Beaconsfield High School teachers Rosemary Hill and Louise Adam are taking part in the pilot project of 27 schools that are sharing strategies for introducing compulsory GOAL content into the curriculum. Their enthusiasm is all the more appealing because their feet are planted firmly on the classroom floor.
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As part of their curriculum, students in Riverdale High School’s CFER program operate an e-waste recycling business. In converting an old TV console into a funky new dog bed, they used competencies learned through art, entrepreneurship and their workshop to raise money for a local organization that helps canines in need.
Acting on their own plan to help the stray cats in their neighbourhood, Grade 1 students at Verdun Elementary discovered that even very young children can make a big impact on their community.
Watch as these Secondary I students at Beaconsfield High School explain how entrepreneurship goes hand-in-hand with 21st century learning.
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.