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Monday, December 18, 2017

EQAO an Assessment of Learning

  BY: KATHY MCDONALD The EQAO is practically here. This year the exams are expected to take place between May 23rd and May 30th. EQAO is the...

Prison Versus School

BY: KATHY MCDONALD The Roy Mcmurtry School (RMS) is a tiny gem situated in the most unlikely of spaces; a juvenile detention center. Why would...

Forward March

BY KATHY MCDONALD I don’t think there is a happier person on this planet than myself that 2016 is over. I truly shudder at several...

Equity, Poverty and the Modern Learner

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Whether you’re a cynic or optimist one thing you can agree on is that these are exciting times for the Black and...

The Accountability Plan

BY: KATHY MCDONALD The time has come. Inclusion for our Black students especially our male Black students is on the forefront of many Boards across...

Education: 2016 in Review

BY KATHY MCDONALD I am writing this article in disbelief that this is my final article for the year 2016. It appears that as “mi...

Numeracy and Beyond

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Numeracy and Beyond is the name of the Peel District School Board’s (PDSB) parent conference for 2017. This annual conference is the...

The Simple Truth

BY: KATHY MCDONALD “Duppy know who to frighten”. This Jamaican saying refers to bullies or people that try to push the boundaries but stop when...

Tis the Season for Exams

BY KATHY MCDONALD  As we are busy preparing for Christmas and various other Holy Days we must remember to keep our finger on the education...

Black and Caribbean Heritage 101

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Summer is a great time for students to get rejuvenated. I would like to propose a few activities that will not only...

Community News

Envision Opportunity – Women Reflect To Make 2018 Their Best Year Yet!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO It’s the end of another year; goals accomplished or not, time has passed without fail and now as we look toward next...

McMaster Creating First Gandhi Scholarship Of Ontario

BY: JELANI GRANT  At the end of October, McMaster University announced on Twitter they will be creating a scholarship dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. This scholarship...

CEMA Campaigns for Inclusion of Ethnic Media in Canada

BY: DELLIA RISMAY  CEMA, which stands for Canadian Ethnic Media Association, is an independent organization that is made up of a variety of media professionals....

Finding Your Potential: A Subban Plan For Success.

BY: GLORIA MUGENYI Keeping children on the right path to achieve their dreams can be a challenging one, but worry not parents, Karl Subban, a...

Celebrating Canada’s Brilliant Minded Women

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  Within different fields of work, there are various women who carry out important day to day tasks. Many contributing as educators, mentors,...