Tag: Education

Survey Shows 40% Of U.S. Parents Will Continue Home Education.

A new survey from the US shows that even though the majority of parents are hoping that schools will open in the fall so they can send the kids back, a significant number of parents plan on continuing to home school regardless

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Former Homeless Teen Graduating On Dean’s List – GNSOTD Wed, May 20th 2020

With the COVID-19 Pandemic still wreaking havoc on the world, millions are at risk or are facing homelessness, as this has an impact on not just health, but also the economy. But for those in that position, or others worried

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Classrooms On Zoom Allow For More Special Guests.

One of the nice things about classes that are doing online video chat lessons is that they can more easily allow special guests to drop in to help out. That means a local expert in some subject who might not

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Publicly-Funded Ontario Schools To Remain Closed Until May 31st.

All publicly-funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Education Minister Stephen Lecce has announced. Yesterday, Education Minister Stephen Lecce made the announcement, as part of an effort to keep students,

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Educating Kids From Home

It’s currently still March Break, so taking the week off from teaching the kids is expected for now. But they won’t be going back to school once Monday comes. So what happens then? The announcement of the additional weeks came

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Update On School Strikes For This Week

The issues being discussed and the talking points from the two sides have not changed much in all of the months these disputes have been going on. The Teachers’ Unions continue to say they would go back to work if

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Province Wide School Strike Today And What To Expect Next Week – Friday Feb 21st 2020

For the first time since 1997; teachers and education workers across the province will be out of their classrooms. It’s is a full withdrawal of services by all four major unions Today which will see some two million students kept

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Full Update On Teachers Job Actions For February 10th To 14th

Grand Erie elementary students are going to be home twice this week, and a number of French language schools will be closed across the province on Thursday thanks to a number of strikes taking place this week. The Elementary Teachers’

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More Job Action, Including Strikes, Coming Next Week As ETFO Strikes Today.

As the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has a Province wide Full Withdrawal of Services today, there have been announcements of further job action for next week. While the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has not yet announced

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Kitchener High School Feeling Positive Vibes – GNSOTD Monday, Dec 16th, 2019

High School can be a trying time for students, especially as you come toward the end of a semester, exams, and the long dark before the Christmas break. But back at the beginning of September, there was one grade-11 business class,

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