Teacher Education

Teacher Candidates Peer-Oriented Triads: Transforming Practice through Peer Assessment During Field Experience

“Teaching is a complex profession and practicum can feel isolating and stressful. Triads developed group norms for self and peer reflection and assessment, found ways to solicit feedback, and connected with one another through personalized and meaningful experiences.” Dr. Christine Ho Younghusband and Deborah Koehn 

Dr. Christine Ho  Younghusband is an Assistant Professor in the Teacher Education Program and Graduate Studies at the University of Northern British Columbian. She completed her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership at Simon Fraser University. Christine has sixteen years experience as a secondary math and science teacher in BC’s public schools and has also served as an elected school trustee. She is also serving on the Board of Directors for the Institute for Public Education/BC.

Deborah Koehn is an instructor in the Master of Education Leadership Program at Vancouver Island University and District Vice-Principal in Nechako Lakes School District. She also has experience as classroom teacher, principal, district principal and instructor and BEd Coordinator at University of Northern BC. Deborah has been associated with many research projects and is a lead learner in the UNBC/SD91 Koh shared learning project.