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Job-Training Programs Make Remediation Relevant

A few years ago, Sheila Ortega was scrubbing floors at a local grocery store, a high-school dropout with no clear path out of poverty. Today Ms.

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Grammar II

The second step in grammar review that I attempt with my students is teaching them how those parts of speech are represented in sentences. This takes a good deal of practice and, although I teach beyond the basics, the most important parts of a sentence, in order for student’s to implement grammar as a strategy, are subjects, objects, complements, and dependent phrases. 1,266 more words


Well done 1 AF...

You are wonderful writers, marvellous mathematicians, super scientists and amazing artists and very ready for year 2! I’ve had a great year with you and look forward to seeing you again in September! 33 more words


POP QUIZ WEDNESDAY: Toronto's Festival of Beer

We’ll be the first to admit that boozing it up any day of the week is our favourite activity. But there’s a little somethin’ somethin’ about winning free tickets that makes slurping down our morning coffee (with a kick of Kahlua) THAT much better. 154 more words


College, on Your Own

Nichele L. Pollock felt like she was moving through college in slow motion. In seven years, she had gotten about halfway through her bachelor’s degree.

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The problem with 'Humanities'

I believe in the importance of teachers who understand the discipline of their subject. When teaching history non specialists are, for example, more likely to: 934 more words

History Teaching

Football in the Steiner School

World Cup fever didn’t last long in our house this time as a result of England’s disappointing performance, but as a postscript to the event, here is some detail on why football is considered too “non-Steiner” to be encouraged in the schools. 702 more words