Walk With Me

In my fall 2015 Renaissance column I refer to the benefits of walking 10,000 steps a day for health and wellness. I encourage RTO members to join my personal challenge and see if we can keep up the 10,000 steps a day – most days anyway. I did a little bit of calculating and realized – if I’m fairly faithful with my 10,000 steps a day that between September 2015 and May 2016 I will have walked the equivalent of the length of Ontario – from Moosonee to Windsor. I’m going to blog and vlog (video blog) about my experience, and you can follow my progress here! I’d also love to hear what you’re doing to keep healthy and happy. Please share your photos, videos and stories via social media or by email, by regular mail or by giving the office a call. “Walk with me” – as you may have guessed – is metaphoric as well as practical and literal. In the year ahead, I plan to visit as many districts as possible, to introduce myself, to get to know you, to listen to what’s on your minds and to open the avenues of future dialogue. “Walk with me” is both my modus operandi and my job description.

Happy International Francophonie Day!

Every year since 1970, 220 million Francophones and more than 300 million Francophiles on five continents organize... Read More
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March 8, 2016

Today, we celebrate women, especially those who have paved the way within the education community and who are members of RTO/ERO. Over the years, RTO/ERO has elected 19 female presidents—all of whom have made great contributions to our organizations. Additionally, RTO/ERO’s first Executive... Read More

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March 07, 2016

Head of the Oscar Class

Want to build a great faculty? In tribute to the Oscars, Feb. 28, consider these memorable movie teachers. There’s enough to make up a school team, including several Academy Award honourees.

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