Author Archives: Cassidy Foxcroft

About Cassidy Foxcroft

TALint (Toronto Academic Libraries Intern) at the OISE Library | Master of Information (LIS & ARM), 2018 | University of Toronto

Lobby Display: Alternative Schooling

As summer approaches its end and students prepare to go back to school, some are returning to classrooms that look very different from what we traditionally think of as “school.” Be sure to check out this month’s lobby display, which … Continue reading

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New Titles: Diverse Classrooms

We’ve always got great new titles available at the OISE Library! Check out these and other books about diverse and inclusive classrooms: Bright Ribbons: Weaving Culturally Responsive Teaching Into the Elementary Classroom, by Lotus Linton Howard Weaving a tapestry with … Continue reading

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Featured Activity Kit: Yikerz!

Looking for a fun game that lets students experience the effects of magnetism? Try the Yikerz! magnet game. This kit contains 4 triangular-shaped mats that can be arranged into a variety of configurations – configurations that can affect the difficulty … Continue reading

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Canadian Farm Radio Forum

From 1941-1965, the Canadian Farm Radio Forum operated as a mechanism for rural adult education, using the radio as a means of spanning Canada’s geographic distances and therefore reaching large numbers of Canadians simultaneously. Advertised as a discussion group for … Continue reading

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Public School Art Education in Ontario

During March, the Ontario Historical Education Collection is featuring a historical look at art education in Ontario. From their earliest years, art education featured prominently in Ontario schools. In the early 1900s, art was a compulsory subject in public schools … Continue reading

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