Children have been learning from home since the advent of education. The school system as we know it today is a relatively new concept, and before the provincial government took charge of schooling, our parents, family members, and neighbours were
Are you nearing that age where everyone is expecting you to make up your mind about the next phase of your academic career? Half of you reading this likely have a solid plan for the next four years of your
Earning your high school diploma is the most important step towards reaching your educational and career goals. However, not all of us perform at our best in a traditional school environment. If you’re currently struggling with your education or you
The age-old question, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” may be starting to feel like a weight on your shoulders by now. While many students knew from a young age they wanted to be a doctor,
Critical Thinking and Ontario Schools
A recent student of ours was caught copying the main information in their essay from various dubious internet sources. We found this upsetting on many levels. One disheartening aspect of this situation is that
Getting away from the constant threat of bullying can be one of the reasons to leave a traditional learning environment. If you do see yourself as a victim, you may not feel empowered to fight back. Bullies can make our lives quite miserable.
Remember Keyboarding class?
When I was a high school student, we had “Introduction to Keyboarding”. It was not uncommon for students to take this course, during the summer before starting high school. The course was a full condensed semester, hours everyday,
It is not uncommon for students to occasionally skip class or not want to participate in school activities. You can just chalk it up to the teenage antics, drama and moodiness. If a student continuously withdraws from school, especially
We happen to think that e-learning is great, but let’s face it, it is not for everyone. When compared with a more traditional classroom, e-learning brings certain advantages.
This blog post outlines six reasons why e-learning might be great for
Making the Most of Your Online Discussions from Dena Sotoudeh