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John Abbott College Open House was held virtually from October 14 to 17. More than 8,700 people visited the event’s webpage and 340 future CEGEP students registered for live interactive sessions with teachers and resource people. Forty-five videos of the school’s programs and services were v…

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Dawson College usually has over 10,000 people crowding into the building for Open House on one afternoon. This year, Dawson is doing things differently by creating a compelling Virtual Open House to be over six days, from Tuesday, Oct. 20 through Sunday, Oct. 25. The experience will launch f…

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When the provincial government announced on March 13 the shutdown of all schools, like many in the teaching profession, Bonnie Feigenbaum, a marketing lecturer at both the John Molson School of Business — Concordia University, and at LaSalle College Montreal, had to suddenly pivot to the rap…

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Chats outside your kid’s school typically turn to lice, homework and decrepit playgrounds, a 10-month riff in “Whatcha gonna do?” futility.

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The first day of school always comes with some jitters. Pair that with a pandemic, which means new rules to follow, and it can be even more nerve-wracking. For those kids who are starting at a new school, whether it be because they are entering kindergarten or starting high school, it can be…

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Homeschooling may have been a more foreign concept in years past, but when schools abruptly shut down last March, parents, teachers and children quickly found themselves immersed in it. Classes were held online, teachers were meeting with students virtually, and families were wading through …

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After an extended summer with little routine, it can be challenging for everyone to get into back-to-school mode. This is especially true of this academic year, as most students have had a longer-than-usual break. It’s been more than five months since schools closed last March due to COVID, …