Archive | March, 2013

Where GOAL fits in the QEP

Look no further than the Broad Areas of Learning (BAL) to grasp how GOAL is implicit in the Québec Education Program (QEP). These five interdisciplinary areas “favour the integration of the learnings in various subjects” (Pre-school and Elementary); “encourage students to make connections between what they learn at school, their everyday lives and social realities” […]

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Kids retain learning that has real-life relevance

I recently met a student in the Work-Oriented Training Path who was questioning the need to learn long division. He planned to become a dairy farmer and saw no connection between the two. My parents are dairy farmers and I was able to explain how they use multiplication and long division when mixing feed for […]

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