What is Inquiry-Based Learning?

BY KYLEEN GRAY Like all professions, teaching has its trends: differentiated instruction, 21st-century classroom, streaming then de-streaming, etc. The current hot teaching trend finding its way into classrooms across Ontario is Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL). IBL is essentially a method of learning that is student-centred where teachers guide students through the process of questioning, researching, analyzing,…

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5 Tips for Parent Teach Interviews

BY KYLEEN GRAY Parent-teacher interviews can be a bit like playing poker – you’ve got to know when to hold ’em, when to fold ’em, when to walk away and when to run. These 5-minute bites of time can either form a fantastic working relationship between parents and teachers or destroy any possibility of a…

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