Higher expectations and new curriculum demands mean that some children are spending much more time on homework. Now some parents are starting to wonder how much homework is too much.
Teacher Testing: Government Pushing Ahead
A new qualifying test, re-certification, an induction program and standardized performance appraisals - the pieces of the government's teacher testing program are starting to take shape. Find out more about what the government plans.
Mentoring Tradition Firmly Established in Ontario's Other Professions
A surge of young teachers in Ontario classrooms calls for mentoring as an essential component of professional development. There's a strong tradition of mentoring in other professions where it's seen as an essential element of beginning practice.
U.S. Business Group Promotes Teaching as a Profession
A high-powered American business group calls for significantly improved resources for teachers - and major pay hikes, too.
Target Day is a current affairs lesson using the Internet and designed for the new Civics course, although the approach and skills apply to a variety of subject areas.
Impact, Inspiration and Interest: Award-Winning Teacher Mark Bridges Engages Students with Video
Mark Bridges loves to use videos to support his classroom teaching. His first tips for his colleagues interested in doing the same - keep it short so student interest doesn't flag.
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