‘Grow my understanding’: Grade 9 girls explore STEM career options in Calgary

Around 1,000 Grade 9 girls from 90 schools in Calgary got hands-on with their futures on Wednesday. The University of Calgary, Mount Royal University and SAIT put on Explore STEM, a program that engages girls in science, technology, engineering and…

Ontario considering mandatory math testing for all teachers

TORONTO – The Ontario government is considering to implement mandatory annual math testing for all teachers in the province. Senior government sources have told The Canadian Press that teachers would be required to pass the test in order to continue…

Vaughan math and physics teacher uses rap to help students learn

Drorit Weiss teaches Grade 12 math and physics at The Hill Academy in Vaughan, Ont. Her teaching methods are a little bit different from most. Instead of delivering her math lessons the ordinary way, Weiss raps to her students, a…

Alberta students show off tech skills as part of 24-hour ‘hackathon’

Alberta students had the opportunity to show off their coding abilities on Saturday. The University of Alberta’s Computer Engineering Club hosted its sixth annual “Hacked” event, a 24-hour coding competition that brought together more than 500 students from all over…