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Math Scores Plummeting At Ontario Elementary Schools

| February 12, 2018 | 6 Comments
Math Scores Plummeting At Ontario Elementary Schools

Math Scores Plummeting At Ontario Elementary Schools In 2017, Ontario elementary schools received a rude wake up call when the Educational Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released the news that as little as 50% of students were able to meet the math standards set by the province. This is a number that has been decreasing […]

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Learning Expectations: Preemptive or Premature?

| January 16, 2018 | 6 Comments
Learning Expectations: Preemptive or Premature?

DISCLAIMER: This article is not blaming the teachers – it is an article about my opinion with the way things are done in schools and perhaps a fault in our curriculum.    Learning Expectations: Preemptive or Premature? Homework and Expectations in Elementary School   I got a letter from my son’s teacher this morning, here’s what […]

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Kids’ Hearts Stop Too: How Can We Save Them?

| February 24, 2014 | 3 Comments
Kids’ Hearts Stop Too: How Can We Save Them?

A heart stops. Yourself, your partner, your parent, or even your child collapses. A person in the crowd administers CPR.  An ambulance is called. If you are lucky, there is an Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) nearby and someone thinks to use it. There is no question that CPR saves lives, but AEDs save more lives […]

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