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Education Today Spring 2013 Highlights

FeaturesDavid Bouchard: On Becoming a ReaderBy John Schofield Last fall, David Bouchard, the popular Métis educator, author and speaker, sat down with Education Today to speak about his views on literacy. He shares wisdom for parents and educators and encouragement...

Weblinks – ET Spring 2013

​Tablet Computers, See story on page 25 Canadian Adaptations of Shakespeare www.canadianshakespeares.ca Flipped Classroom, See story on page 22 Second Annual Flipped Classroom Conference, Okanagan Mission Secondary, Kelowna, BC, June 2013 Flipped Learning Network...

Across the Boards – ET Spring 2013

Rainy River DSB's Unique High School Media Station Spartan Youth Radio, www.spartanyouthradio.com, bills itself as Canada's only high school podcast media station. Listeners can also access Spartan Youth Radio on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. Operating out of...

Book Review – ET Spring 2013

Review by Melanie Tait"Universal Design is not just a technique for special education; rather it is a technique to enhance the learning of all students."  -Turnbull et al., Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, 2002Teaching Using Universal Design...

Education Today: Spring, 2013

This site features selected articles written by staff of the Ontario Public School Boards' Association, and are copyright OPSBA. Copyright on articles by freelance writers remains with the author. Departments President's Message Book Review Across the Boards Weblinks...

Education Today Summer 2013 Highlights

FeaturesRebuilding Trust in Public EducationBy Tamara BalujaWriter Tamara Baluja speaks with key education leaders for their views on how to rebuild trust and create positive change in public education following the labour disputes in 2012-13.The High Cost of Losing...

Weblinks – ET Summer 2013

OCAD University to Offer New Undergraduate Program in Aboriginal Visual Culture www.ocadu.ca In September 2013, OCAD University in Toronto will launch an Aboriginal Visual Culture program, the latest in a series of initiatives designed to expand the university's...

Across the Boards – ET Summer 2013

Rainbow DSB Homework Help for French as a Second Language French immersion students and their anglophone parents will find much to love about this homework help site launched in 2011 by the Rainbow DSB. The sections under the Homework Tips tab will help demystify...

Book Review – ET Summer 2013

Shaping School Culture: Pitfalls, Paradoxes, & PromisesReview by Melanie TaitResearch has confirmed repeatedly that school culture is a major factor in the educational environment and in the success of students. This book focuses on the changes and improvements...

Education Today: Summer, 2013

This site features selected articles written by staff of the Ontario Public School Boards' Association, and are copyright OPSBA. Copyright on articles by freelance writers remains with the author. Departments President's Message Book Review Across the Boards Weblinks...

Education Today Fall 2013 Highlights

Features Beyond DPA: The Science and the Results of Keeping Kids Active By M. Carolyn Black There's no question that daily physical activity is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, but recent research has shown measurable cognitive benefits for students as well....

Across the Boards – ET Fall 2013

First Nations Festivals Across Ontario School Boards Here is a sampling of the many celebrations in Ontario schools honouring First Nations heritage and the summer equinox. Bala Avenue Community School in the Toronto DSB hosted its second annual Medicine Wheel Many...

Book Review – ET Fall 2013

​Resilient School Leaders: Strategies for Turning Adversity into AchievementReview by Melanie TaitThis book is intended for all leaders, formal and informal, who have faced difficult circumstances in the past, who are currently struggling with a difficult situation or...

Education Today

Education Today Spring 2013 Highlights

FeaturesDavid Bouchard: On Becoming a ReaderBy John Schofield Last fall, David Bouchard, the popular Métis educator, author and speaker, sat down with Education Today to speak about his views on literacy. He shares wisdom for parents and educators and encouragement...

Weblinks – ET Spring 2013

​Tablet Computers, See story on page 25 Canadian Adaptations of Shakespeare www.canadianshakespeares.ca Flipped Classroom, See story on page 22 Second Annual Flipped Classroom Conference, Okanagan Mission Secondary, Kelowna, BC, June 2013 Flipped Learning Network...

Across the Boards – ET Spring 2013

Rainy River DSB's Unique High School Media Station Spartan Youth Radio, www.spartanyouthradio.com, bills itself as Canada's only high school podcast media station. Listeners can also access Spartan Youth Radio on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. Operating out of...

Book Review – ET Spring 2013

Review by Melanie Tait"Universal Design is not just a technique for special education; rather it is a technique to enhance the learning of all students."  -Turnbull et al., Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, 2002Teaching Using Universal Design...

Education Today: Spring, 2013

This site features selected articles written by staff of the Ontario Public School Boards' Association, and are copyright OPSBA. Copyright on articles by freelance writers remains with the author. Departments President's Message Book Review Across the Boards Weblinks...

Education Today Summer 2013 Highlights

FeaturesRebuilding Trust in Public EducationBy Tamara BalujaWriter Tamara Baluja speaks with key education leaders for their views on how to rebuild trust and create positive change in public education following the labour disputes in 2012-13.The High Cost of Losing...

Weblinks – ET Summer 2013

OCAD University to Offer New Undergraduate Program in Aboriginal Visual Culture www.ocadu.ca In September 2013, OCAD University in Toronto will launch an Aboriginal Visual Culture program, the latest in a series of initiatives designed to expand the university's...

Across the Boards – ET Summer 2013

Rainbow DSB Homework Help for French as a Second Language French immersion students and their anglophone parents will find much to love about this homework help site launched in 2011 by the Rainbow DSB. The sections under the Homework Tips tab will help demystify...

Book Review – ET Summer 2013

Shaping School Culture: Pitfalls, Paradoxes, & PromisesReview by Melanie TaitResearch has confirmed repeatedly that school culture is a major factor in the educational environment and in the success of students. This book focuses on the changes and improvements...

Education Today: Summer, 2013

This site features selected articles written by staff of the Ontario Public School Boards' Association, and are copyright OPSBA. Copyright on articles by freelance writers remains with the author. Departments President's Message Book Review Across the Boards Weblinks...

Education Today Fall 2013 Highlights

Features Beyond DPA: The Science and the Results of Keeping Kids Active By M. Carolyn Black There's no question that daily physical activity is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, but recent research has shown measurable cognitive benefits for students as well....

Across the Boards – ET Fall 2013

First Nations Festivals Across Ontario School Boards Here is a sampling of the many celebrations in Ontario schools honouring First Nations heritage and the summer equinox. Bala Avenue Community School in the Toronto DSB hosted its second annual Medicine Wheel Many...

Book Review – ET Fall 2013

​Resilient School Leaders: Strategies for Turning Adversity into AchievementReview by Melanie TaitThis book is intended for all leaders, formal and informal, who have faced difficult circumstances in the past, who are currently struggling with a difficult situation or...

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