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Class consciousness

Date published : March 10, 2010 - Scarborough, Ontario

Fresh out of teachers college, Alison engages her high school class in a playful lesson on the distribution of wealth in Canada.
 
Reporting and photographs
Goh Iromoto

Editor
Miguel Raymond

Director-coordinator
Hélène Choquette


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  • Less than one third of Ontario students between 14 and 18
  • can make a simple budget - and only 38% are confident
  • in their ability to manage personal finances upon
  • completing their studies.
  • Source: Investor Education Fund
 

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Class consciousness

 

By Matt Feagan - Date published: March 26, 2010 - Toronto, Ontario

There are a number of points that stood out for me: - that high school teachers can play a vital role in connecting student experience, learning, and real world problem solving - that photography and partnerships between schools and organizations (like NFB) make a lot of sense - that student voice (more than administrators' or teachers') ought to be central - that the classroom is meant...

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