18 Results in category Trends in Education

Historic Canadian Win for Bayview Glen Robotics Team on the World Stage

For only the second time in history, a Canadian FLL Robotics team has captured the Champion’s Award at the FIRST® Championship. Ctrl-Z, a team comprised of seven Lower, Prep and Upper School students from Bayview Glen, was crowned champion.

Waldorf - Engaging the head, hands and heart

Waldorf school curriculum engages the head, hands and heart.

Above and Beyond - the importance of university prep

In prep schools, university counselling begins early and often.

Following his bliss

This senior school teacher left the financial world – and never looked back.

Should teachers cut back on homework?

Can we rely on teachers to rethink homework assignments in the direction of such projects, rather than dreary continuations of what ought to be done in classes at school? Probably yes in some cases and no in others.

What I really like about my kid’s school

Real parents share their enthusiasm for private education.

How to reduce pressures of standardized testing

Many provinces education ministries administer standardized tests each year in an attempt to quantify the success rate of their teachers and schools. All kids, at some point, will be in a position where writing some kind of test is expected of them.

A teacher who skips to work

Julie Ann Lafleur’s passion is early literacy.