"Do you have an idea of why she is not interested? That will affect what kind of help you get for her. Having trouble socializing, say, is very different from not having clear goals, or feeling frustrated at the amount of work, or…"
"I think it is a shame that we have dismantled the Family Studies programmes in the Middle Schools and have moved such important ¨course work¨ like this to the high school level. How many elementary schools have active kitchens in their…"
Hi,I'm new to this forum - thanks for welcoming me! My question is, I'd like to find a type of learning support person - not a teacher or tutor! My girl T. is 15 and just really not enjoying school last year, doing poorly on tests and not caring.. grades good enogugh but not happy at all!! I want to see what can be done. Teachers just said to take different courses or do extracurriculars which doesn't help. Would anyone know of a resource person/student help for this even online?? Thank…See More
"There were two special education related articles in the Toronto Star today. I thought I would post the links here:
No more wait lists for disabled in Ontario, all-party report urges.
TDSB struggles to meet obligations to special education students."
At the suggestion of Lori, one of our community members, I am finally starting a discussion category where people can post links to education-related videos, poems, songs, stories, etc.From Ken Robinson's famous TED Talk to spoken word artists talking about bullying, share your favourites here!See More
"To start this off, here are a bunch of links that have been posted here in the community:
Boys in School (TED Talk)
Five Dangerous Things You Should Let Kids Do (TED Talk)
Do Schools Today Kill Creativity? (Ken Robinson's famous…"