May 16, 2017
Professor Susan Rodger worked with teachers from the community and a team from Western’s Centre for School Mental Health to develop Teach Resiliency – an online mental health resource for teachers.
March 30, 2017
Western Education professors Claire Crooks and Karen Bax were recently awarded $1 million by the Public Health Agency of Canada to explore those benefits by teaching social and emotional learning techniques, like mindfulness, to children and parents, and studying the resultant outcomes.
February 27, 2017
Globally, about 250 million children can't read or write after completing four years of school. Evidence shows it made no difference if those schools were public or private institutions; the student outcomes were the same.
January 31, 2017
If you can read this, odds are, you developed the skill somewhere between the ages of 4 and 9. There’s also a good chance you learned to read (recognizing words and identifying sound patterns) before you practiced reading to learn (reading to gain information).