Across Canada, communities are finding opportunities for schools to innovate and adapt to a changing world. In Ottawa, Uniting for Children and Youth (UCY) is doing the same. A grassroots network of parents, students, educators, and community members, the organization […]
Describing the traditional public education model as increasingly ‘outdated’ and limiting for students, The Ottawa Public Education Remake Initiative, a group of concerned Ottawa citizens, is pushing for a move to democratic or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.
A fast heartbeat, sweaty palms, and a few tears: the very first day of school is often an emotional one for children and parents. If your child is also riding the school bus for the first time, teaching them what to expect will build their confidence and make that first ride easy, and maybe tear-free.