Until the last century, young people did not choose an “occupation”. They simply followed in their parents’ footsteps and learned the knowledge and skills required for work in their childhood and early adolescent years. In the world of technology, this
According to Statistics Canada, “home schooling is an alternative method of learning that takes place outside the public or private school environment.” A recent study published by the Fraser Institute reveals interesting data about the current state of homeschooling in
In this short video, we discuss the advantages of Online Homeschooling as an alternative way to earn high school credits.
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Back when I was a student in high school, an overall average of 75% would guarantee entrance to almost any university program. Those days are long gone as the expectations keep rising and as post-secondary institutions demand high grades. According
For almost 10 years, math test scores and student performance in math has been steadily declining in this province. According to the National Post, only half of grade six Ontario students are reaching the expected provincial standards; and while the
With more public school boards such as that of Brampton and Mississauga joining force to voice their concern about poor performance of students in the province-wide standardized mathematics and literacy test, an old debate has been renewed: does this type
Many decades ago, typing was an essential school subject that would improve students’ chance of obtaining future employment. Some twenty years ago, computer class was an elective course, auxiliary to the “more important” subjects of math, science, history, and English.
Learning French as a second language in Ontario offers you a long list of advantages when you want to join the Canadian workforce. You don’t have to live in Quebec or New Brunswick to come across bilingualism or a knowledge
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