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February 14, 2020 – 12:30 pm | Comments Off on The Kids Will Be Alright: Slam Poetry Meets English Language Arts415 views

Last spring, I was invited to Laval Senior Academy’s “It’s Complicated”, a vernissage of student visual arts and spoken word performance that blossomed from their partnership with the English Language Arts Network (ELAN) and the …

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Who Needs Kindness? The role of kindness in schools

January 30, 2018 – 11:12 am | 10 Comments | 2,086 views

This is a guest post by Kathleen Murray, teacher, consultant and author of  Teach Kindness First. Teaching empathy: One conversation at a time. Read on to find out how you could win a copy of her …

Music, Memory and Making the Most of Earworms

January 17, 2018 – 11:02 am | Comments Off on Music, Memory and Making the Most of Earworms1,795 views

This is a guest post by music educator Louise Campbell.
Memory is trained less and less in our everyday lives, with major impacts on students’ ability to understand and master subject matter. Assuming there are basics …

Sphere of Influence: The role of Science and Technology consultants

January 11, 2018 – 1:43 pm | One Comment | 1,112 views

Science teaching is a demanding and rapidly changing profession. Our many dedicated Science and Technology teachers work hard to prepare meaningful lessons and develop activities to promote student understanding of the scientific method and the …