A recent Ontario study of some 700 children attending the new Full-Day, Two-Year Kindergarten program claimed that the first cohort was better prepared to enter Grade 1, showing strong language development, improved communications skills, and better social skills. … More
The last 2 weeks have been filled with amazing opportunities to spend quality time with passionate Ontario educators: the WRDSB CATC by the Water annual summer PD session, the OSAPAC summer planning session and a full day event focused on the SAMR technology integration model — talk about awesome!… More
The following post was written by Peter Douglas and it is posted on our website…we’ve been working together on inquiry-based teaching and learning. His classroom is our workshop! You can learn about our experience at Inquiry-Based.com.… More
I don’t know about you, but I am in the thick of exams. At the Senior Years level, we have been using exams as a huge summative assessment piece intended to perhaps supply a bookend to the year and establish some sort of “rigour” within the learning process.… More
Cross posted from http://www.iwasthinking.ca/2013/05/25/refusing-to-fail/
I want to admit something. I often think about dying. That maybe it wouldn’t be so bad, for all the stress and overwhelm and intensity to end – when this world of mine just doesn’t seem to stop.… More
There seems to be a shift in education conversations – from a focus on literacy and numeracy to innovation and creativity. This dialogue is not only in Ontario, but across many borders. … More
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