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Let’s Play! Activities for Families

Let’s Play! Activities for Families is a new package of resources developed by the BC Ministry of Education for parents and caregivers who want to support their child’s early learning …

Digital Literacy 101

Looking for support in teaching students digital literacy skills such as authenticating information, managing privacy, addressing cyberbullying, and being safe online? MediaSmarts has created Digital Literacy 101, a suite of …

The Teenage Brain

In honour of International Youth Day this coming Sunday, today’s blogpost presents 3 pieces of information on the teenage brain. First, watch Dan Siegel and the Adolescent Brain, describing myths …

Implicit Bias

Implicit bias has a real and significant impact on educators and their students. In the following video, Allyx Schiavone, Executive Director of the Friends Center for Children in New Haven, …

Healthy Eating Songs and Rhymes

It’s Family Literacy Week! Today we’re delighted to welcome Lindsey Krabbenhoft as our guest blogger. Getting kids to eat healthy foods is one of a caregiver’s most important and sometimes …

The Jigsaw Method

What are the most effective teaching strategies? Research by John Hattie and Greg Donoghue indicates that it depends on a number of factors, including where students are in the learning …