March 2011


Occasional Teaching

Some like to work part-time, for many it is a route to full-time, and for others it’s a way to continue contributing to a profession they love.

by Leanne Miller, OCT

Transition to Teaching

Determined new teachers face increased wait times.

by Frank McIntyre

Camp or School?

Now in its 20th consecutive summer, Renfrew County’s Booster program has a solid track record of raising students’ reading levels, math competency and self-confidence.

by Leanne Miller, OCT

For the Love of Art

haute spécialisation

by Rochelle Pomerance


from the chair

registrar’s report

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Learning from medical schools / Pro-sports outreach / Government review finds dysfunction in BCCT / Help Haiti / Teach New bridging program for foreign-trained teachers / Annual writing marathon / Online education terminology bank / Share the learning Ontario College of Trades / A choice beyond the French curriculum / Grade 9 students learn CPR, the video way / Class Acts / PS Pics / Notable Dates


exemplary OCT

Marco Magazzeni, OCT

remarkable teacher

Amber Marshall recalls Dwayne Campbell



Nonfiction Mentor Texts / Teaching in Troubled Times / Teaching with the Tools Kids Really Use / Interface / Growing Greener Schools / Going Blue / NounSense / Fatty Legs / Cry of the Giraffe / The Dark Deeps / Une épouvantable saison


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governing ourselves


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