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Math + Trails = Great Experience

Friday, June 06, 2014

HWDSB students learn math on the trails of the Royal Botanical Gardens. This engaging activity had math questions geocached along the RBG trails. Each geocache the students located contained a math problem to solve. The answers from all of the math problems together would reveal a coded message. This “Mathletic” activity is an excellent example of an innovative approach to curriculum that is designed to engage students.


What’s In Our Darkest Sky?

Monday, March 31, 2014

John Gaureau of the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers reveals what the Hubble telescope can see in the darkest portion of our sky. This is an excerpt from John Gaureau’s presentation at the BASEF 2014 Student Activity Day. BASEF is one of the oldest and largest science fairs in Canada.


Black History Month: Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison

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Monday, February 10, 2014

On Feb. 11, 1990, Nelson Mandela was set free after 27 years of imprisonment. Mandela led the struggle to oppose the system of apartheid which denied legal and human rights to the majority of the people of South Africa who were categorized as black or colored.


21st Century Learning at HWDSB

Friday, February 07, 2014

Asking the right questions is where 21st Century Learning begins.


HWDSB Gifted Students Explore Aboriginal Culture at Conference

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Wednesday, January 08, 2014

The Third Annual Gifted Outreach (GO) Conference, “Exploring Aboriginal Culture and History” was held at Redeemer University College on December 16, 2013.


OYAP Students Build Another New Landmart Home

Twelve more HWDSB high school students have completed a three-bedroom Landmart single family home in Stoney Creek as part of their credit-earning construction skills program.
Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Twelve more HWDSB high school students have completed a three-bedroom Landmart single family home in Stoney Creek as part of their credit-earning construction skills program.