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How can our public education system support students' development of competencies in creativity, citizenship, health, and social-emotional learning?
In this session from PFE's 2017 Making connections conference, some of the participants involved in the Measuring What Matters field trials will share how they are integrating the MWM competencies into their teaching.
To support young people for long-term success, we need concrete definitions and a common language to describe key areas of learning like citizenship, health, social-emotional learning, and creativity.
In this presentation from PFE's 2017 Making Connections, educators discuss the decision students must make between academic and applied, and if they are, perhaps, being asked to make this choice too soon.
Assessment is a core component of education. It informs teachers’ practice, helps students understand their learning, and supports policy-makers in their decision-making. We need specific, relevant information about student learning in areas beyond the 3Rs.
The learning environment has an impact on student success. To ensure that students succeed, we need to pay attention to the different ways they learn and the resources they need.
In order to be successful in school, students need competencies beyond the 3R's. However there can be a “competency gap” between students from high- and low- socio-economic status backgrounds in a number of these areas.
Ontario is reviewing assessment and reporting in education. Do we need the EQAO for this work?
In December, Ontario's Auditor General reported that the funding formula for education is out-of-date and in need of a full, independent review.
In this session from PFE's 2017 Making connections conference, panelists discuss programs schools are using to engage kids in healthy eating, by involving them directly in growing, preparing food.