Dr. Sharon Friesen is the Associate Dean for Professional and Community Engagement in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary. She consults on a wide range of teaching and learning topics related to curriculum reform and school improvement. Dr. Friesen is co-founder and president of the Galileo Educational Network Her research interests include curriculum theory, curriculum inquiry, professional development, mathematics education, instructional leadership, technology integration and school reform. She has co-authored two books: Back to the Basics of Teaching and Learning: Thinking the World Together, winner of the 2004 AERA Division B Book Award and Curriculum in Abundance.
A MindShare Learning Moment with Nathaniel, Elementary Student Reflects on his Learning From the McMurrich School Business Day Showcase Project