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One of the first books that really got my son engaged in reading was Dog Man. With its funny storyline and accessible graphic format, kids of all ages love that zany half-man, half-dog police hero and his hilarious crew of friends and foes. Comics and graphic novels are often less... Continue reading
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With much of summer still ahead and few organized activities available, you may be thinking of ways to keep your kids occupied. And given that we lost a big chunk of in-school learning this year, I'm guessing that you'll give bonus points for anything that’s even remotely educational. Without formal... Continue reading
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In the LGBTQ2S+ community, June is a time for celebrating, and its highlight is the Pride parade at the end of the month. However, this year we find ourselves in a changed world. The cancellation of Toronto’s traditional Pride celebrations is a huge loss. But we can still celebrate in... Continue reading
I love her! This is basically the same philosophy we are using at home now. We haven't logged into the online classroom in weeks.
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A few months ago, a family of young coyotes moved into my normally uneventful East York neighbourhood. (Shoutout Topham Park!) We live pretty close to a ravine, so it's not unusual for wildlife to pass through from time to time. But for whatever reason, this group seems to have decided... Continue reading
Hi Deb, Thanks so much for your comment and for letting us know about these other great resources! I have edited the original post to remove the word "yearly." Thanks for noticing that detail. And congratulations on the exhibit! - Melanie
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December 3, 2019, is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which the United Nations has recognized since 1992. It seems that we are always celebrating some sort of special day, so what makes this one so important? Well firstly, because so many people have disabilities. Statistics Canada says that... Continue reading
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