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Then They Came For the Teachers

Hymie Rubenstein and Rodney A. Clifton, January 3, 2017 “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the …

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Time for Manitoba Schools to Get Back to Basics

Michael Zwaagstra, December 19, 2016 Once again, Manitoba students have ranked near the bottom in Canada in the areas of science, math and reading. The Program for International Student Assessment, an international assessment of 15-year-olds conducted every three years by the …

What is traditional instruction?

Education researcher Michael Zwaagstra is in Saskatchewan this week speaking on why what he calls “traditional” instruction of students is a good way to improve learning. What is traditional instruction? Michael Zwaagstra, public high school teacher, education researcher, Frontier Centre …