Author Archives: Jillian Harkness

Now on Display – Orbit, OISE, and Ontario Schools: 1969 – 2008

Now on display on the ground floor of the OISE library, until the end of May:  Charting a Path from Research to Practice: Orbit, OISE Magazine for Schools 1969 – 2008. The exhibit, just in time for OISE’s 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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Orbit: OISE’s Magazine for Schools (1969 – 2008) – Now on the Internet Archive!

OISE Library is excited to announce that Orbit: OISE’s Magazine for Schools, an OISE publication which ran from 1969 – 2008, is now fully digitized and openly accessible on the Internet Archive. The magazine featured practical articles stemming from the … Continue reading

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Featured Activity Kit: Constructive Triangles

Constructive triangles are a longtime favourite of Montessori classrooms. Perfect for the primary through elementary grades levels, this set of 61 painted wood triangles in 5 differently shaped boxes provide opportunity for a fun hands-on lesson in plane geometry and … Continue reading

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New Titles at the OISE library – Exciting New Fiction for Children and Youth

Finalist for the 2014 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, Deborah Wile’s Revolution, Book 2 in The Sixties Trilogy, is a new, powerful, and complex young adult novel. While Revolution focuses on two fictional characters, their story is embedded … Continue reading

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Circular 14 Now Online!

The OISE library is excited to announce a key new online resource from the Ontario Historical Education Collection. Our collection of Circular 14, the list of authorized textbooks for the Province of Ontario maintained by the Ontario Department of Education … Continue reading

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