Unfortunately, British Columbia's new curriculum focuses on the process of learning rather than on actual content.
British Columbia's math scores are now worse than the national average.
In math, there’s a premium on efficiency and accuracy.
Tests are the best way to assess students on actual knowledge and skills acquired in a course.
The Toronto school board wants to lift the “veil of objectivity” from mathematics.
Ninety-two per cent of immigrant parents of K-12 children support standardized testing in schools.
Manitoba, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick are among the lowest-scoring provinces on both assessments.
When governments closed schools and disrupted learning, many families rediscovered the important contributions schools make to modern society.
There’s a close link between background knowledge and reading comprehension.
In science, Alberta outscored highly-ranked countries including Estonia and Finland.