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Planning for Teacher Recovery from the COVID19 Pandemic: Adaptive Regulation to Promote Resilience
(Rivera Open, 20210625)Increased job demands coupled with insufficient resources, typically result in job strain which can lead to burnout. However, in a series of studies conducted with Canadian teachers during the COVID19 pandemic, the findings ... 
Teachers' Voices: Pandemic Lessons for the Future of Education
(University of Windsor, 20210526)In late 2019 and early 2020, governments around the world closed educational institutions due to the COVID19 pandemic. A similar response occurred in Canada and resulted in a sudden pivot by teachers from classroombased ... 
COVID19’s Second Wave: How are teachers faring with the return to physical schools?
(Canadian Education Network, 20201120) 
Opportunity solving: Ordinary people doing extraordinary things, every day
(Canadian Education Network, 20201016) 
Canadian teachers' attitudes toward change, efficacy, and burnout during the COVID19 pandemic
(Elsevier, 20201119)Canadian teachers (N = 1626) took part in a longitudinal, national survey conducted at two points early in the COVID19 pandemic. Results indicated that teacher efficacy, attitudes toward change, and perceptions of ... 
Characterization of the lengths of binary circular words containing no squares other than 00, 11, and 0101
(20200519)We characterize exactly the lengths of binary circular words containing no squares other than 00, 11, and 0101. 
On avoidability of formulas with reversal
(EDP Sciences, 20180213)While a characterization of unavoidable formulas (without reversal) is wellknown, little is known about the avoidability of formulas with reversal in general. In this article, we characterize the unavoidable formulas ... 
Supporting Teachers in Times of Change: The Job Demands Resources Model and Teacher Burnout During the COVID19 Pandemic
(RedFame, 202010)Burnout in teachers has been broadly investigated, but no studies have investigated burnout in teachers during a pandemic. The current study is based on a survey of 1278 Canadian teachers and examined whether the Job ... 
Extremal words in morphic subshifts
(Elsevier, 20140122)Given an infinite word x over an alphabet A, a letter b occurring in x, and a total order \sigma on A, we call the smallest word with respect to \sigma starting with b in the shift orbit closure of x an extremal word of ... 
Unary patterns under permutations
(Elsevier, 20180604)Thue characterized completely the avoidability of unary patterns. Adding function variables gives a general setting capturing avoidance of powers, avoidance of patterns with palindromes, avoidance of powers under coding, ... 
Binary Words Avoiding xxRx and Strongly Unimodal Sequences
(20150914)In previous work, Currie and Rampersad showed that the growth of the number of binary words avoiding the pattern xxxR was intermediate between polynomial and exponential. We now show that the same result holds for the ... 
A family of formulas with reversal of high avoidability index
(World Scientific, 2017)We present an infinite family of formulas with reversal whose avoidability index is bounded between 4 and 5, and we show that several members of the family have avoidability index 5. This family is particularly interesting ... 
Avoidability index for binary patterns with reversal
(2017)For every pattern p over the alphabet {x,x^R,y,y^R}, we specify the least k such that p is kavoidable. 
Attainable lengths for circular binary words avoiding kpowers
(The Belgian Mathematical Society, 2005)We show that binary circular words of length n avoiding 7/3+ powers exist for every sufficiently large n. This is not the case for binary circular words avoiding k+ powers with k < 7/3 
The metric dimension and metric independence of a graph
(The Charles Babbage Research Centre, 2001)A vertex x of a graph G resolves two vertices u and v of G if the distance from x to u does not equal the distance from x to v. A set S of vertices of G is a resolving set for G if every two distinct vertices of G are ... 
Sliding Down Inclines with Fixed Descent Time: a Converse to Galileo's Law of Chords
(Canadian Mathematical Society, 200812) 
The Brachistochrone Problem: Mathematics for a Broad Audience via a Large Context Problem
(Montana Council of Teachers of Mathematics & Information Age Publishing, 2008)Large context problems (LCP) are useful in teaching the history of science. In this article we consider the brachistochrone problem in a context stretching from Euclid through the Bernoullis. We highlight a variety of ... 
The number of order–preserving maps of fences and crowns
(Springer, 199106)We perform an exact enumeration of the orderpreserving maps of fences (zigzags) and crowns (cycles). From this we derive asymptotic results. 
Counting endomorphisms of crownlike orders
(Springer, 200212)The authors introduce the notion of crownlike orders and introduce powerful tools for counting the endomorphisms of orders of this type. 
Suffix conjugates for a class of morphic subshifts
(Cambridge University Press, 201509)Let A be a finite alphabet and f: A^* > A^* be a morphism with an iterative fixed point f^\omega(\alpha), where \alpha{} is in A. Consider the subshift (X, T), where X is the shift orbit closure of f^\omega(\alpha) and ...