Forest schools allow children to explore and learn through inquiry and play “Every day at forest school is different,” says Alyssa Delle Palme, co-founder of Wild Roots Nature and Forest School, located at Macskimming Outdoor Education Centre in Cumberland. Students […]
Technology is all around us and becoming more integrated in everything we do. From exploring an idea to conceptualizing that idea to creating something, most, if not all that process is now done using some form of technology. Children are […]
A child-centred environment, mixed-age classes, focus on freedom and personal responsibility, and activity-based learning are among the core tenets of the Montessori educational philosophy. James Gordon explains. Ask Montessori teachers and administrators what makes their educational strategies different from those […]
The benefits of a bilingual education are numerous, and some say in this era of globalization, it’s never been more important. James Gordon explains why learning French might be the right choice for your child. Most people in Ottawa are […]
Describing the traditional public education model as increasingly ‘outdated’ and limiting for students, The Ottawa Public Education Remake Initiative, a group of concerned Ottawa citizens, is pushing for a move to democratic or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.