"In a perfect world where all is wonderful, support is aplenty and money flowing, perhaps - not in the real world of teaching - two curriculum, differentiated learning for an increased number of levels, (already a challenge enough without a double or…"
"It is a mess no matter what principals tell you! Most dual track schools (French immersion schools) have lots of split grades, due to demographics and size of schools. It is quite possible for a kid to be in a split grade all his or her life as an…"
"Is it your child who is disabled or is it English? Clearly, all the facts indicate that the English spelling system is deeply flawed. Did you know that it will be extremely tedious and hard for kids to learn to decode or read 1/3 of 7000 common…"
"A little follow up on this discussion. Yes, as Susan pointed, language is the tool we use to communicate, to teach, to learn. Clearly, all the facts indicate that the English spelling system is deeply flawed. Where are the leaders who often shout…"
"More important than the accolades(not saying they weren't deserved!) is the unanswered question HOW was English not a subject in gr 9? What's sad is that was 10 yrs ago-think of what it is like now? In a world of high tech…"
"Thanks for that. It helps a lot. My school wasn't forthcoming with information and I always found it a struggle dealing with them, even though as a journalist I'm used to asking questions and doing research. We eventually had to move her…"
"How can it be, Savino, that our Ministry "can't afford" EQAO, when it CAN find funding for running the International Baccalaureate Program for "the brightest and best"? This policy (probably driven by the ABC parents -…"