Parents guide to IPRC

Posted: June 20, 2012 by hcakir in Ministry of Education, Parent Chat

The following information is provided to assist parents/guardians/caregivers in understanding the Identification, Placement, and Review Committee (IPRC) process, and is based on requirements set out in Ontario Regulation 181/98 of the Education Act.

For more information about IPRC click Here

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Hamilton Wentworth District School Board provides parents with information about Board policies, how to find a school, how to register your child, how to access your child’s marks, plus lots more.  Click  here to go to the parent section of HWDSB’s official website. There are links for specific parent help or involvement available on the left hand corner, such as “Home & School” and “Newsletters”.

About 25 students are enrolled in the Move 2 Improve alternative education program by School District 2.

After just a couple of months, students like J.R. Stewart are reaping the benefits.

“I’m more focused on my work I don’t have to worry about putting that much of an effort into thinking — it does it by itself,” he said.

The program, which incorporates exercise into students’ daily routine, is based on the premise that physical activity helps students improve their concentration and learning skills.

To read more of the story, please check out the document by clicking (Here)

HWDSB Library System

Posted: May 30, 2012 by hcakir in Ministry of Education, Resources, Web Tools

You can access valuable source websites as well as the school library catalogue in HERE.

In this virtual library you are provided with search engines for academic level sources for your essays. Access to your school’s library catalogue online. Also access to provided encyclopedias from the school board.

You can ask your school library for the login and password.

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Have the Right Stuff

Posted: August 25, 2011 by Beatrice in Reading Materials, Teaching Strategies

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Globe and Mail Articles

Posted: April 19, 2011 by Beatrice in gender, General Discussion

Failing Boys: Part 1 of 6 Globe & Mail Articles

Part 1: Failing boys and the powder keg of sexual politics

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