If you haven’t been thinking this yourself, you’ve probably heard or read some version of these statements. In the group of 25 or so students that you will have in front of you on the first day of school, there will be students who have had, to put it mildly, a variety of learning experiences, and varying amounts of growth (or lack of growth) in that time. How might we possibly meet their needs?
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Elementary educators across Ontario are preparing to send home the Provincial Progress Report Card – the first formal reporting communication home to parents.