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OPSBA Awards – ET Fall 2013

The Ontario Public School Boards' Association Awards program offers six annual awards to recognize outstanding contributions to public education by individuals across Ontario. The Award of Merit in Memory of Dr. Harry Paikin recognizes excellent service to public...

President’s Message – ET Fall 2013

A Right and a Privilege Education is viewed as both a right and a privilege. As trustees, through the many June graduations that we attend, we share in the celebrations of success that mark a significant achievement milestone for our students.  Success is measured in...

Education Today: Fall, 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 OPSBA Awards Book Review Weblinks...

Weblinks – ET Spring 2014

French for the Future www.French-future.org French for the Future is a national non-profit organization to promote the value of bilingualism to Canadian students in grades 7 through 12. Founded by John Ralston Saul and Lisa Balfour Bowen in 1997, the association...

Across the Boards – ET Spring 2014

Near North Student Honoured with Lincoln Alexander Award In October, the Near North DSB announced that Nathalie Restoule, a student at Northern Secondary School in Sturgeon Falls, is one of two student recipients of this year`s Lincoln Alexander Award. The award...

Book Review – ET Spring 2014

A Teacher's Guide to Including Students with Disabilities in General Physical Education and Inclusion in Physical Education:  Fitness, Motor and Social Skills for Students of All Abilities Review by Melanie Tait A Teacher's Guide to Including Students with...

Education Today: Spring, 2014

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...

Weblinks ET Summer 2014

Online Resources to Keep Skills Sharp These two websites will provide students (and adults) with a variety of online games and quizzes to keep their number and spatial skills sharp over the summer. http://www.mathsisfun.com/games/ There is an almost unlimited series...

Across the Boards – ET Summer 2014

DSB of Niagara Hub In February, the DSB of Niagara announced the opening of a new Educational Research and Innovation Hub. Created in partnership with Brock University's faculty of education, the Hub will comprise a growing number of entrepreneurs and start-up...

Book Review – ET Summer 2014

Beyond the Bake Sale: The Essential Guide to Family-School PartnershipsReview by Melanie TaitThe authors of this book, Anne T. Henderson, Karen L. Mapp, Vivian R. Johnson and Don Davies, wrote it with people connected to education in mind. It takes steps beyond...

Education Today: Summer, 2014

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 2014 Highlights

FeaturesTwo-Year B. Ed. programBy Iram AshfaqIn September 2015, Ontario's Faculties of Education will be extending the Bachelor of Education degree, making it a two-year program. Iram Ashfaq, a recent graduate of the one-year program, examines how these changes will...

Across the Boards – ET Fall 2014

Tribute to Toronto DSB Trustee Howard Goodman In May, Howard Goodman, the trustee for Ward 8, Eglinton-Lawrence, announced he will be stepping down from the Toronto District School Board in October. A committed 11-year veteran with the board, Goodman has served for...

Education Today

OPSBA Awards – ET Fall 2013

The Ontario Public School Boards' Association Awards program offers six annual awards to recognize outstanding contributions to public education by individuals across Ontario. The Award of Merit in Memory of Dr. Harry Paikin recognizes excellent service to public...

President’s Message – ET Fall 2013

A Right and a Privilege Education is viewed as both a right and a privilege. As trustees, through the many June graduations that we attend, we share in the celebrations of success that mark a significant achievement milestone for our students.  Success is measured in...

Education Today: Fall, 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 OPSBA Awards Book Review Weblinks...

Weblinks – ET Spring 2014

French for the Future www.French-future.org French for the Future is a national non-profit organization to promote the value of bilingualism to Canadian students in grades 7 through 12. Founded by John Ralston Saul and Lisa Balfour Bowen in 1997, the association...

Across the Boards – ET Spring 2014

Near North Student Honoured with Lincoln Alexander Award In October, the Near North DSB announced that Nathalie Restoule, a student at Northern Secondary School in Sturgeon Falls, is one of two student recipients of this year`s Lincoln Alexander Award. The award...

Book Review – ET Spring 2014

A Teacher's Guide to Including Students with Disabilities in General Physical Education and Inclusion in Physical Education:  Fitness, Motor and Social Skills for Students of All Abilities Review by Melanie Tait A Teacher's Guide to Including Students with...

Education Today: Spring, 2014

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...

Weblinks ET Summer 2014

Online Resources to Keep Skills Sharp These two websites will provide students (and adults) with a variety of online games and quizzes to keep their number and spatial skills sharp over the summer. http://www.mathsisfun.com/games/ There is an almost unlimited series...

Across the Boards – ET Summer 2014

DSB of Niagara Hub In February, the DSB of Niagara announced the opening of a new Educational Research and Innovation Hub. Created in partnership with Brock University's faculty of education, the Hub will comprise a growing number of entrepreneurs and start-up...

Book Review – ET Summer 2014

Beyond the Bake Sale: The Essential Guide to Family-School PartnershipsReview by Melanie TaitThe authors of this book, Anne T. Henderson, Karen L. Mapp, Vivian R. Johnson and Don Davies, wrote it with people connected to education in mind. It takes steps beyond...

Education Today: Summer, 2014

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 2014 Highlights

FeaturesTwo-Year B. Ed. programBy Iram AshfaqIn September 2015, Ontario's Faculties of Education will be extending the Bachelor of Education degree, making it a two-year program. Iram Ashfaq, a recent graduate of the one-year program, examines how these changes will...

Across the Boards – ET Fall 2014

Tribute to Toronto DSB Trustee Howard Goodman In May, Howard Goodman, the trustee for Ward 8, Eglinton-Lawrence, announced he will be stepping down from the Toronto District School Board in October. A committed 11-year veteran with the board, Goodman has served for...

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