Leading Collaborative Learning: Empowering Excellence
By Lyn Sharratt and Beate Planche
Ontario Principals’ Council, 2016
As reviewer Suzanne Bowness notes, collaborating with other people is an intuitive and common way that people of all ages work with one another. The authors consider collaboration in the education context, using their research to show how a system of collaborative learning can impact all levels of the sector, from the district to the classroom, for the better.
A New Code for Learning
By Jennifer Lewington
Coding is currently a popular trend in many schools but education advocates stress that the lessons need to engage students in meaningful ways.
Canada’s School Boards
By Kim Arnott
With a firm belief in the importance of local decision making in public education, system leaders across the country are fighting to keep that community voice alive.
Teaching Digital Citizenship
By Sharon Aschaiek
School board strategies teach students to use smartphones and social media safely and respectfully.
World of Lessons
By Stuart Foxman
While Ontario’s school system ranks among the best in the world, here are six strategies from other successful international school systems to think about.