"In addition to time, craft also demands a conscience — a sense that it matters how well things are done, made, written, or spoken. ​"

Jim Burke on teaching English (2010)

An Introduction to Gifted Learners

Giftedness is considered an exceptionality within Ontario's special education programs and services. But what exactly is a gifted student? And what are their special needs?

"Radicals expand the political imagination and, hopefully, prevent incrementalism from becoming a virtue."

— Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic (2016)

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

"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)

"Success comes from building on and encouraging a child’s strengths, not taking them for granted. ​"

— Margaret Stevens​ on giftedness (2008)