Archive for April 20, 2017
Bleak topic tho’ this be, in classrooms discussing global and controversial issues (with massive media presence and fake news), you may find the following 2 UNESCO resources to be useful.
Preventing violent extremism through Education: A guide for Policy-Makers (2017, 75 pages) and includes 4 sections:
- Understanding violent extremism
- Acton areas
- Modalities of implementation
The following diagram is from page 26:
The second document is titled Teacher’s Guide on the Prevention of Violent Extremism, (2016, 47 pages) and includes 3 sections:
- About violent extremism
- Managing the classroom discussion
- Key messages to deliver
Check ’em out! Rowan
From the EQAO website: “EQAO recognizes seven secondary schools that have effectively used EQAO data to institute programs and strategies that help Grade 9 students in applied math improve their performance. Congratulations on developing effective math strategies informed by EQAO data!”
TDSB’s Earl Haig’s Secondary School is one of the seven schools featured. Check it out and discover what initiatives were identified as playing a role in improved scores.