Category: Teachers

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The Class of 2030 and Life-Ready Learning

The future of learning is here! As teachers and school leaders consider how to approach the rapidly changing realities of education, new research suggests today’s grade ones will graduate better prepared for their futures if they have a strong social and emotional foundation, developed in a personalized learning environment. This new research draws on multiple sources,... Read more

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TransformEd Change Agents: Lynn Thomas

Lynn Thomas is a teacher, digital lead learner, and prolific blogger from Grand Erie District School Board in Ontario. She has a passion for global digital learning and empowering student voice. For TransformEd, we asked her how she puts that passion to work in her classroom. Read the thoughts she shared with us! ••• The biggest challenge students in kindergarten will... Read more

Three students work at a laptop, with the headline TransformEd: Class of 2030"

TransformEd Change Agents: Heather Chalmers and Raffaella Coletta

Heather Chalmers and Raffaella Coletta are two teachers from York Catholic District School Board with a passion for empowering student voice and personalized learning through edtech. Learn about the benefits they've seen from orienting their classroom toward student-directing inquiry. ••• What are some small changes you've seen that can drive big outcomes for... Read more

Meet the winners of the Because You Teach contest

A lesson lasts just a moment, but the impact can last a lifetime. All throughout Back to School season, we’ve been asking Canadians to share stories about teachers who’ve changed their lives and nominate them for the Because You Teach Contest. We’ve been hearing about some inspiring educators, and it gives us a real sense of wonder to know that people like these are... Read more

Announcing the Make:Change Contest winners

This fall, we announced a contest inviting students across Canada to show how they would use STEM skills for positive change. It was a chance to showcase all the amazing things that students can do when they engage with STEM. Today, thanks to help from our partners at Actua and Fair Chance Learning, we're excited to announce the winners! The grand prizes for the contest are... Read more