Monthly Archives: April 2014

Time for a National Celebration .

Letter to the Editor. Globe and Mail Re: Canadian teens ace OECD test—- From front page to back pagesOn Dec 3, 2013 the Globe and Mail lead article was titled, “Canada’s fall in math-education ranking sets off alarm bells”. John … Continue reading

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We’re number one!

While there has been much weeping and wailing about the drop in mechanical math skills by Canadian teens, 2012, since the previous PISA scores ( though still well above all english speaking countries) this latest test of problem solving skills … Continue reading

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Good news buried!

Sent this letter to the Globe and Mail this morning   Canadian teens ace OECD test—- From front page to back pagesOn Dec 3, 2013 front page, the Globe announced the “end is nigh”. The lead article titled, “Canada’s fall … Continue reading

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