Learn to Say NO
Bullying
Children usually have confidence in their immediate entourage, including close friends and family. That’s how we raise them. We teach them to say, “yes.” By Mélina Soucy I was raised that way. She was, too. “Today, I’m 19. My assault …
Sex Ed and Inadequate Teacher Training
Culture
In 2005, Quebec’s education ministry decided that the professional and social education courses being given were inadequate, and had no place in our schools. The ministry had hoped, if not to say fantasized, that all our teachers could intervene and …
Education and Differences
Community
Many things make me a different sort of person. I’m dyslexic. Yet because my mother taught me to read, write and count, I made it to the top of my class. Many students are “different” like me. By Raymond Viger …
Midnight Teens Are Not Thugs
Education
The pineal gland is tiny. Wedged between both hemispheres of your brain, it may be small, but it has a huge impact on society – especially, on teenagers. That’s because it manufactures melatonin, the hormone that controls your sleep. When …