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Blogs, events, news, media coverage, etc. Here the ihub team and contributors will share valuable insights, experiences, research, and more; all involving the continuous celebration of innovation in education!

2017/2018 - Our Academic Year By The Numbers

3 weeks ago

The 2017-2018 academic year was another successful year for us thanks to the students, educators, partners & portfolio company partners we work with! Here's a snapshot of our Year in Review.

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Coming This Fall: Startup Huddle Niagara

3 weeks ago

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Global Entrepreneurship Network is excited to announce the opening of Startup Huddle in Niagara, Canada, to help local entrepreneurs hone their pitch skills and discover solutions to the challenges they face. The first Huddle event in Niagara will be held this fall.

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What's Happening at ihub

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In The News

McKay girls take home honours at coding challenge

One is designed to make the lives of the region’s homeless population safer and another helps anglers identify and report invasive species to the authorities. What they have in common is both are smartphone apps designed by girls from McKay Public School, and both were honoured recently at the Niagara round of the Technovation girls coding challenge.

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Grimsby teacher receives Prime Minister’s Award

Creativity, innovation and new opportunities are all key parts of teaching that create a unique and fun way for students to learn. And they’re all elements Lee Martin introduces in his classroom.

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CanCode Launch

The CanCode program will invest $50 million over two years, starting in 2017-18, to support initiatives providing educational opportunities for coding and digital skills development to Canadian youth from kindergarten to grade 12 (K-12).

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Central PS wins Microsoft prize pack

Central Public School last week received a visit from Microsoft Education Canada, who brought with them a prize pack valued at $24,000 for the school.

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DSBN Academy students head to downtown St. Catharines businesses for career crawl

Not all learning is done in a classroom. In fact, some of the most powerful lessons can take place outside those four walls.The Educational Research & Innovation Hub (ihub) and the DSBN Academy took that into account when organizing the Downtown Career Crawl Nov. 16, teaming up with over 20 businesses in the downtown core to provide Grade 11 and 12 academy students with a unique learning opportunity.

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