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In the media - The great ouster: Find lost students and woo them back to school

In the media - The great ouster: Find lost students and woo them back to school

Students who have fallen out of the education system due to the pandemic risk forming an underclass with diminished prospects, and the Ontario government needs a major outreach effort to bring missing students back to its classrooms, says the head of a global commission for education recovery.

Gathering Community in the New Normal

Gathering Community in the New Normal

This article describes a model of school and community engagement, the Gathering Model, that may prove useful. In presenting this model, we share a set of equitable best practices that teachers, schools, and school boards can use as a template for parent and community outreach initiatives and to offer a resource for addressing the new normal.

In the media - Thinking back: How childhood memories affect teachers

In the media - Thinking back: How childhood memories affect teachers

According to Lisa Farley, a researcher and education professor at York University, the research team was interested in investigating how children are represented in classrooms and curriculum. This area of focus led them to research how teachers’ understanding of childhood might be affected by their own childhood memories.

Professor Heather Lotherington presents at 'The Magic of Innovation: Language and Language Teaching in a Changing Environment' conference

Professor Heather Lotherington presents at 'The Magic of Innovation: Language and Language Teaching in a Changing Environment' conference

Professor Heather Lotherington recently presented at The Magic of Innovation: Language and Language Teaching in a Changing Environment international conference which was held virtually this past April.