What's Happening

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!

Career Crawl 2018—A Recap!

about 3 months ago

With help from community partners, we hosted our second annual Career Crawl in collaboration with DSBN Academy, bringing over 75 grade 10 & 11 students Downtown St.Catharines for a reverse Career Day.

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An International Archaeology Day Celebration

3 months ago

In collaboration with the Brock University Classics Department, we brought fifteen Grade 11 students from the DSBN Academy to Brock University to celebrate International Archaeology Day!

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What's Happening at ihub

Our CONNECT 2018 Highlights about 9 months ago

We did it, DSBN! one year ago

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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