8th Annual Canadian Family Teacher Awards

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Behind-the-Scenes Look at 6 Great Canadian Classrooms - How are Canadian teachers making a difference in their student’s lives? With inspirational volunteer work, by inspiring them to hold...

Is Your Child’s School Safe? - When your children return to school this fall, safety drills may look a little different. In the wake of the...
Are Later School Start Times Better for Your Teen? - Fewer kids are skipping class at Eastern Commerce Collegiate Institute since it moved to a 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....
The New Face of Standardized Testing in Schools - The days of standardized, province-wide tests in Canada may be numbered—at least in their current form. In May 2013, Alberta’s education...
Are Budget Cuts Being Made in Your Child’s School? - Does it seem that every day there’s more news of school-board budget cuts? Here’s a quick look at what could...
Teaching Digital Literacy to Your Child - Between email, blogging platforms, Facebook and other social media, it can be a challenge for educators to engage students in...
How Pairing Up Can Help Combat Bullying in Schools - Starting high school can be scary. To help students adjust, a program called Link Crew at all 22 high schools...
Bringing TEDxKids into the Classroom - Inspired by a TEDxToronto event she attended, teacher Monica Cheung organized a TEDxKids event featuring her Grade 7 students at...
Why Adapting Video Game Technologies for the Classroom May Benefit Your Child - “Gamification” is the use of game-design thinking in non-game applications to make them more fun. It’s a concept that’s taking...
6 Special School Programs Delivering More than the Basics - Reading, writing and ’rithmetic may have worked for Laura Ingalls Wilder, but in 2013, some cool schools deliver far more...
Helping Your Teen Transition to High School - Your teen is starting high school and he’s done his homework. He’s practiced the bus run, bought binders and visited...
Saying Goodbye to Letter Grades - When she heard that her daughters’ school was doing away with letter grades a little more than a year ago,...
How to Prepare Your Teen for High School - School mornings were once a leisurely affair for Christine Nordal’s 14-year-old daughter, Alison. Her small middle school in Toronto was...
Why Schools Need to Scrap the No-Zero Policy - No parent wants to see their child get a zero on an uncompleted assignment or missed test—but would you really...
The Scoop on Single-Gender Schools - It’s a dull, grey morning outside, the leaden midwinter sky doing little to brighten the glass and steel and concrete...

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