Richard Harbeck


Richard Harbeck was a high school teacher in geography and social science for 28 years when he took early retirement in 1995 to pursue teacher education opportunities in the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba. He teaches courses in curriculum and instruction in senior years’ geography and social studies, classroom management, and successful teaching for the acceptance of responsibility. He is especially proud of MAGIC, the acronym for a course called Meaningful Activities to Generate Interesting Classrooms, which he initiated and which is one of the faculty’s most-popular courses. He holds bachelor’s degrees in arts and education and a master’s degree in city planning from the University of Manitoba.

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