"Years ago something like this came up. The suggestion was a lunch for the secretary I believe it was. This is one of the most important and undervalued person in a school. Ours can't be replaced. Everytime I've gone…"
This came up at our school council meeting last night.A member wanted to use fundraising $ for staff lunches or to purchase flowers etc. for staff. I said that the dollars need to go to students achievement ./ parent engagement - and that staff gifts etc wasn't allowed.They said other schools do it - so what are we allowed to do.ThanksSee More
As some of us ponder on how to improve the Ontario history curriculum to better reflect Canada's aboriginal inheritance, it's worth taking a look at the experience of other provinces. Changing the curriculum is one thing. Getting teachers to teach it is quite another.The provincial government of Saskatchewan has revised its educational programs to better reflect the early history of the plains. In the previous narrative the “foundational” story of Canada was focused on the resilience and…See More
"As a Mom of 3 boys(2 at high school level) I have seen several examples of the applied stream being where boys are put.My middle son is in gr 8 and when he brought home the papers discussing how to choose between applied and academic English the…"
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