New and Forthcoming in Education
Illuminating Indigenous Presence through Art and Story

In Braided Learning, Lenape-Potawatomi educator Susan Dion inspires engagement with the histories and perspectives of Indigenous peoples, cultivating capacities for understanding, attunement, and respect.

2SLGBTQ+ Rights and Religion in Schools

Making the Case provides clear explanations of how law protects sexual minority rights, making it an essential resource for supporting 2SLGBTQ+ students in Canadian schools.

Lessons in Gendered Racism and Queer Life

Fighting Feelings investigates the lived experiences of women of colour to reveal the complex ways that white supremacy is felt, endured, and navigated.

Colonialism, Capitalism, and the Rise of State Schooling in British Columbia

Lessons in Legitimacy examines the relationship between settler capitalism, state schooling, and the making of British Columbia.

Rethinking the Role of Law

This comprehensive analysis of the legally complex relationship between religion and public schools will compel readers to reconsider the role of law in education.

A Practical Approach to Effective Teaching

Feel confident stepping into your role as a TA with help from this short, practical guide, which demystifies everything from how to interact with course instructors to giving students feedback on their work.

A Very Brief Guide to Reading and Writing in University

TL;DR is a clear, accessible, and short guide to what students need to know about writing for university.

A Values-Focused Journey to your PhD

The Deliberate Doctorate shows postgraduate students how their PhD journey can be driven by purpose when it is grounded in their core values and aligned with their future plans.

A Guided Tour through Your First Year of University

In this essential guide, university counsellor Janet Miller draws on her wit, wisdom, and decades of experience to help first-time students – of whatever age – prep for and survive their first year of university.

Essential Books in Education
Nourishing the Learning Spirit

An impassioned argument for Aboriginal education and critical engagement with Indigenous knowledges and traditions.

Learning from Aboriginal Peoples’ Experiences and Perspectives

Nehinuw Concepts and Indigenous Pedagogies

Drawing on Nehinuw (Cree) educational concepts, this book provides a new theoretical and practical model for teaching Indigenous students.

Weaving Indigenous Ways of Knowing into Education

An inspirational account of how a group of pre-service teachers, working alongside Indigenous wisdom keepers in British Columbia, developed an indigenist approach to education that can be applied in a wide variety of classrooms.

Practical Strategies for Teachers

This book illustrates how to connect students to the natural world and encourage them to care about a more sustainable, ecologically secure planet.

LGBTQ Teens and Bullying in Schools

Am I Safe Here? treats LGBTQ students as the experts in their own schools, revealing that, to achieve safety and equity, nothing less than a total culture change is needed.

Racialization and Indigeneity at Canadian Universities

Challenging the myth of equity in higher education, this is the first comprehensive, data-based study of racialized and Indigenous faculty members’ experiences in Canadian universities.

Education Titles from our Publishing Partners

How teachers can help combat higher education’s mental health crisis.

A Guide for Graduate Students

A practical and evidence-based teaching guide for graduate students across all fields.

Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom

Award-winning teachers offer practical tips for addressing inequities in the college classroom and for making all students feel welcome and included.

Teaching, Technology, and Technique

Interrupting Biases about Faculty and Increasing Student Learning

A collection of evidence-based insights and intersectional teaching strategies to inspire transformative student learning and interrupt stereotypes about what a professor looks like.  

What Skateboarders Can Teach Us about Learning, Schooling, and Youth Development

Teaching, Learning, and the Science of Memory in a Wired World

What does memory mean for learning in an age of smartphones and search engines?

Innovating Teaching across Disciplines

Changing Conceptions, Changing Practices demonstrates that it is possible for groups of faculty members to change teaching and learning in radical ways across their programs, despite the current emphasis on efficiency and accountability.

Anti-Blackness and the University as Colonizer

Global White supremacy is deeply historical and contemporary—a transnational and imperial phenomenon that is maintained through academic constructions of anti-Blackness. Collins, Newman, and Jun offer context, history, and perspective that disrupt how the curriculum, statues, architectures, and other aspects of the university serve as sites of colonial and White supremacist preservation—as well as sites of resistance.

Inequality, School Reform, and Caring Labor

Drawing on conversations with teachers and classroom observations in two elementary schools, How Schools Meet Students' Needs explores the factors that enable and constrain teachers in their efforts to meet students' needs and the consequences of how schools organize this work on teachers' labor and students' learning. 

Reflections on Research, Teaching, and Service

Through a comprehensive collection of personal narratives, First-Generation Faculty of Color: Reflections on Research, Teaching, and Service is the first book to examine faculty diversity through the experiences of racially minoritized faculty who were also the first in their families to graduate college in the United States. 

How Social Class Shapes Where High-Achieving Students Apply to College

In Unequal Choices, Yang Va Lor examines the college application choices of high-achieving students, looking closely at the ways the larger contexts of family, school, and community influence their decisions. Where students submit college applications are shaped not only by access to information but also the context in which such information is received and the life experiences students draw upon to make sense of higher education.

How Black High-Achieving Women Experience College

Even academically talented students face challenges in college. For high-achieving Black women, their racial, gender, and academic identities intensify those issues. Black and Smart reveals the ways institutional oppression functions at historically white institutions on and off campus. It also features strategies for educators to create more affirming and inclusive environments inside and outside the college classroom.

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