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Brock University expert says consume less if we’re serious about climate change

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Brock University expert says consume less if we’re serious about climate change

Lost in the discussion of the recent Paris climate change conference was a big, environment-damaging elephant: a global system that encourages us to buy more and more stuff, says a Brock University expert on consumerism’s impact on the environment. “Indeed, economic growth as the heart of our economic system did not seem to be challenged […]

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Centennial’s music program takes the show on the road

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Centennial’s music program takes the show on the road

Students from the music program of Centennial High School  have taken their show on the road this week performing at some of Welland’s seniors residences. Performances included modern music and classic Christmas songs to spread seasonal cheer among the residents. Wednesday’s presentations were at Woodlands of Sunset and Plymouth Cordage.

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Out of the Cold dinner at LCHS a great success

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Out of the Cold dinner at LCHS a great success

Lakeshore Catholic High School was a hive of activity Tuesday as the school hosted its first Out of the Cold Christmas Dinner. About 70 people were the recipients of the meal prepared by the students. Students from culinary program prepared the traditional Christmas meal and student volunteers helped out in the dining area. Some of […]

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Brock prof gives practical advice on using iPads in the classroom

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Brock prof gives practical advice on using iPads in the classroom

Reinforce lessons learned. Offer flexibility and choice. Draw upon built-in rewards. These are some of the hands-on tips Brock University researcher Kimberly Maich offers in new research on using iPads in classrooms that include students with multiple needs such as autism spectrum disorder and learning disabilities. “iPads can provide immediate feedback to students, data collection […]

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Twelve Days of Giving for Christmas Basket program

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Twelve Days of Giving for Christmas Basket program

Winger Public School has been involved in the Twelve Days of Giving which has resulted in a large donation to the Wainfleet Firefighters Association Christmas Basket Program Friday. And they are only halfway through the 12 days, a second pick up is being scheduled for next week. The Twelve Days of Giving asks the students […]

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Brock instructor’s art makes Time’s list of Top 10 magazine covers for 2015

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Brock instructor’s art makes Time’s list of Top 10 magazine covers for 2015

Time Magazine has recognized the photographic work of Brock University visual arts instructor Amy Friend. A photograph created by Friend for the cover of The California Sunday Magazine’s April 5 edition is one of Time’s Top 10 covers of the year. “Our selection of the top 10 covers of 2015 displays an exquisite use of […]

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