News/research from teacher-journalist Robert J. Ballantyne

Driven by comedy: Dianne Skoll

Self-produced pilot project for a short documentary series about Ottawa stand-up comedians

Reconciliation together

How youth-led emotional learning and digital initiatives can forge pedagogies of reconciliation

Alanis Morissette, ‘Smiling’

Why this pop-rock song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of March 15-21, 2020

My unexpected trial by fire in teacher education

Why my mid-career return to university helped me develop a necessary identity as both a teacher and a life-long learner

How is giftedness defined in Ontario?

Each province and territory differs in its definition of giftedness.

Why gifted learners motivate my teaching practice

What exactly is a gifted student? And what are their special needs?

Engaging youth in the reconciliation process

The second annual MĂ mawi Together: Youth for Reconciliation Day united students from across Ottawa to create their own Reconciliation Legacy Projects