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Kingston Christian School Students Say Hello Trudeau!

On November 18th, 2015 by Laura Konyndyk

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Ask grade 5/6 students at Kingston Christian School about their recent field trip to Ottawa, and they might just tell you they, “made history” during their visit to the Parliament Buildings. “Technically they were the first students waved at by our new prime minister during his first trip to Parliament Hill ...

Crafting with Cardboard at Covenant Christian School

On November 12th, 2015 by Laura Konyndyk

A project involving cardboard desks has given grade 7/8 students at Covenant Christian School in Smithville a new perspective on perseverance and the value of making mistakes. The whole assignment started with a seemingly simple goal: each student was going to design and construct a custom desk using cardboard. Like so many ...

Staff voice

A View from the Cloud

On November 13th, 2015 by Chris van Donkelaar

This week I had the opportunity to attend Microsoft’s Cloud Roadshow in Toronto. It was two overflowing days of connecting with the people who are creating the Office 365 platform and shaping what Microsoft wants its cloud solutions to become. It was a valuable time for me, and has me ...

Dimensions of Learning in OACS Schools

On October 5th, 2015 by Justin Cook

In our appreciation of and learning with Expeditionary Learning, the OACS has identified three key dimensions of learning that we’re highlighting as the foundation of how we support students to discover their gifts and purpose in a beautiful and mysterious world, full of immense joy and massive challenges. These are ...

School voices

TDChristian Students Receive Vaughan ALIVE! Award

On June 10th, 2015 by OACS News

TDChristian Environmental Block Awards
Members of TDChristian’s Environmental Block (E-Block) program were recently named as recipients of the Vaughan Alive Award. On May 19th, students in the two credit Grade 10 program attended a Vaughan Council meeting, where schools, organizations and businesses were recognized for their contributions and achievements in goodwill, beautification, environmental, active ...

Trust the Process

On June 1st, 2015 by Heather Paton

A blog from London Christian Elementary School parent, Heather Paton

Cambridge Christian School Presents, Annie

On May 29th, 2015 by Fran Huberts

CCS Presents Annie 2
The cast and chorus of ‘Annie Jr.’ sang, danced and acted their way into the hearts of their audience in an amazing four performances during Christian Education Week, April 27 – May 1. Mackenzie Place, who starred as the loveable and spunky Annie, helped lead a cast and chorus of over ...

Partner voices

Why Edifide?

On October 28th, 2015 by Diane Stronks

At the beginning of every school year, the Edifide office receives requests for information about our organization, so I thought I’d focus on “Why Edifide?” for this editorial. Edifide has had a long history of working with the board organization, the Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools (OACS), and the principals’ ...

Speaking the Truth in Love

On October 14th, 2015 by Diane Stronks

I have wondered about many things in my years at Edifide and I hope to raise a number of these “wonderings” in subsequent editorials. The one thing that I have wondered the most about over my tenure is the intentionality of the Christian community to tell the truth (in love). ...

The Tuning Protocol: Short Script

On September 29th, 2015 by Diane Stronks

Tuning Protocol:  Teacher (or student) presentation – Presenter gives an overview of the work and explains what goals he/she had in mind when designing the project or activity. (5 min.)  Clarifying Questions – Critical friends ask clarifying questions of the presenter. Clarifying questions have brief, factual answers. (2 min.)  “I like” / “I ...


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