The Department of Mathematics offers a wide range of programs for students in Grade 1 – 12 who want to explore the subject of mathematics in new and interesting ways and interact with mathematicians from the University of Toronto.
IFAW offers free animal-themed educational packs for ages 5-14 in French, English, and Spanish on DVD and via download. The pack contains lessons in various subject areas including Language Arts, Science, and Drama.
“We kill, not only [ children’s ] curiosity, but their feeling that it is a good and admirable thing to be curious, so that by the age of ten most of them will not ask questions, and will show a good deal of scorn for the few who do.” (John Holt, How Children Fail)
“Certainly the failure rate among schoolchildren is far higher than homeschoolers. If ‘failure to educate’ means child neglect or even child abuse, well then, I’ll tell you what, plenty of our schools are in big trouble.” (David Guterson – Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense)