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Rick Mercer on my colleague Felipe Montoya

Rick Mercer’s rant on my colleague Felipe Montoya’s case. Felipe’s family has been denied permanent residency because Canadian Immigration has deemed his 13-year old child, Nico, “inadmissible”. Rick says what many of us are feeling, but as only he can: …


Part 2 of thoughts on intellectual development and teaching

I mentioned in my previous blog post that I just read NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children. It’s a book by journalists that summarizes psychological research about children, mainly about how they learn. So, it’s of interest to educators, and I …