Headwaters Academy to Officially Open September 5th, 2017

Headwaters Academy to Officially Open September 5th, 2017

Headwaters Academy to Officially Open September 5th, 2017   On behalf of the entire Headwaters Academy team I would like to announce, officially and formally, that Headwaters Academy will open its doors on September 5th, 2017.  Our first two classes are full and...
Changing the Concept of a Due Date

Changing the Concept of a Due Date

Traditional teaching practice in regards to project due dates is as follows: 1) Set the assignment due date. 2) Have students hand in their assignments on this date. 3) Evaluate the assignments, put a mark on the front, and hand back. 4)Record marks in the mark book,...
Why Class Sizes in Ontario are Simply Too Large

Why Class Sizes in Ontario are Simply Too Large

Imagine that you wanted to be sure to spend just 15 minutes connecting with every student in your class.  If you had an average elementary class size of 25 students this would require 6.25 hours – more time than the Elementary Teacher’s Federation of...