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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"This year will see some big adjustments in Spec Ed funding per board:
Special Education Funding in 2015-16
There are still some quirky things about the MOV used for the rebalancing of the HNA.
The HNA used to be defined as; "The…"
"Wonderful, lofty ideals Susan, but I don't know how you'd get all parents across the province to agree on what the priorities are let alone pursue a dream. Look at the current reaction to the new Sex Ed Curriculum - and that is…"
"Challenging stuff. . . or is it. What if there is a bigger vision? Why not pursue a dream? Could we sell the parents on that? What if we all collaborated? For fun, a universal music program, for all the children in the…"
"With all due respect, it does seem as though the attack is on for those considered ¨rich¨. I know of many not-so-rich kids who have i-pads (some even have cell phones) and I know of many who have flat screen t.v.s, watch alot of television…"