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University of Ottawa Teacher Candidate

About Me
Robert J. Ballantyne

Hello! Tansi! Sekoh! I am a teacher candidate at the University of Ottawa, planning to pursue a Ph.D. Before I fell in love with teaching, I was an investigative journalist, front-end web developer, graphic designer and TV director. Read more

The Talk of the Town Reflections on the art of teaching

Celebrating Pink Shirt Day at A.Y. Jackson as part of the amazing Diversity Club. Take a stand against bullying!

Miigwetch T. Sharp Dopler for the incisive and direct lecture about two-spirit and Indigenous gender! A perfect mix of information, laughter, and yes, discomfort. You must drop by one of my classes one day!

Spotlight Selected stories from the archive
Quotations Deep thoughts and inspiration

"You cannot strengthen one by weakening another; and you cannot add to the stature of a dwarf by cutting off the leg of a giant."

— Benjamin Franklin Fairless (1950)