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poster for women change makers

A video animation and companion poster about women taking action for social justice.

Silhouette of woman climbing cliff

Hennessy's Index statistics highlighting trends for women in the workplace.

Student's dolls hanging on board

The Faceless Doll Project came out of research conducted by the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA).

Young elementary students wearing Caribana style headwear

To think that what began as a sign of my “happy place” and a reminder of the summer that was and of who I am now serves to stimulate curiosity among my primary students. It’s a sign that learning in this classroom will be given a fun and meaningful context.

Drawing of house being carried away by balloons

This compelling collection of articles takes up the challenge of turning the dial on the negative view of taxes that has come to characterize our political discourse. We’ve reached the point in Canada, including Ontario, where political leaders believe it would be suicide to raise the spectre of higher taxes.

Young girl wearing green recycle shirt in field of grass

Whether you passively watch it or actively work to mitigate it, we have entered into a st

teacher and student working in garden

Go for Green is a bi-annual event at Millgrove School that proves a small school can acco

First Nations collage with people, art and flag

As the new Ontario Social Studies Curriculum unfolds this school year, educators should be asking themselves one critical question: How will I engage my students in learning about Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples? Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples have long been studied as a “unit” in grades 3 and 6. The new curriculum, however, infuses First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) perspectives into all grades and all social studies/history/geography strands.

Two young students working with tablet

“Can I tweet this?” is a question that I routinely hear in my grade 2/3 classroom at East

Two elementary students laughing while reading a book

In 2011, the advocacy group People for Education published a startling report called Reading for Joy. The study, which is downloadable at peopleforeducation.ca, revealed that there has been a dramatic decline in students who report that they like to read.

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