Education


Wonders of Forest School

Parents who put their children in forest school can expect dirty, happy kids at pickup, as well as lively dinner conversations about all they’ve learned. Continue reading

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Girls Wielding Tools Tackle Streetcar 696 Restoration

At Rideau High School, female students have signed on for a credit course/community project.
Called Streetcar 696, it involves restoring a 1917 City of Ottawa streetcar.

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Dual Credit Program Helps Kids Earn HS Diploma

The Dual Credit Program allows students to take a college course (or two) in high school. The credits count towards both their Ontario Secondary School Diploma and college. Continue reading

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Parents, You are the Teacher’s Helpers

What happens at home has a huge impact on how kids manage in the classroom. There are everyday things you can do, as parents, to make a positive difference. Continue reading

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Free To Learn

Live and learn? That’s what’s happens for the kids in this family. For them, homeschooling is part of a lifestyle geared to simplicity and creativity. Continue reading

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Help Kids Ease Into School Year

Parenting expert Alyson Schafer offers us some valuable tips to help our kids — at all stages — ease into this new school year. Continue reading

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Help Ease Teens’ Anxiety about Exams

Kids across town are getting set for final exams. Some get anxious about them. If your teen does, you can help relieve some of the apprehension. Continue reading

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Salad Days at Norman Johnston Alternate School

Good things are happening at Norman Johnston Alternate School. The school’s Salad Days at NJ program is teaching teens about nutrition and healthy eating. Continue reading

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OCDSB’s International Certificate Program

The OCDSB’s International Certificate Program is a high school option that provides learners with a global perspective as well as opportunities to expand their horizons. Continue reading

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Teach Your Kids Character

  Some things you don’t necessarily learn in school. Character is one of them. Character is the internal compass that will influence your child’s choices and life direction in many ways. And it’s something you can teach at home. by Cathy … Continue reading

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