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October 2007

BY ALAN SLAVIN | September 10 2007

Elementary and high schools spend so much time on the content-laden curriculum that students are unprepared for the analytic and conceptual thinking they’ll need at university

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | September 10 2007

To most of her colleagues, Maureen Connolly is known as the director of Brock University’s Centre for Teaching, Learning and Educational Technology. She is also a popular teacher and 3M Teaching Fellow. But to others she is Maureen Connolly, professional bodybuilder. A professor of physical education and kinesiology, Dr. Connolly has been participating in bodybuilding […]

BY KARINE JOLY | September 10 2007

New technologies are changing the way schools get the message out when a crisis erupts on campus. But the most valuable tool in the communications toolkit is still a well-tested plan

BY DANIEL DROLET | September 10 2007

Boys seem to underachieve educationally relative to girls. But many questions remain about what’s going on and what, if anything, should be done to address the issue.

BY STEPHEN STRAUSS | September 10 2007

The disciplinary path of popular professor Marcel Danesi has taken a few sharp turns over the years, but the breadth of his intellectual pursuits is nothing short of amazing

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