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Google Classroom

Research & Findings   |   September 13, 2017

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To complete this Googlish issue, it shouldn’t be surprising that Google has an entire branch dedicated to schools and education. According to Google, twenty million students are using Chrome Classroom. If you’d like to explore... read more

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Sentence Builder

Research & Findings   |   September 13, 2017

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Designed for primary and elementary students, this app appears to offer a fun way to learn how to write simple and compound sentences in English. It includes audio reinforcement and progress monitoring. Note: It costs... read more

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Google Play’s World Atlas

Research & Findings   |   September 13, 2017

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World Atlas offers a broad array of facts about 260 different countries in the world. Includes human geography, flags, national anthems, quizzes, and, because it’s Google, a street view mode. Drawbacks: Android only, it contains... read more

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High School Physics Calculator

Research & Findings   |   September 13, 2017

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Do your students need an app that will calculate answers for questions in kinematics, motion, energy, power, gravity, temperature and thermodynamics? Explore this calculator, designed to help high-school students with their physics questions. Works only... read more

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“Reminder” App

Research & Findings   |   September 13, 2017

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If students aren’t reading your emails and handouts, you might consider “Remind,” an app that delivers real-time messaging to an individual, or group, over any phone. All phone numbers remain private, and confidentiality is maintained.... read more

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Math App

Research & Findings   |   September 13, 2017

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If you’re teaching grades one-to-eight math, this app may be worth a look—the link includes an informational video. Its goal is to make learning math fun by building it into game-playing. Testimonials claim students are... read more

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Translation Tool

Research & Findings   |   September 13, 2017

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If you’re struggling with a classroom of students who are working in their second language, you might want to consider this translation tool. It works online and offline, and can translate text via smart phones.... read more

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Ontario school board promotes literature diversity to reflect student body

Articles of Interest   |   September 12, 2017

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Students at a high school in Brampton, Ont., will not be reading about star-crossed lovers in Verona this year, or a feisty six-year-old girl in Maycomb, Ala., or a group of young boys marooned on... read more

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Sir Ken Robinson on how schools are stifling students’ creativity

Articles of Interest   |   September 7, 2017

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While many Canadian educators struggle to find the solution to students’ declining math scores, there’s one expert who says we may be looking at the problem the wrong way. Sir Ken Robinson – education guru,... read more

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Ontario to target math, report cards in curriculum revamp

Articles of Interest   |   September 6, 2017

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The Ontario government is planning a major reform of the school curriculum with a focus on improving student achievement in subjects such as math, where standardized test scores are falling or stagnating. The Globe and... read more

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Canadian universities hold steady in global rankings

Articles of Interest   |   September 5, 2017

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Canadian universities have maintained their global rankings in this year’s Times Higher Education World University Rankings, but will need to bolster their investment in research if they want to keep up with intensive global competition... read more

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Video: Opinion: Canada’s next 150: Our responsibility to Indigenous youth

Videos   |   September 5, 2017

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Ry Moran, director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, says Canada has to address systemic racism, Indigenous rights and fundamental needs like water, health care and safety, so Indigenous youth have the same... read more

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Why some schools have ditched academic and athletic awards

Articles of Interest   |   September 3, 2017

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For the first time in as long as anyone can remember, no one at Strathcona Elementary School in Chilliwack, B.C., won an award for athletics or academics this year. That is because there were no... read more

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Half of Grade 6 students fail to meet Ontario math standards

In the News   |   August 31, 2017

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Half of Ontario’s Grade 6 students failed to meet provincial standards in math this year, according to standardized test scores that showed no improvement over the previous year and have prompted calls to overhaul the... read more

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Canadians poised to nearly double back-to-school spending compared to 2016

In the News   |   August 28, 2017

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Canadians this year are expected to spend almost double what they spent on school supplies last year as technology reshapes what they are buying, and also how and when they are making their purchases. Households... read more

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