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Teaching History: Revival of an Endangered Subject 

11-25-2014 12:32:15 PM

Full text of the presentation by Canada Community Featured Speaker Dr. Paul Bennett, November 21, 2014 at NCSS. Paul W. Bennett, Ed.D. (OISE/Toronto) is a Halifax author, education commentator and policy analyst. After a career spanning three decades in three different provinces, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia, Dr. Bennett is now an Adjunct Professor of Education at Saint Mary’s University, Halifax. Dr. Bennett is a widely recognized leader in Canadian education. His Canadian history textbooks are well-known in the schools: Canada: A North American Nation (1995), Years of Promise, 1896-1911 (1986), and Emerging Identities: Problems and Interpretations in Canadian History (1986), co-authored with Cornelius J. Jaenen. His most recent books are The Grammar School: Striving for Excellence in a Public School World (2009), Vanishing Schools, Threatened Communities (2011), and The Last Stand: Schools, Communities and the Future of Rural Nova Scotia (2013) Website:

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