" (TDSB) graduation rate has hit an all-time high of 85 per cent this year. The 85 per cent graduation rate...marks a one per cent increase over last year and an overall increase of 16 per cent since 2000, when the board first started tracking rates."Here is the link for full article:…See More
"This is an interesting concept. I have long felt that EQAO doesn't really offer much outside a spot in time meansurement of how kids take tests in Language and Math. For me, I wonder how "what counts" might be measured? "
"I changed camps only recently when I tutored two Grade 3 children for the EQAO assessment, using past tests. I wrongly assumed that "standardized tests" were what they used to be...
In Math, children are required to "explain their…"
I definitely agree and not just regarding math, but for any type of learning if it is too segmented, then the learning process is definitely interrupted. That being said, having math and other classes all year long is more beneficial as…"
"He is one of a few transgender teachers to come into the classroom, and in doing so has challenged young developing minds – and a few adults – about gender labels and inclusiveness...It has not been an easy lesson to teach. The strain reached a tipping point over the winter, and Mr. Straughan had to take a week off work to cope with stress and anxiety before returning to his classroom.Here is a link for the full article:…See More
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Welcome to our discussion group! We are excited to have you join us and share your many experience and definitely a word of wisdom about mental health. There are many ongoing discussions which you can join or create a new posting with…"