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February 24, 2020

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Rubik's Cube Taught Me How I Learn Best
Two weeks ago, I was in the midst of my daily YouTube rabbit hole, watching video after video, until I discovered a man by the name of Feliks Zemdegs. He solved the famous Rubik’s Cube in a mere four seconds. The exact time being 4.22 seconds.
August 2, 2019
Gaining New Insights Through the New York Times Summer Journalism Program
The summer between two school years is a critical time that presents an opportunity to enrich your day-to-day life, whether it be with the wisdom gleaned from novels, with that new trick you’ve taught your dog, or, in my case, with the love of learning and inquisition gained from a two-week summer journalism program in New York City.
September 30, 2019
Brentwood College School Field Hockey
This season, field hockey had more of an on-campus profile thanks to the donation of the artificial turf by a former player and her family. This enabled us to train occasionally at the school and play 7-aside interhouse matches. The majority of our games and training, however, were on Duncan’s turfs alongside the 1st X1. As a result, some of our players graduated to that team and we acquired Development team players to replace them.
December 24, 2019
Hudson College students on SchoolAdvice SchoolPress pages
Hudson College All the Buzz about Bees
The Hudson honey bees have been very busy. A few weeks ago, the bee keepers from Alveole came to collect the frames of honey from our hive. In a few weeks time, the bee keepers will visit the Grade 1 and Grade 2 students to teach them how to extract honey from the frames. Our Hudson honey will be available for sale soon.
October 1, 2019
Southridge Participates in ZoomFest 2019
Southridge student filmmakers won multiple awards including Best Senior Sound Design at the ZoomFest Awards Gala held at Mulgrave School on Saturday, November, 30.
December 10, 2019
Armbrae Academy Head of School
Armbrae Academy announces New Incoming Head of School
The Armbrae Academy Board of Governors announces the selection of Stephen (Steve) Clarke as its new (incoming) Head of School. Steve will assume his new role on July 1, 2019.
April 18, 2019
Four tips to help adolescents suffering from anxiety and stress
The article “L’anxiété chez les jeunes en très forte hausse” by Pierre Saint-Arnaud (La Presse canadienne), published the 26th of October in Le Devoir reports concerns voiced by “L’Association des médecins psychiatres du Québec” regarding the increase in anxiety and stress in children and adolescents.
November 30, 2019
Empowering girls at SMLS
Empowering Girls in the Process of Self Discovery
During the 128-year history of St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School, one golden thread has run throughout the tapestry of our approach to educating girls. This school always encouraged its students in a direction that superseded expectations for women at the time.
September 24, 2019
elementary student exploring at Sacred Heart School of Halifax
This is the Best Day Every
“This is the best day ever!” These words are music to the ears of any educator who puts considerable time and effort into thinking about and planning for the daily success of the children in their care.  In our Junior Primary program, we hear these words a lot!
September 19, 2019
Future-Focused Learning in Artificial Intelligence, AWS Educate & WPGA
A central tenet of life at WPGA is future-focused learning. At our school, we strive to prepare students for the future with authentic educational experiences that fully embrace emerging technologies.
December 12, 2019
Kells Academy Across the Universe Spring Concert, Exploring the Songs of the Beatles
​The annual Spring concert is a special event for Kells Academy. It brings our community together and gives our students the opportunity to showcase their musical, dramatic and dance talents for family and friends. This year we varied from tradition by putting on a full musical production, an adapted version of the film Across The Universe, which features many of The Beatles legendary songs.
May 28, 2019
zip lining YMCA Academy students
Youth Exchange Canada: Tobique First Nation
I was very excited when Ashley McLellan, a dynamic young educator who had been spending some time with me helping me think about impact and learning, introduced me to the resource The Third Path: A Relationship-Based Approach to Student Well-Being and Achievement.
September 15, 2019
waldorf blog write to read forest scene
Benefits of Waldorf's Writing to Read Approach
Waldorf Education starts to set the foundation for reading in kindergarten. Learning to read is allowed to evolve for each child in the same form as it evolved from the beginning of humanity..
April 17, 2019
teacher and early childhood students building with lego
7 Ways to Boost Your Child's Development
Child development involves all the changes that take place in your child physically, emotionally and in terms of their language and thought. This begins when they are born and continues until they reach adulthood. A child gradually becomes more independent during this time, eventually reducing its dependency on its parents or guardians.
August 17, 2019
Mabin School Schoolpress post
Six Relationship Rules for School Teams
At The Mabin School, we have committed to really working on our relationships with each other as well as our relationships with our students, their families, and other community members. Relationships between students are a large part of our curriculum and always have been.
September 2, 2019
Ted Spears founder of IPS
IPS founder Ted Spear's Education Reimagined: The Schools our Children Need
Spear’s ideas have been crafted through decades of work in the education field. He did a bachelor of education and a master and PhD of philosophy of education. He taught in Northern Manitoba, in Haida Gwaii and at Columbia College, becoming more and more impatient with the mainstream education system. So in 1995, along with a few other people, he started his own school. Spear was head of IPS on and off before retiring in 2017.
September 25, 2019
Greenwood School SchoolPress Blog
Jack Chapter: #BeThere Initiative
It was an awesome day at our #BeThere initiative. This initiative really highlighted the importance of being an ally in relation to people struggling with mental health and people in the LGBTQ+ community or both. Research has shown that LGBTQ+ people have higher rates of mental health challenges because of societal prejudice, verbal/physical abuse from peers, the use of derogatory terms, and/or institutional discrimination.
November 20, 2019
Service Learning Reshaping Education
The process of teaching and learning in schools is continuously evolving to better align with personal, professional and environmental factors. As the world becomes more interconnected, education must do more than focus on traditional academic achievement.
October 17, 2019
Teacher and students in an outdoor class setting.
Imagine the Class of 2030, will your child be ready?
In 2019, the ways we communicate and socialize with each other, as well as the ways we work and play, are vastly different than they were ten years ago. Now fast forward eleven years to 2030 when our grade one students will be graduating from high school and imagine what the class of 2030 will need to be ‘life-ready’.
September 26, 2019
Branksome Hall Student Advocates for Women in STEM
“It’s not about intelligence, it’s about believing you can,” says Zainab Azim, a Grade 12 student at Branksome Hall. Zainab has become a fierce advocate for the next generation of young women to pursue their passions and get involved in STEM. In reflecting on the lower participation rates of women and girls in the field, she notes, “It’s not because women aren’t smart enough, it’s the cultural norms we have created…”
December 13, 2019

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