The Ontario government recently announced a ban on cellphone use in the classroom for non-educational purposes. The new regulation goes into effect at the start of the new school year. According to the provincial government, students will no longer be
On Wednesday, March 27, hundreds of Grade 10, 11 and 12 students in Ontario wrote the province’s Secondary School Literacy Test, more commonly known as the OSSLT.
What is OSSLT?
The OSSLT, scheduled by and administered through the Education Quality and
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With March Break and new beginnings in the air, now is a great time to take a break from the sedentary side of academics, get physically active and have fun. Indoors or out, high impact or low, it’s always a
The first year of college or university is full of unknowns. Nevertheless, there is no doubt that it will be one of the most exciting and worthwhile experiences of your life. If you are inching closer to the first year,
Math was always a weak subject for me as a student. It seemed no matter how hard I tried, I could not grasp the concepts and I certainly could not relate to them. I wondered, why did I need to
When it comes to college and university applications, it’s not always just about one’s grades. Depending on the program you are applying to, supplemental materials such as information about volunteer work and extracurricular activities you have been involved in, as
Are you currently in grade 7 or 8 and wonder what high school will be like? It’s normal to feel a mixture of positive and negative emotions about this new chapter in your life. Regardless of the school you choose,
Finding time to have fun during the school year can be challenging for many students. However, maintaining a balance between work and play is important for both intellectual growth and emotional wellbeing. If school becomes all work and no play,
Over the years, researchers have attempted to classify study techniques and identify the ones that are most optimal for learners. Unfortunately, it’s been hard for researchers to pinpoint which specific strategies are the best. This makes sense when we think