By EducationMatters | June 21, 2019
Photo Credit: CBC News Indigenous culture is a cornerstone of Canada’s identity. In Alberta, all students learn about the history and legacy of the Indigenous peoples to honour the commitment made to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and to understand an important part of our country’s past. Traditionally, the teachings of the Indigenous peoples are Continue Reading »
By EducationMatters | May 28, 2019
Music has the power to transcend communication challenges, elevate mood, and help to build relationships. It has measurable benefits in the general population, but its effects on individuals with cognitive impairments can be life-changing.
By EducationMatters | May 13, 2019
As part of the core curriculum here in Alberta, the arts are an essential element of our students’ education, and providing varied, engaging opportunities for our young people to learn through arts programming is incredibly important to students’ growth. Off-campus learning can have a massive impact on students’ enjoyment and understanding of the arts, but Continue Reading »
By EducationMatters | April 8, 2019
Moving to a new place can be daunting, but imagine the upheaval of moving coupled with the added complication of not speaking the native language of your new home. An already stressful and potentially isolating experience becomes even more so, and can make the transition for children of immigrants incredibly difficult. Falconridge School in Calgary’s Continue Reading »
By EducationMatters | March 11, 2019
Mathletics! It’s the new online subscription service that donors have made possible at Highwood School for all of its students to help them engage with math concepts, and other students, in new ways.
By EducationMatters | February 20, 2019
“As a child I always believed in the kindness of strangers, but with the reality of things going on in my world, I was rudely reminded of how naïve my beliefs were. To be quite honest, I grew up in an environment where people took things. People take and take but rarely give.”
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