Home » News and Updates

Category Archives: News and Updates

NEW NJTE ARTICLE – Opening the Door to the Whirlwind

A new article, entitled Opening the Door to the Whirlwind of British Gothic Literature: Exploring Risk-Taking Practices in the Preservice Classroom by Syndie Allen has been added to  NJTE ONLINE.

NJTE has moved online!

Beginning in the Spring of 2014, the Northwest Journal of Teacher Education is moving to an online format!  This means that submissions can be made at any time during the year and, once peer-reviewed through our review process, will be published in a new online format (with PDF versions accessible online).

Connecting with NWATE

We have created a one-page overview of ways to Connect with NWATE online.  Please print for easy reference and share!!

Connecting with NWATE

Become a Blogger at the 2013 NWATE Conference

1-CampusViewInterested in extending your learning at the 2013 NWATE Conference and connecting with educators both in attendance and online?  Become a live blogger for the 2013 NWATE Conference!

What is a Live Blogger? A live blogger is someone who writes essentially shares their learning from the conference online.  Live bloggers create posts that are posted on the NWATE website and shared with NWATE followers through the website, Twitter and Facebook.

What does a Live Blogger post about? A live blogger can post pictures, summarize key learnings, pose questions, share highlights, etc.  Basically, anything that stands out for you at the conference that is worthy of sharing!  Check out some live blogging that happened at a recent Alberta Initiative for School Improvement Conference to see examples.

Why should I become a Live Blogger? Through live blogging, we can extend our collective learning beyond the conference to build our online professional community.  Not only are we connecting with other educators (both at the conference or interacting online), we are modeling learning that ultimately we strive to engage in with our students!

How do I become a Live Blogger?  Send an email to nwate@shaw.ca, expressing your desire to dive into the world of live blogging for the 2013 Conference.  You will be added to the NWATE site as a guest author and your posts will be featured on our site during the conference.  You will also receive information about how to create a post using WordPress, if unfamiliar with the platform.

What if someone leaves a nasty comment about a post I wrote? Live blogging is about connecting and sharing and interactions will remain professional.  All comments made on posts are moderated and only those which respectfully and professionally add to the conversation will be posted.

We encourage you to embrace the power of our online community and consider becoming a live blogger at our 2013 Conference!!  Email nwate@shaw.ca if interested or to find out more!

NWATE on Facebook

The Northwest Association of Teacher Educators are on Facebook!  Like us at https://www.facebook.com/nwate1

2013 NWATE Conference Call for Proposals


The Northwest Association of Teacher Educators is pleased to announce a multidisciplinary collaboration for our 2013 Annual Conference at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. Please view the Conference Announcement below for more information about presenting at the conference.

NWATE Conference and Call for Proposals 2013

Northwest Journal of Teacher Education – Spring 2013 Issue Now Available!

Volume 11, Number 1 contains the following articles:

  • A Call to Action: What Student Teachers Can Teach Us – Kathleen Cowin, Oregon State University
  • Making the Grade: Examining Teacher Education – Kurtis Hewson and John Poulsen, University of Lethbridge
  • Time for ‘Positive’ Transformation in Teacher Education – Colin Saby and Clive Hickson, University of Alberta
  • Enhancing Understanding: Clarifying Teacher Mentor Roles in the Education of Pre-Service Teachers – Lorraine Beaudin, University of Lethbridge
  • Negotiating Liminal Spaces: Purposeful Pedagogy in Diverse Classrooms – Mildred Masimira, University of Alberta
  • Building a Teacher Education ‘To Do List’ – Jim Parsons, Larry Beauchamp and Kelly Harding, University of Alberta
  • Scientism, Philosophy and Brain-Based Learning – Greg Nixon, University of Northern British Columbia

Click here to access the Northwest Journal of Teacher Education (Spring 2013) – Volume 11, Number 1Education (Spring 2013) – Volume 11, Number 1.  For more information about the journal, visit our Publications section of the website.

In the coming days, we will be posting a call for manuscripts for our Fall 2013 issue.  Follow the NWATE website to receive an update email when posted!

Call for Manuscripts – Spring 2013

The Northwest Association of Teacher Educators is currently seeking manuscripts for the Northwest Journal of Teacher Education – Volume 1, 2013.  To view the submission guidelines, please visit the Journal section of the NWATE website or open the document below.  Please note the submission deadline of January 31, 2013.

NJTE Call for Manuscripts – Volume 1, 2013

Fall 2012 NWATE News

The current Fall 2012 NWATE News has been posted to the NWATE website.  Access it in the NWATE News section or click on the link below:

NWATE News – Fall 2012

NWATE is now on Twitter!

The Northwest Association of Teacher Educators is now on Twitter!  Follow us at @nwate1