Everywhere on TV we find deadbeat dads, doofus dads and lazy, irresponsible nincompoops. They are completely incompetent in helping out at home, let alone raising their kids. Where is the Super-Dad? Does he really exist? Not according to many of the TV shows that kids are watching today.
Children with learning difficulties have a lot to learn at the Eaton Arrowsmith Schools in Vancouver and Victoria. I spoke to Sandra Heusel from Eaton Arrowsmith to get a better understanding of the unique program available at these schools. We had a great chat that touched on the program that the teachers use to help [...]
I had a great time last week speaking with Dave Bird, principal of the Pinehurst School in St. Catherines. Pinehurst (view their listing on OurKids.net) specializes in helping students who have learning or behavioural difficulties that prevent them from succeeding in “traditional” classrooms. From their website: Our Mission is to motivate all of our Pinehurst [...]
Wow, this is a great bit of information for educators. Thanks to David Ligon for compiling this resource for a conference presentation that he did. If you are considering integrating social media in to your classroom, at any age, then you need to take a quick read through this. I also think that teachers who [...]