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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

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

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

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

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

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

French school board lifts peanut ban September 2017

French school board lifts peanut ban

The Commission scolaire de Montréal (CSDM) is hoping that by doing so, students will learn about safe food habits and balanced diets

School tests out new ‘sexuality’ curriculum May 2017

School tests out new ‘sexuality’ curriculum

The new program is being tested at 15 different schools and discusses ideas of sexual identity, gender and the biology of sex

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