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Education and School

Streaming grade eight students

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Joel-Westheimer-306-306.jpgAt what age should students decide between academic and applied courses? A new report says Grade 8 is too young. Our education columnist, Joel Westheimer, gives us his grade.


Joel Westheimer talks about Valentine's Day in schools

Hallie Cotnam and Ottawa Morning education columnist Joel Westheimer discuss the upside of celebrating Valanetine's Day at school:


Joel Westheimer on grading behaviour

images.jpgShould students be rated on their behaviour in class? As Ottawa schools get ready to send home report cards, our education columnist discusses the link between behaviour and learning.

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