Archive | April, 2014

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Why students are big on entrepreneurship

Watch as these Secondary I students at Beaconsfield High School explain how entrepreneurship goes hand-in-hand with 21st century learning.

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A simple-to-do initiative gives students tools for life

Arranging for a professional cabinet maker to visit students at LINKS High School required little extra time on the part of their teacher. But for students with learning difficulties for whom the future is anything but clear, there’s no discounting the impact of such a positive experience.

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Action plan shows breadth and depth of GOAL activity

Teachers at Netagamiou School in the Lower North Shore community of Chevery were already integrating GOAL into their classrooms, whether they called it that or not. But how much more could be accomplished, they wondered, if they took stock of their individual efforts and fashioned them into a school-wide action plan?

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Never too early to dream big about space … or entrepreneurship

Martine Deziel and Yolanda Gálvez––both teachers at St. John Fisher Jr. Elementary in Pointe Claire––are passionate about robotics. They are also big proponents of team teaching. So much so that they have awakened a cooperative, entrepreneurial spirit among their Grade 2 and kindergarten students, that all started with a joint robotics project.

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Discover this great career-awareness resource

The POP Index may have been created by MELS to support the career exploration process of students in the Personal Orientation Project (POP), Exploration of Vocational Training and Entrepreneurship courses. But any high school student, teacher or guidance counsellor would find it useful.

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