Honoured to Win Human Rights Education Award

The EMSB’s B.A.S.E. Daycare Program and Spiritual Community Animation Service were honoured with the 2017 National Play it Fair! Award from Equitas, the International Centre for Human Rights Education. Every year, Equitas acknowledges the contribution a Canadian organization, school or municipality has made towards promoting the advancement of human rights education. The recipients of the award are…

Media Literacy Week: Avatars & Body Image

Just around the corner, from November 6 to 10, is Media Literacy Week across Canada! The theme for this year is “Inclusion in a Connected World: A Place and a Voice for Everyone.” Curious about the “Ideas for Educators” section of the website, I went and explored some of the activities and particularly enjoyed “Avatars…

Gerald McShane: Build Your Own Board Game

To kick off the year, students at Gerald McShane elementary school were treated to a “Build Your Own Board Game” themed Ped Day activity on Friday, October 9, 2015. With the guidance of Ms. Jodi and Mr. Ryan, everyone worked well together. First, the whole group decided the rules for their safety and came up with instructions…