While electronic devices may feature prominently on your child’s Christmas wish list, an old-fashioned gift like a construction set or art supplies might actually be a better choice, says an East York therapist.
An independent school in the GTA is pushing the boundaries of conventional learning by teaching grade three students social studies using the game SimCity on the iPad. Holy Trinity School in Richmond Hill began testing hot new technologies like computer tablets in September 2011 for different subjects and different grades.
When Jahe left Toronto for Memphis, she had to leave her brother Budi and mother Puppe behind. As most orangutans never develop any telephone or driving skills, Jahe hasn’t been able to see them in almost two years.
A former Canadian publishing executive says, contrary to popular myth, e-readers have not killed the hard-cover book. On Sunday, publishers, readers and writers gathered at Queen’s Park during the annual Word on the Street festival…