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SQE Newsletters

March 2009.  Full Contents

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September 2008.  Full Contents or Printer-Friendly Version

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October 2006. Fuller contents or Table of Contents with links.

September 2006. Fuller contents or Table of Contents with links.

July 2006. Full contents (1 MB) or Table of Contents with links.

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March 2006. Full contents (1 MB) or Table of Contents with links.

December 2005. Full contents (1 MB) or Table of Contents with links.


Courtesy of the Organization for Quality Education

The newsletter archives below contain a wealth of interesting and informative material on a wide range of educational topics. Here is just a tiny sample of the topics covered.
  • Why are girls learning to read better than boys - and how can the boys be helped?
  • How did each Ontario school board fare on the provincial tests? Which ones are the biggest spenders?
  • Is there an easy cure for attention deficit disorder?
  • Where are school councils working well - and why?
  • Should high schools be semestered?
  • Can your students spell at grade level?

September 2005. Full contents (1 MB) or Table of Contents with links.

June 2005. Full contents (1 MB) or Table of Contents with links.

March 2005. Full contents.  From the president: Learning from testing.

December 2004.  Full contents. From the president: Ignoring the messenger.

September 2004.  Full contents. From the president: Thoughts on another school year.

June 2004 Editorial page -- Feature: Dyslexia or Disteachia? Reading problems are rarely the result of a biological abnormality.

March 2004 Editorial page -- Feature: Edmonton Fights Back. A case study from Alberta on the galvanizing effects of school choice.

December 2003 Editorial page -- Feature: Not-So-Special Education. Here is from-the-heart testimony about the impact of poor teaching on students’ lives.

September, 2003 Editorial page -- Feature: The Myth of Ability.   All children, except possibly the severely-disabled, can be led to think mathematically.

June, 2003 Editorial page -- Feature: Magical Number Seven.  A sound base of knowledge is needed to overcome the limitations of working memory.

March, 2003 Editorial page -- Feature: Naturally Wrong.  Young children can learn some things effortlessly, but other learning must be taught.

December 2002 Editorial page -- Feature: The Well Trained Mind.

September 2002 Editorial page -- Feature: Stand and Deliver. The treatment of this brilliant teacher highlights much that is wrong with public schooling.

June 2002 Editorial page -- Feature: The Data on Calculators: There is no evidence to justify the widespread use of calculators in classrooms.

March 2002 Editorial page -- Feature: Straight from the Heart: It is possible for at-risk children to become fluent readers painlessly and happily.

December 2001 Editorial page -- Feature: The Gifts of The Magi: Literate people don’t need special programs to teach them life skills.

September 2001 Editorial page -- Feature: Brain Building: The best way to overcome learning difficulties is to exercise the most weakened functions.

June 2001 Editorial page -- Feature: Dutch Treat: Funding religious schools in the Netherlands has led to religious integration. Also: Saving Inner City Schools.

March 2001 Editorial page -- Feature: Revving up on Ritalin: Ritalin feels like speed to the person taking it but looks like a sedative to observers.

December 2000 Editorial page -- Feature: Hard Science: Ontario students are several years behind Alberta students in science.

September 2000 Editorial page -- Feature: The Pending Teacher Shortage: The government should allow alternative routes to teacher certification.
 
 
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