ETFO’s 20th anniversary is an opportunity to look back on our remarkable legacy as an organization. Since our formation in 1998, we have worked tirelessly to ensure the health and safety of our members and our students and made important gains for our members through collective bargaining.
Erika Shaker describes a conversation she had with Grade 7 students about the critical importance of the 2015 health curriculum, its impact on the students’ daily lives and what it means to go back in time to 1998.
For the last eight years, I have been developing social justice curriculum for kindergarten-Grade 6 students at The Grove Community School.
Go for Green is a bi-annual event at Millgrove School that proves a small school can accomplish big things.
Commenting on his experience in trying to engage his “high-energy and at-risk” grade 6 students, a young male teacher noted:
While the Internet is now the number one information source for both children and adults, research is showing that online reading differs significantly from print-based reading. In fact, learning how to obtain sound, relevant information from online sources requires specific kinds of practice and experience, and there is little evidence that schools are currently providing this experience.
One of the most rewarding aspects of teaching is the creativity and inspiration we can weave into the curriculum to bring deep and meaningful learning experiences to our students (and ourselves!).
For the last decade, Finland’s success on international tests has caught the attention of education policymakers around the world. What is it about this small Nordic nation that has led to its students’ high performance in science, math, and reading assessments?