curriculum

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Majority of Ontario parents want balance—not bias—and parental consent in K-12 schools

Eighty-one per cent of Ontario parents want schools to provide advance notice when controversial topics will be discussed.


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Ontario’s Canadian history curriculum remains a confusing mess

The specific learning outcomes in the curriculum guide are so broad that teachers can do almost anything with them.


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All high school graduates should be able to pass the citizenship test
In some provinces, what students learn about Canadian history is left almost entirely to the teacher’s discretion.

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COVID school closures dramatically set kids back—here are some solutions

Union agreements hamper the ability of governments to hire and reward excellent teachers based on merit.


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Holocaust education in schools is a good start—and shows why facts matter

Only when you possess background knowledge about a topic can you think critically about it.


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Ontario government closed schools even after reality of COVID became clear

By December 2020, a large body of research showed that children represented two per cent or less of COVID.


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B.C.’s new curriculum will shortchange students

There's a direct relationship between background knowledge about the topic of a book and one’s ability to understand it.