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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!

International Literacy Day at ihub

one month ago

On September 7th, the Educational Research & Innovation Hub (ihub) kicked off the first event of the school year in celebration of International Literacy Day.

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Elementary Makers Matter

4 months ago

Captain Cardboard (also known as Kyle Kitchen) kicked off the DSBN Elementary Edition of Makers Matter Innovation Day on June 19th. With three whole dedicated making areas, elementary student makers from across the District School Board of Niagara made their way through the Starlight Room, Gemini Room and the Pavilion at Club Roma and chose from a variety of maker activities.

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In The News

TVO Receives International Acclaim for mPower Digital Learning Math Games

TVO’s leadership in digital learning has received international recognition with a 2017 International Serious Play Award for mPower, creative online games that teach fundamental K-6 math skills while enabling Ontario students to have fun and learn more about the world around them.

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Coding and history collide during Canada Learning Code Week

In order to know where you’re going, you need to first learn where you came from. At least, that was the thought behind the local Canada Learning Code Week event: Decoding Niagara’s Past; Coding Our Future.

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Government of Canada launches $50-million coding program for young Canadians

Young Canadians will get the skills they need for the well-paying jobs of the future as a result of a $50-million program that gives them the opportunity to learn coding and other digital skills.

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ihub Newsletter October 2016

Our first monthly newsletter of the 2016-2017 academic year.

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We need to teach 10 million Canadians to code or we’ll get left behind

According to current projections, there will be a shortage of more than 200,000 information and communications technology (ICT) workers in Canada by 2020.

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