sweep....

Published: 28 Nov 2014

DISE's Amélie Lemieux receives SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Award

Congratulations to McGill Department of Integrated Studies in Education PhD student Amélie Lemieux on being awarded a prestigious Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Fellowship.

Amélie’s research explores the ways in which high school students’ reading practices evolve through an investigation of arts-related meaning making strategies.

Published: 27 Nov 2014

Pioneering EDUBuddy program offers mentoring, guidance

Pioneering EDUBuddy program offers mentoring, guidance


For Education students looking to make an impact as leaders or for first-year students seeking advice and guidance, mentoring services are available within the Faculty of Education. Since 2012 the Education Undergraduate Society of McGill (EdUS) has been pairing up new students with experienced ones through their EDUBuddy mentoring program.
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Published: 25 Nov 2014

DISE’s Mariusz Galczynski to appear on Jeopardy!

Mariusz Galczynski, lecturer and PhD student in the Faculty of Education's Department of Integrated Studies in Education, is slated to appear on the popular American television game show Jeopardy! on Tuesday, November 25th.

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Published: 21 Nov 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.

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Published: 20 Nov 2014

EduQuarium space offers public computers, tranquility

Recently reopened to all students in the Faculty of Education, an enclosed area on the Education building’s 1st floor offers state-of-the-art computers for private use without reservation, ideal for those who wish to work efficiently in quiet solitude.
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Published: 20 Nov 2014

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