Internship: Student Assessment in Canada

The purpose of this internship was to inform debate over the value of standardized testing. The project examined the means and the purposes of gathering academic assessment materials. The concluding report favours the use of standardized student assess …

Charter school graduates perform well in the public school system

The purpose of this internship was to inform debate about charter schools by tracking the achievement of charter school students after their re-entry into the broader public school system. This survey probed the aspects of charter schools that may be l …

Overcoming the Challenges of Improving Canadian Children’s Literacy Skills

The goal of this project was to address the issue of literacy acquisition by providing educators with new ideas and software resources to aid in teaching literacy and numeracy. Literacy is not only the ability to read and write, but also includes the a …

Welcome to Kindergarten (TM) – Evaluation Planning

The goal of this project was to design an evaluation plan to assess the success of the Welcome to Kindergarten (TM) program, which helps provide parents and caregivers with the necessary materials and information to prepare at-risk youth for kindergart …