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Students, Computers and Learning - Making the Connection

Are there computers in the classroom? Does it matter? Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection examines how students’ access to and use of information and communication technology (ICT) devices has evolved in recent years, and explores how education systems and schools are integrating ICT into students’ learning experiences. 108 more words


Imagining an Educational Hybrid of ‘Utility U’ and ‘Utopia U’

Earlier this month, Professor Lisa Zurk, our new Associate Vice President for Research and Strategic Partnerships, gave me a copy of the September 13, 2015, … 696 more words


On rings.

“Miss, did you get that ring off a cupcake?”
“Yes, yes I did.”
“But it’s on your ring finger.”
“I know.”
“Boy, why you trippin? You know that a cupcake is better than a husband! 7 more words

Stuff High Schoolers Say

Doctors in England receive support from protest rally in Glasgow

Hundreds of Scottish junior doctors staged a solidarity protest last Tuesday night to support doctors in England who face proposed cuts to their salary. 308 more words


Thank you Sage Garden Project!

If you’ve been following along, you’ll know that this year we are working in partnership with  the Sage Garden Project who has generously gifted us with funds for a garden educator position, access to their curriculum and a scholarship to the Edible Schoolyard Academy this past summer. 189 more words

School Garden

Stand with Bahar Mustafa and Tony Cox: once again on free speech and liberty

When I first heard about the controversy over Bahar Mustafa making some jokes on the internet, I dismissed it as being pretty much a big fuss over nothing: some students with nothing better to do getting all worked up over some student activist making some ill-considered daft jokes. 1,274 more words