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Male teachers disappearing from elementary school classrooms

Towering above his students at Windsor’s Northwood Elementary School, six-foot-11 Richard Shaw hardly looks like an endangered species.

Yet Shaw and his male peers are becoming increasingly rare in Ontario’s classrooms, especially at the elementary school level. 1,103 more words


School boards select leadership chair

Gale Simko-Hatfield is the new chair of the Greater Essex County District School Board (GECDSB) and Barb Holland was acclaimed as chair for the Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board (WECDSB). 57 more words


English language pilot project at Immaculate Conception rapidly improving language skills

The world has been expanding one phonetic sound or letter at a time since September for the students involved in an English as Second Language pilot project being run at the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board’s Immaculate Conception Elementary School. 1,055 more words


Province launches new initiative to get students physically active 60 minutes a day

Windsor-Essex school boards say it will take a community effort to fulfill a new provincial initiative to improve student health with 60 minutes of daily exercise. 554 more words


Ontario students shine in international computer and information literacy testing

Ontario’s students scored among the best in the world in the first International Computer and Information Literacy study released Thursday.

The students scored 547 out of a possible 600 to finish behind only the Czech Republic (553). 620 more words


Adult education offering second chances in life

David White escaped the consequences of his decision to quit high school in Grade 11 for more than two decades until the 2008 economic crash educated him about the bleak reality of his future. 817 more words