Education

Longfields students making the grade in math

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2014/09/26/longfields-students-making-the-grade-in-math Superheroes and blockbuster movie posters line the walls of Mike Czudner’s Barrhaven classroom. It’s part of his formula for subtracting stress — mathematics may easily trigger that in a teenager. “If it’s something that they can relate to, and it has math in it and it’s fun, it brings down those anxiety […]

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Sidewalk to be built near Orléans school by October says builder

A new east-end elementary school has opened with much fanfare, but no sidewalk, and furious parents want immediate action. “It’s a hazard and it’s a serious concern,” said resident Jason Broadbent. The French Catholic school Notre-Dame-des-Champs at 6280 Renaud Rd., near Navan Rd. in Orleans, welcomed 195 students with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony. “The school […]

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Balance budget but don’t cut university funding in Ottawa: Survey

Balancing the provincial budget is a top priority for Eastern Ontarians but not at the cost of compromising quality university education, a new study finds. More than two-thirds of residents oppose cuts, according to the poll released Tuesday by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations. The study “clearly shows that the Ottawa region is […]

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Striking Ottawa teachers take aim at Premier Dad

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2012/12/12/striking-ottawa-teachers-take-aim-at-premier-dad They quietly lined the sidewalk, marching single file, counter-clockwise, as cars on Kilborn Ave. randomly honked in support. But signs of rebellion were everywhere. “DALTON…You are in very serious TROUBLE. You have lost the goodwill of the TEACHERS OF ONTARIO,” read one poster. More than 100 public elementary teachers from four south […]

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