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#OpheaPLAY Ophea’s 31-Day Photo Challenge

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Ophea loves how engaged our audiences are in the social media community. We’re connecting to share instructional strategies, best practices, and ways to create a healthy community. We thought it would be fun to celebrate all the great things everyone is doing at work and play to be healthy and...

Top 10 tips on teaching dance

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Dance is a physical activity that allows students to not only express themselves creatively through movement but helps them to maintain personal fitness while expanding their physical activities outside of sports and games.  Not sure how to start? Our Health and Physical Education experts have...

It’s easy being green

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
We know how important the earth is. We know that it provides the fresh water and the air needed to keep vegetation, animals and us, alive and we know it’s important to keep the planet healthy for our future generations. Now, it’s time to act on what we know as parents and educators to help build a...

Ways to prevent and manage stress

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
We lead such busy lives in managing our time with work, children, activities and chores. It’s no surprise that we sometimes also lead very stressful lives. How can we address stress in a healthy way? Read on for a few tips on how educators can navigate themselves and children through stressful...

Be healthier and happier, be a volunteer!

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
It’s difficult to find a spare minute outside of our fast-paced lifestyles and the high demands our work, family and relationships to volunteer. However, investing time every week to volunteer benefits you by building stronger relationships, providing skills to advance your schooling and/or career...

Why Educators Should Keep on Learning

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
In any industry, growth and success have typically been associated with continual learning and life experiences. The Ministry of Education in Ontario sees professional learning as a "key aspect of leadership development" and great educators know that it’s just as important to be a great leader as...