This year Diwali, the festival of lights, is on Thursday, October 19. It is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists. Learn about why and how Diwali is celebrated.
Teacher-Librarian Anna Crosland has compiled a variety of Diwali resources for students on the George Vanier Elementary School Learning Commons blog.
Canadian women weren't considered to be "persons" in the eyes of the law until October 18, 1929. That was only 88 years ago. Many people's grandparents are that age.
Courtesy of the Status of Women Canada website.
It is important that we remember the women who have shaped us and recognize those who make positive change today. The magazine Voice lists women change makers. Who is and who is not included in this list? Why?
ADHD is a medical neurobiological disorder, included in the field of mental health. For more information about ADHD, please visit the ADHD Info page provided by the Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada (Caddac).
Our Safe and Accepting Schools LibGuide provides resources for teachers regarding various learning disabilities.