CWLB Featured Speaker: Angelica Galante on Inclusive and Plurilingual Classrooms
Featured speaker Angelica Galante, Director of the Plurilingual Lab at McGill University, offers two linked presentations on plurilingual instruction and creating linguistically inclusive classrooms at CLWB.
CLWB registration is only $125 for CASLT and BCATML members, so register now.
Updated CEFR Companion Volume Now Available
The definitive English version of the CEFR Companion Volume (2020) has now been released.
Toronto schools might drop French and shorten days to reopen in September
Elementary students could see school days shortened by nearly an hour and no more French classes as part of the Toronto District School Board’s attempt to save money. The TDSB recently released a report that says the board faces about $250 million in costs if they run with the “hybrid” system proposed by Education Minister Stephen Lecce, which would see elementary school students grouped into cohorts of 15 for both in-person and online learning this fall.
Should students and teachers be required to wear masks at Ontario schools this fall?
As the debate intensifies over how to safely reopen elementary and secondary schools this fall, one of the most vexing questions is whether students and teachers should be required to wear masks. Many Ontario municipalities require residents to wear masks inside most public buildings, from stores to churches and movie theatres. Ottawa’s mask bylaw applies to everyone over the age of two, with exceptions for people with medical conditions and kids