Education

End unearned adulation

A new U.S. teaching policy is trading methods that boost children’s self-esteem for ones that encourage them to struggle and find the right answer.Continue...

Policy on cheating will work

Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest school board has taken flak for a new policy that prevents teachers from assigning zeros when students are caught cheating.

The Eastern School District’s policy has been criticized as too lenient because cheaters are given a second chance to retake assignments and tests. It’s applicable to both elementary and high school students.Continue...

Students save with textbook rental plan

Instead of spending $142 on an Introduction to Biology textbook, it can now be rented for half the price.Continue...

Large class sizes raise questions

According to a recent study, an average first-year class at Queen’s is one of the largest in the country.Continue...

Increased enrollment

60,000 additional spaces to be created by 2015-16 in Ontario.Continue...

Global students

Students discuss the ups and downs of studying abroadContinue...

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