The approach is a response to growing anxiety about plastic pollution and is also an acknowledgment that household recycling has not kept pace with the rapid spread of cheap consumer packaging discarded after a single use Continue reading
This simple activity teaches the steps in the scientific method in a fun and simple way that utilizes Google Sheets and M&Ms. Continue reading
The K20 Center examines I Notice, I Wonder, an instructional strategy that helps students create good questions from the information at hand by writing down what they notice and what they wonder about a new topic. Support active learning in your classroom with this series of videos on instructional strategies, their strengths, and their uses. Continue reading
Some regions across Canada are seeing an increase in floods due to heavier and more frequent rainfall. It’s high time that governments at all levels figure out how to mitigate the costly impact, experts say. Continue reading
Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is taking his first spacewalk this morning. Saint-Jacques and U.S. astronaut Anne McClain tackled battery and cable work outside the International Space Station on Monday. It was the third spacewalk in just 2½ weeks for the space station crew. Today’s walk is expected to last 6½ hours. Continue reading
A leaked copy of a government report on climate change says that since 1948, Canada’s annual average temperature over land has warmed 1.7 C, with higher rates seen in the North, the Prairies and northern British Columbia.
Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success.
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