The return of another academic year is upon us, meaning parents are once again faced with the daunting task of back-to-school shopping.
Describing the traditional public education model as increasingly ‘outdated’ and limiting for students, The Ottawa Public Education Remake Initiative, a group of concerned Ottawa citizens, is pushing for a move to democratic or self-directed learning.
There are a number of telling symptoms to indicate your child may have a learning disability, and early detection can make a world of difference, writes Karen van Doorn. As a mom, I wished I had known the early signs […]
With more educational options than ever, here’s a list of criteria to consider when choosing a school for your child. Where your child will attend school is one of the most important decisions you can make as a parent. Early […]
Proposed cuts to the public board’s gifted programs have some Ottawa parents worried about the impact on their children’s social and emotional development. It was always clear to Kristina Rudnitski that her son, Will, was bright. By the age of […]