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Coronavirus: 3 dos and don’ts when it comes to social gatherings – National

Coronavirus: 3 dos and don’ts when it comes to social gatherings - National

Cases of the novel coronavirus continue to rise in Canada and some provinces have recorded the highest number of cases since early summer. The biggest takeaway from experts across the board is following rules of social distancing and sticking in your own social bubble, but there often seems to …

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Child not going back to school? Make the most of home learning  – National

Child not going back to school? Make the most of home learning  - National

As some students head back to the classroom this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some parents don’t feel comfortable sending their kids to class. Some parents across the country have decided to stick with virtual learning and have connected with each other through social media for help and support. Read …

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‘We have been working with a flawed plan’: London-area teachers unsure of back to school – London

ESL Teacher at Princess Elizabeth Public School in London Stephanie Stinson

Teachers are prepping for a new kind of back to school this year with a lot of unknowns. Students in the Thames Valley Distinct School Board (TVDSB) and London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) will be starting the school year on Monday. Stephanie Stinson, an ESL teacher at Princess …

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Lethbridge College faculty uses technology to bring online learning to life – Lethbridge

Lethbridge College faculty uses technology to bring online learning to life - Lethbridge

Typically it’s a backpack and a stack of books for the first day of classes, but this year, instructors at Lethbridge College are armed with tech tool kits. “The kits have all of the technology they would need to teach online in a way that best simulated what would …

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‘Inevitable’ coronavirus cases will rise as schools reopen, chief health officer says – National

‘Inevitable’ coronavirus cases will rise as schools reopen, chief health officer says - National

Canada’s chief public health officer says families should expect to see cases of COVID-19 in schools as children head back to class. It is important that each school have a plan and that everyone knows what to do when there’s an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, Dr. Theresa Tam told a news …

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B.C. education minister to provide update on coronavirus back-to-school plan

B.C. education minister to provide update on coronavirus back-to-school plan

B.C. parents will learn more about the province’s back-to-school coronavirus safety plan on Wednesday. Education Minister Rob Fleming is scheduled to provide a briefing on the plan at 1:45 p.m. PT. Global News will carry it live here, on our Facebook page and on BC1. All 60 of British Columbia’s …

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Vancouver teacher looks to outdoor learning amid coronavirus pandemic

Vancouver teacher looks to outdoor learning amid coronavirus pandemic

With B.C. students heading back to class Sept. 10, one Vancouver teacher is hoping it’s a chance to get kids out of the classroom and into the outdoors during the coronavirus pandemic. “My hope and my vision as that as many students as can be outside for as much of …

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Here’s what the school year may look like under COVID-19, according to new TDSB head

Here’s what the school year may look like under COVID-19, according to new TDSB head

Incoming Toronto District School Board (TDSB) director Carlene Jackson says she knows she has a difficult task ahead of her when the new school year starts in the fall for the province’s largest school board and its nearly 250,000 students amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “It will absolutely be challenging,” she …

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