Education

Destreamed math and pathways to graduation were focus of TLDSB’s newest statistics

Recently collected data from the first two quadmesters of the Trillium Lakelands District School Board high school year show the rollout of destreamed Grade 9 mathematics has gone reasonably well.

TLDSB aware of ‘anxious feelings’ about lack of compulsory masking

Director of Education for the Trillium Lakelands District School Board Wes Hahn presented a detailed update to trustees that described the system as “hopeful but anxious” as provincial mandates around COVID-19 either expired or were changed beginning March 21.

Flato donates $20,000 so Cameron-area school can purchase new playground equipment

Fenelon Township Public School principal, Greg Arkwright, says he was “shocked” when he got a phone call about three weeks ago from Flato Developments, letting him know his school was green lit for a big donation of $20,000 from the builder.

Being a teacher means balancing flexible learning with Ministry expectations

Teachers play a big role in the development of children and adolescents. But how much flexibility is there in the job?

Province announces more school funding

ETFO asks why there's still an emphasis on remote learning

Following two years of global learning disruption, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario government announced funding of nearly $27 billion for the 2022-23 school year.

Two Lindsay women create decorative jars to support school breakfast program

Betty Giutsos and Maria Stalker have only been Lindsay residents for about four years, both retired, from Markham and Newmarket respectively.

Director of education notes low COVID numbers in school a good sign

Director of education for the Trillium Lakelands District School Board, Wes Hahn, says schools are not seeing the spikes in COVID cases “we thought we would see.”