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04/13/17

Girls’ education activist Malala Yousafzai to address Parliament today

Malala Yousafzai will become Canada’s sixth honorary citizen today, a rare gesture of respect for her bravery in overcoming a brutal Taliban attack to become a champion for girls’ education around the world. The 19-year-old Pakistan-born Nobel Peace Prize recipient will attend a formal… +Read More
students' stories as varied as they are
04/12/17

Students’ stories as varied as they are

Anyone who hasn’t been inside a school in this province in a while is in all likelihood not prepared for what they would encounter. This is particularly true in urban centres and probably none more so than Walter Murray Collegiate… +Read More
04/10/17

UN chief selects education advocate Malala for top honour

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai to be a UN messenger of peace, the highest honour bestowed by the UN chief on a global citizen. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric announced Friday that she will focus… +Read More
literARCY
03/29/17

Helms opines that literacy and the arts are intertwined as part of curriculum

If some might be slightly bemused as to how the arts and literacy are closely interwoven in the education landscape–just don’t expect Kara Helms to be one of them. As the educational consultant for PreK-12 arts education and gifted education… +Read More
03/27/17

Study the game tape

I recently had the good fortune to work with an intern. It is always great professional development and a chance to impact the future of teaching by working with an aspiring teacher. Our internship journey had a unique, reflective and what I feel is a game-changing twist. A twist that is commonplace in many other professions and that is video analysis. Just as a football team would get the game film and break down what happened on offense, defense and... +Read More
03/16/17

Preparing global citizens

Daily media stories about global issues such as severe weather, famines, ongoing wars and rising extremism, shifting patterns of migration and the plight of refugees, and globalization and its impact on social, political and economic structures are a constant reminder that we need to prepare students to be citizens of an increasingly interdependent and complex world. The December 2016/January 2017 issue of Educational Leadership, on the theme of the global-ready student, features articles on topics such as online collaboration and... +Read More
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