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Good teacher overnight; Cooperative Learning in low-resource environments

I have recently been charged by an Uthman ibn Affan Trust to empower Syrian teachers in Turkish refugee camps.

The objective of the Trust is to give the next generation of Syrians the skill set needed to rebuild their country. 326 more words

Cooperative Learning

21C Music Festival brings top talent to Toronto this week

The Royal Conservatory brings amazing musical talent to Toronto this week, with the third edition of the 21C MUSIC FESTIVAL.

If you ask me, the Kronos Quartet with Tanya Tagaq appearance is one of the top concerts in 2016 in Toronto. 27 more words

English Blog


April 23, 2016 was a beautiful spring day, not too hot, not too cold, just right, with a slight breeze. The sun was shining and everyone was taking advantage of the beautiful day, simply trying to shake the rain from previous weeks. 329 more words

Teaching Hamilton

Teaching Hamilton

I’m late to the Hamilton party. However, I’ve decided to include Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical in my honors composition class for the fall semester. 2,531 more words

Course Planning

Living in a Competitive, Globally-Connected, and Technologically Intensive World

This past week, the Ontario Ministry of Education released the 21C Competencies Foundation Document, Phase 1.

What do you think?  Join the conversation.

Access the document… 12 more words

Leading Learning

21C 2016

The line up for this year’s 21C is out.  It’s a bit difficult for a genre based blog like this to know what to say about a genre busting event like 21C so I will point out the things that look even remotely relevant.   63 more words

Toronto Opera News And Views

Self-help videos for Wellness Week

In December, Nipmuc students and faculty participated in a Wellness Week, sponsored by our Counseling Center. The week was very well-received and really enjoyed the opportunity to spend 30 minutes practicing yoga, de-stressing with glitter and getting a 10 minute chair massage. 282 more words