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Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Workplace

Youth with disabilities face significant challenges as they prepare for the transition from secondary education to adult employment. In Quebec, adults (15-64 years old) with developmental disabilities have the lowest employment rates compared to people with any other type of disability (Deslauriers, 2017). Furthermore, recent data also suggests that the unemployment rate may be higher […]

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Truth and Reconciliation: What can I do?

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was established after the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement as a means to facilitate recognition among former students, their families, their communities and all Canadians (Government of Canada, 2019). Over the course of 6 years, the TRC traveled across Canada to bear witness to the testimony of Indian Residential […]

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Project Based Learning

Struggling to engage and motivate your students? Trying to figure out how to make the curriculum more exciting? Tired of every lesson getting a blank stare reaction? Then maybe PROJECT BASED LEARNING is for you and your students! Project Based Learning or PBL is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by […]

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Book Review: When Kids Can’t Read: What Teachers Can Do

Book Review When Kids Can’t Read-What Teachers Can Do: A Guide for Teachers 6-12 by Kylene Beers   When Kids Can’t Read-What Teachers Can Do: A Guide for Teachers 6-12 is a comprehensive text for teachers wishing to improve the reading skills, confidence and attitudes of struggling secondary students. Beers, a secondary English teacher by […]

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Resources: The Connections Lab

The McGill Connections Lab works towards bridging the gap between research and practice. According to their website: The Connections Lab is committed to improving the educational and psychological well-being of children and adolescents at-risk for academic problems. The goal is to provide seamless research-to-practice content and processes for school psychologists and teachers. We strive to […]

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Educaloi: Teaching Legal Life Skills

Educaloi: Teaching Legal Life Skills   Éducaloi explains the law to Quebecers in everyday language.  Workshops: A volunteer legal professional runs an interactive workshop in your classroom. Through debates, mock trials and more, students learn legal life skills and develop many competencies of the Quebec Education Program. Cost: free, depends on the availability of volunteer​ ​Guides: The guides […]

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Upcoming 2019 Canadian Election

The 2019 Canadian federal election is scheduled for October 21, 2019. As the date approaches our televisions, radios, sidewalks and social media platforms will be inundated with political campaign ads vying for our attention and support in an all-out battle for our vote. As voting age citizens we understand how the election process works and […]

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Deadline to enter 2019-2020 CNESST contest is October 18, 2019.

The Commission des normes, de l’équité de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) has launched the Safety First Job contest for the 2019-2020 school year! As a part of its program for prevention education in schools, high school, vocational training or college students are invited to submit a project that promotes the awareness […]

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