There's a direct relationship between background knowledge about the topic of a book and one’s ability to understand it.
basic educational standards
A recent poll found that 80 per cent of Ontario parents support standardized testing.
One of the province's leading math educators sees math as an opportunity to push his political views on students.
Students are now subjected to lessons about the perils of white privilege, systemic racism and heterosexism.
Only 14 per cent of B.C. parents opposed standardized testing, with only five per cent strongly opposed.
The province's students were behind in math, science, and reading even before the pandemic.
First Nations education is a hot topic. With graduation rates on First Nations reserves below 40 per cent (compared to graduation rates above 80 per cent for all other Canadian students), the issue deserves ample attention from Canadians and the newly elected federal government.