How Community Influences Women's History in the Classroom

In this webinar Dr. Rose Fine-Meyer discusses how communities and classrooms are connected.

Presentation by Rose Fine-Meyer

November 4, 2015

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In this webinar Dr. Rose Fine-Meyer shares her work which focuses on how communities and classrooms are connected. Dr. Fine-Meyer’s work is ground history education in community based knowledge as an understanding. She explores the ways in which community members, reformers, activitists, and educators have an impact on what takes place in classrooms and schools. 

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Dr. Rose Fine-Meyer teaches in the Masters of Teaching program at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. Her research focuses on history education in Canada. She explores the relationships between provincially sanctioned curricula, teacher pedagogical practices, and place-based learning experiences, both in the past and in the present. She recently was honored by the OHS for her work as part of the OHFA, and as Guest Editor of a special edition of Ontario History. On a community level, she has developed and programmed a local women’s history talk series, herstoriescafe.com, that was recognized in 2012 with a Heritage Toronto’s Community Award. She is also the recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012) and The Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching (2007).

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