Open House

Resources

TED Talk – ADHD

A current hypothesis about ADHD’s root and an alternative perspective – including several benefits of the condition – regarding how we engage with it in our schools, homes and selves.

College readiness and success – a response letter by Angela Burgos to an article in LaPresse

Shape Schools to Meet Student Needs”  Response letter by Angela Burgos.

In response to the latest provincial budget, our Head of School talks about solutions to reduce drop-out rates in today’s schools

UDL AS SEEN BY MCGILL

The following video is a great explanation of how and why UDL should be implemented in schools.

HOW CENTENNIAL ARRIVED AT THE FOREFRONT OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

Frederic Fovet, Director of the Office of Students with Disabilities at McGill (2011-2015) is an inclusion and UDL consultant, his expertise is based on his legal and education backgrounds. He reports on how Centennial successfully implemented the UDL model

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DEVELOPING A GROWTH MINDSET

“If parents want to give their children a gift, the best thing they can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning. That way, their children don’t have to be slaves of praise. They will have a life-long way to build and repair their own confidence”

Carol S. Dweck, Mindset: How You Can Fulfil Your Potential

For more information on the “Growth Mindset,” watch Stanford Professor Carol Dweck’s Ted Talk:

www.ted.com/talks/carol_dweck_the_power_of_believing_that_you_can_improve

CHANGING EDUCATION PARADIGMS

In this TED talk, Sir Ken Robinson presents an education approach that is geared to the 21st century learner.

http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_changing_education_paradigms