Teachers on Call shares how technology is being utilized in the classroom for the new school year.
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SHAD is a summer enrichment program where high potential high school students spend 4-weeks in July living at a host university campus outside their hometown and engage in experiential learning in STEAM & Entrepreneurship. It’s an opportunity for promising students to meet like-minded peers, explore Canada and gain an immersive university experience.
With the March Break coming up fast, it’s time to start planning activities to keep your child engaged over the short break.
With the focus in schools today on science, technology, education and math (STEM), many modern toys are catering to this trend. After all, STEM gifts provide much more than entertainment. They offer opportunities for children to develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Summer is a wonderful time to spend with family and friends and enjoy the beautiful weather after a busy school year. Unfortunately, studies show that between June and September, students can lose around 2 months of learning and have trouble adjusting for the fall. Fortunately, there are plenty of fun ways for students to keep learning over the summer.
STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) are becoming increasingly important in education and ultimately the workplace. With the majority of the fastest growing careers requiring Math and Science, The Ontario Ministry of Education has taken notice and is evolving the curriculum to focus more in these areas.