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Free fitness program gets kids up and moving January 2019

Free fitness program gets kids up and moving

Many schools around Montreal are signing up for this program in an effort to help kids get more exercise

Homework can be a headache – is it worth the pain? September 2018

Homework can be a headache – is it worth the pain?

Some elementary schools are greatly reducing or eliminating homework altogether

Why it is crucial to teach kids to code April 2018

Why it is crucial to teach kids to code

Teaching young people the language of computers is a trend that is rapidly growing in popularity.

West Island school board lauded for digital citizenship program January 2018

West Island school board lauded for digital citizenship program

The Lester B Pearson School program gets top marks from the authors of a book about successful initiatives at Canadian schools

New math-focused tutoring centre opens in Pierrefonds October 2017

New math-focused tutoring centre opens in Pierrefonds

Seriously Addictive Maths (S.A.M.) focuses on a teaching method out of Singapore that encourages logic and critical thinking

Schools encouraged to relax rules on lice October 2017

Schools encouraged to relax rules on lice

The Quebec Ministry of Health recommendations state that kids being treated for head lice should not be prevented from attending school

English school board launches healthy eating program October 2017

English school board launches healthy eating program

Students from a very young age will be taught the basics of nutrition and the four essential food groups

Innovative teaching methods picking up STEAM September 2017

Innovative teaching methods picking up STEAM

More and more schools are adopting a new way of teaching science, technology, engineering, arts, math, and science

School gardens growing in popularity September 2017

School gardens growing in popularity

Elementary schools across Montreal have adopted a new program which encourages managing a garden

School adopts innovative approach to behaviour issues September 2017

School adopts innovative approach to behaviour issues

The program uses positive reinforcement and energy breaks to help students refocus

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