November 14, 2012
2012 Leighton G. McCarthy Memorial Lecture – Guest speaker Paul Tough, education author and former editor of the New York Times Magazine, spoke on the topic of his latest book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. Read the August 31, 2012 Globe and Mail review and interview with Paul Tough and the August 23, 2012 New York Times Sunday Book Review.
October 26, 2012
Elizabeth Morley interviewed on CBC’s the Current on the topic of UBC’s study: Summer babies are less likely to be CEOs.
October 23, 2012
The 2nd Annual Early Years Symposium Early years play-based approaches to literacy and numeracy were featured at this one-day symposium, attended by teacher, ECE educators, administrators and teaching assistants who work in full-day early learning Kindergarten programs. Featured speakers include Prof. Janette Pelletier addressing “The Importance of Play in Young Children’s Language and Literacy Development”, and Prof. Joan Moss wrapping up the numeracy portion of the day. The symposium was supported in part by the generosity of the N.S. Robertson Program for Inquiry-based Teaching of Mathematics and Science.
September 28, 2012
Robbie Case Memorial Lecture — In association with the Connaught Global Challenge Insternational Symposium marking the official opening of the Fraser Mustard Institute for Human Development, we were pleased to present guest speaker Robert C. Pianta, Dean of the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. Dr. Pianta spoke on the topic: Elevating the capacity of Classroom experiences for promoting sutdents’ learning and development: Observation and improvement of teacher-student interaction. Read Robbie Case Lecture explores teachers coaching teachers
September 6, 2012
Carl Corter interviewed by Globe & Mail in How to help your kids succeed in school? Talk, talk, talk.
August 29, 2012
Janette Pelletier’s Full-day Kindergarten research findings quoted in provincial government debate
June 2, 2012
Janette Pelletier delivers keynote address at OISE’s Alumni Spring Reunion on the topic of Full-Day Learning/Kindergarten: Impact on staff, parents, and children.
May 7, 2012
Recent MA Child Study & Education graduates Nathalie Rothschild, Kadria Simons, and Sue Anderson are featured on OISE’s Education Week 2012 banners for their ongoing contributions to research.
April 27, 2012
Joan Moss receives 2012 OISE Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching, one of four annual Teaching Excellence awards honouring OISE faculty who are committed to the highest quality of teaching and student experience. A celebration to honour award recipients will take place April 30th. [read more]
March 21, 2012
Full-day learning benefits staff, children and families, according to findings of a 1-year longitudinal research study led by Janette Pelletier
March 8, 2012
January 9, 2012
The outcome of Dale Willows’ latest research project is a successful foray into social media with the launch of a new YouTube channel. The Balanced Literacy Diet channel is based on a framework that presents literacy concepts using the familiar terminology of a healthy diet and is designed to help teachers launch their students on a trajectory of success by implementing effective literacy strategies.