Meeting the crisis of climate change with the urgency it demands: Izida Zorde in conversation with author and activist Naomi Klein.
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.
“Can I tweet this?” is a question that I routinely hear in my grade 2/3 classroom at East
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.
In the tiny community of Jarvis, Ontario, children from the grade 1 class of Jarvis Publi
Get out much? of the math textbook, I mean. I know that until recently, I didn’t!
Late last spring, our principal announced to the staff that we were going to offer a free
To refresh the government’s agenda and develop her own brand as Liberal Party leader, Premier Kathleen Wynne is spearheading a number of public consultations.
My daughters were supposed to be doing their homework, but I heard too much giggling not
It all began with one tiny seed. An outdoor hike to the nearby trail guided by Dale, the school’s environmental mentor from the community conservation authority, uncovered the gifts that nature brings as summer magically transitions into fall.