News of Canada's successful immigrant students glosses over important stories of racism, for example the 'streaming' of Black males. But without more data beyond Toronto, the story is hard to share.
Until Canadians challenge the normalization of violence against children, we will continue to support, or at least tacitly condone, something that by all accounts is harmful.
Undergraduate students need a learning community that meets throughout their degrees for workshops and community-building. Such a post-secondary ‘homeroom’ could multiply positive connections.
Learning to code is often presented as a solution to job market problems of the 21st century, but are students really learning the competencies they will need?
The end of times, and any small-scale apocalypse, has a special quality: that of distilling what is important from what is superficial and unnecessary.
Not just for would-be actors: Theatre of the Oppressed is a unique genre of drama education through which students learn how to analyze social problems and change typical outcomes.
When parents walk in the forest with their children and us and see how children are drawn to spiral snails, together we see how connections with the land are critical for the Earth's future.
Research shows that cooking with your kids helps them try more foods, eat more healthily and waste less food. It also offers opportunities to practise math and bond as a family.
Instead of getting "back to basics" to improve math skills, we should make math literacy a priority by developing, attracting and supporting skilled teachers, and improving math literacy at home.
Conventional wisdom across much of the Western world says there's a strong link between education and upward social mobility. Really?
Necessity and desperation are portrayed as the prime motivators of innovative behaviour, but in reality, stability and holistic incentives go a long way to freeing up creative energy.
Indigenous entrepreneurship is growing at a rate six times faster than the general Canadian population and it is 10 years younger. Culturally relevant financial literacy is critical to its success.
A single solution can't magically erase gender-based violence in schools, but if we start listening to students, we may hear new stories of masculinity and femininity echoing through school hallways.
The extent to which schools foster political deliberation, engagement, understanding and empathy has far-reaching implications for our democracy.
The day of remembrance and action, also called White Ribbon Day, marks the anniversary of the murders of 14 female engineering students killed in 1989 at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.
In a world where employees and consumers want businesses to be more sustainable, there's a growing need for business leaders who share these values — and a new type of business education.
Legal or not, unpaid internships are likely to continue as long as people face barriers breaking into the workforce and some employers see the opportunity for free labour.
Conflict in the classroom may not look or sound like an argument. It might look like disengagement if students don't feel seen and heard.
Working class parents may be too busy to attend high school events, but they take an active role in their children's success.
To grasp how extraordinary evils are often committed by ordinary people, we need to consider how we define evil, and most importantly, whom we consider to be the agents of evil.