Tag: Learning

LinkedIn Online Courses Free For The Month

LinkedIn has just released it’s 3rd annual list of Most Popular Courses on its Learning platform. Unsurprisingly, the most popular course of the year has to do with handling what many had to; working from home. It’s called “Time Management:

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Set Up Kids For Success At Home

The decision is looming as school boards try to finalize their return to school plans and parents try to figure out if keeping their kids home or sending them to school is a better choice. The reality is that school

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QuaranTrivia Online Game Fights COVID Misinformation

University of Waterloo student is helping to combat COVID-19 misinformation with a little help from an adorable animation called Dr. Pixel. Science student Ridhi Patel found herself at home in Niagara Falls when the pandemic shut down the Waterloo campus

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Good Way To Pass Time At Home – GNSOTD Wed, Mar 25th 2020

When you are stuck at home you might be tempted to just sit and binge watch TV or movies. You might even find yourself falling into the pit of watching hours of news videos online. We’ve already touched on things

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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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Free Anishinaabemowin Niwasa Language App Now Available

There is now a free app to help teach the Anishinaabemowin Niwasa language that you can get for what ever your device might be. It was released by Niwasa Kendaaswin Teg, a not for profit charitable Indigenous organization which serves the Indigenous

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Fathers Speak Out About What They Wish They Had Done Differently

As a parent to two children in different stages of life it is hard not to look at some choices that have been made and wish to have done them differently. It’s also impossible to not be proud of others

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Kids Learn To Grow Their Own Food Garden – GNSOTD Wednesday, Aug 14th 2019

Implemented just a few years ago; a school run garden program in the Waterloo region has grown so popular that requests caused the program runners to create a formal curriculum for other educators to use. The Waterloo Region School Food Garden

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Learn To Code With Code Mobile

Residents of all ages can learn to code this summer. Code Mobile, a computer lab on wheels, will be stopping in the City of Brantford to offer free interactive classes to teach computer programming and software code.   Code Mobile

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Over Half Of Grand Erie School Board Schools Gone Green

Grand Erie District School Board this past week announced that more than half of the board’s 72 schools were rewarded for their environmental efforts in 2018-19 with 38 earning EcoSchools Certification. Initiatives led by students include introducing recycling programs, encouraging

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