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As a teacher, you’re in a unique position to help support* students’ mental health and well-being. Whether you’re asking questions, sharing information or nurturing a positive space for learning — these resources offer building blocks for doing so in a mindful manner.
In most parts of Canada, it would take some effort not to assemble a diverse workforce. And almost certainly, that diverse workforce includes members of the LGBT community. Diversity is really just the first step, however. Without a culture of inclusion, diversity is just unrealized potential.
Wouldn't a spacewalk on Mars or a view from inside the human body take your science lessons to new heights? With virtual reality, the possibilities are endless in all subject matter. So why not explore way beyond the classrooms walls and watch students' curiosity and engagement take flight?
Western-based oil pipeline projects have for several years generated opposition worthy of Hollywood dramas. This past March, for example, police arrested hundreds of Keystone XL protesters who had tied themselves to a White House fence in opposition to the deeply divisive development. On this side of the border, environmental groups and Aboriginal ...
Plug "organizational culture" into Google and you get more than 32 million results. Clearly, culture is a topic on many people's minds. Forward-thinking business leaders, in particular, have embraced the link between culture and performance, which is good news for HR professionals, the natural owners of culture.
Tech trends have changed the educational landscape. Remain steps ahead of your students (while appealing to their socially savvy side!) by leveraging your favourite photo sharing platform and bringing innovation to art, science, math and more.
Norman Vartanian lights up a cigar, takes a sip of his afternoon coffee and leans forward in his leather chair, his back to a spectacular view of Lake Ontario. “When I turned 18, my father said to me, ‘I’m going to tell you something and don’t you ever forget it, if you want to be successful in life.’ He said, ‘The day has 24 hours: You sleep eight hours, you play eight hours and you work hard for eight hours.’”
The Evolution of Lifelong Learning (Supplement about Additional Qualifications for Ontario College of Teachers)
Published in Professionally Speaking, this 24-page supplement for Ontario Teachers is a guide to supporting diverse learners, new AQs and providers, updated stats and facts and revised leadership program guidelines.
Games are naturally engaging--so why not use this to your advantage in the classroom? Watch students master concepts quickly and retain content longer with these six online gamification tools, guaranteed to inject play into the everyday!
When U.S. President Barack Obama endorses your business model, expect it to spark a conversation.
Just ahead of a presidential visit to a Costco store in January, the White House released a paper praising the company’s practices, noting that its upfront investment in its workforce provides “increased productivity, better morale and lower turnover rates.” Pundits debated the praise in the weeks and months that followed.
Popular wisdom for the past few decades has dictated that open-plan offices encourage greater employee collaboration. However, this concept can result in decreased face-to-face communication between employees, according to research out of Harvard Business School.