As parents, we’re often overwhelmed by the plethora of educational choices facing our children. There are benefits to both public and private high schools, but each comes with its own challenges. Boarding school is yet another option, one that some […]
New Ottawa program features innovative play equipment to put a thrilling new twist on gym class It’s all about kids letting loose, exploring and having endless fun, while challenging themselves and even learning a thing or two. Funatorium Explorium in Schools is […]
by Micki Di Cesare, The Parent Resource Centre Preparing your child for kindergarten means ensuring the whole family is ready to embark on this new adventure Are we ready for school? As your child is approaching school age, chances are you have […]
Outdoor education programs a modern-day return to ancient methods of learning As adults, we know that something as basic as yoga in the park or a weekend camping trip can calm us, invigorate us and recalibrate our frantic urban lives. […]
At 61, Kate Oakley did what many people her age talk about doing, but few actually follow through with. She walked into the Ottawa School of Art and immersed herself full-time in creating and studying art. Oakley came to the […]
Educators, parents continue to debate the merits of single-sex schools
No one questions that boys and girls are inherently different, but educators, developmental experts and parents remain divided on the effectiveness of separating the sexes when school is in session.
Single-sex classrooms are more traditionally associated with independent schools. However, public schools in Canada have also experimented with the concept.
What began as simple curiosity quickly turned into a lifelong passion for The Greenwoods Academy founder Sharleen McCorrister. Now, she’s looking to impart her passion for the philosophy to her own teachers and students, writes Michelle Jondreau.