education

September 17, 2019
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: Why is it critical to engage underrepresented youth in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)? How can we widen and increase the participation of girls, racialized youth, and young people from low-income and marginalized communities in STEM programs? This engaging and interactive discussion explored the importance of providing equal access to STEM opportunities, and how these opportunities can be designed to engage youth not typically represented in STEM fields. Our guests for this critical...
June 25, 2019
This toolkit was published by The Wallace Foundation. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT: ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Summer Learning Toolkit features more than 50 practical, adaptable tools and sample planning resources used by practitioners from five urban districts and their partners, who formed the National Summer Learning Project (NSLP), as well as new resources created by field experts. The Toolkit is aligned with recommendations from the RAND Corporation, the NSLP’s research partner, in Getting to Work on Summer Learning. Organized into five planning areas, the Toolkit includes both...
May 13, 2019
This video was produced by The Social Planning Network of Ontario in partnership with YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: The Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) Community of Practice on Equity and Inclusion for Low-Income Students and Families is pleased to be partnering with leading experts and voices in the field to bring you this unique webinar series that looks at the impacts of poverty and classism on low-income students and their families. This webinar features a discussion/presentation with Dr. Carl James and Yvonne Kelly, MSW, that interrupts commonly-held...
March 21, 2019
This factsheet was created by the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora at York University. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS FACTSHEET: During the consultations for the Towards Race Equity in Education report, educators, parents, and students recommended that resources be developed to help Black parents engage with their students’ education. They felt that an engaged parent was critical to the success of Black students in Ontario’s education system. The series of information sheets – The Engaged Parent: Navigating the School System for Black Student Success – are...
March 21, 2019
This factsheet was created by the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora at York University. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS FACTSHEET: During the consultations for the Towards Race Equity in Education report, educators, parents, and students recommended that resources be developed to help Black parents engage with their students’ education. They felt that an engaged parent was critical to the success of Black students in Ontario’s education system. The series of information sheets – The Engaged Parent: Navigating the School System for Black Student Success – are...
March 21, 2019
This factsheet was created by the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora at York University. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS FACTSHEET: During the consultations for the Towards Race Equity in Education report, educators, parents, and students recommended that resources be developed to help Black parents engage with their students’ education. They felt that an engaged parent was critical to the success of Black students in Ontario’s education system. The series of information sheets – The Engaged Parent: Navigating the School System for Black Student Success – are...
February 18, 2019
This toolkit was published by the Ottawa Child and Youth Initiative (OCYI). HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT: Members of the Ottawa Child and Youth Initiative (OCYI) have expressed a need for more information on creating a homework club handbook for programs across the city. This handbook is meant to be a resource for volunteers and staff who are looking for best practices, evidence-based strategies, and tools for either creating a new homework club or improving an existing one. Examples in the handbook were provided by local community partners when possible in order to offer real...
January 24, 2019
The aims of this study were twofold: to describe associations between mentoring relationship quality (MRQ) and student academic adjustment in a formal mentoring program involving teachers as mentors and academically at-risk students as mentees, and to explore the mediating and moderating effects of student mastery goal orientation on these associations. One hundred and fifteen academically at-risk students in their first year of high school (mean age = 13.46, SD = 0.80) participated in ACCES, a one-year academic teacher–student mentoring program. Student academic adjustment and mastery goal...
December 07, 2018
This report was developed by Toronto Public Library. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:Toronto Public Library’s (TPL) Youth Services Strategy reaffirms the Library’s commitment to contribute to positive outcomes for youth ages 13 to 24. It provides a framework for enhanced and purposeful service that supports personal development, equitable access, and learning in youth. It positions the Library both as a space where youth are welcome and supported, and as a partner helping youth build positive futures for themselves and their communities.  
November 19, 2018
This factsheet was created by the Equity Literacy Institute.HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS FACTSHEET: This factsheet outlines 10 commitments that can be made by educators who are equity-literate. Equity literacy is a framework for cultivating the knowledge and skills that enable us to be a threat to the existence of inequity in our spheres of influence. More than cultural competence or diversity awareness, equity literacy prepares us to see even subtle ways in which access and opportunity are distributed unfairly across race, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, (dis)ability,...