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Discovering Choices – Outdoor Leadership
At Discovering Choices (DC), the path to graduating high school is flexible to allow each student to find the best way to prioritize their education. Classes happen in the evening, weekends, during summer, and sometimes even half way up a mountain. A new initiative called the Outdoor Leadership program takes students outside of the classroom Continue Reading »
2019 Tax Receipting Deadlines
As we celebrate this season of giving, we thank all our supporters for helping Calgary Board of Education (CBE) students to succeed this year. If you would like to end the year by investing in our students and wish to receive a 2019 tax receipt, please be sure to note our holiday office hours and Continue Reading »
Creating Math Excitement: How Tech is Helping
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.
Generous Scholarship Inspires a Career and a Belief in Others
“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.”
Creating Math Thinking Classrooms
Hesitation. Nervousness. Anxiety. Not exactly the emotions that foster a strong learning environment, but for many students these are unfortunately a first response when presented with new math problems.
New Woodshop Encouraging Students to Attend Class
“When I did not feel like coming to school, I would remember my project and come anyway. It was literally the only reason I got out of bed,” says a woodworking student in the Calgary Board of Education’s Discovering Choices program.
Holiday Greetings From Marilyn
As it is for most people, December is a whirlwind of a month here at EducationMatters as we wrap up the old year and get ready for the new, so it‘s nice to pause for a few moments to reflect on everything we have done together for Calgary Board of Education (CBE) students in 2018.
2018 Fall Grant Recipients Selected
There may be snow on the ground and holiday jingles playing over the loudspeaker at the grocery store, but for some Calgary schools it’s beginning to look like a lot like Christmas for a different reason.
2018 Tax Receipting Deadlines
As we celebrate this season of giving, we thank all our supporters for helping Calgary students to succeed this year. If you would like to end the year by investing in the Calgary Board of Education’s students and wish to receive a 2018 tax receipt, please be sure to note our holiday office hours and Continue Reading »
A Budding Psychology Career Begins at a Young Age
As the Assistant Principal at Centennial High School entered Julia’s sociology class, she didn’t know that her entire career was about to take shape.