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Two students in UGDSB Elementary Remote Program set to publish first book

Posted February 17, 2022

What started as a passion project for two students in the UGDSB’s ERP has quickly turned into an incredible opportunity.

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This month’s Wellness Works explores Realistic Optimism

Posted February 2, 2022

Explore the ways you and your child/ren can practice Realistic Optimism.

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This month’s Wellness Works explores the theme of empathy

Posted January 7, 2022

In this month’s Wellness Works we discuss different ways your child can develop empathy with their peers.

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December Wellness Works: Gratitude – more than just good manners

Posted December 1, 2021

This month’s Wellness Works’ theme is gratitude. Gratitude can be so much more than just “please” and “thank you.” Learn strategies for yourself and your family.

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After-school program looks to bust stress for UGDSB students

Posted October 20, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board has teamed up with Strong Minds, Strong Kids Psychology Canada (SMSKPC) Canada to deliver a virtual after school program that will teach students stress management strategies.

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October Wellness Works: Umbrella Project and growing!

Posted September 22, 2021

October’s “Wellness Works”‘ theme is cognitive flexibility. Read more about how you and your child/ren can foster cognitive flexibility together.

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UGDSB continues to support mental health and well-being through Wellness Works: The Umbrella Project and More!

Posted September 21, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board is excited to kick-off another year of monthly wellness themes and skill building to promote positive mental health.

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UGDSB staff learn strategies for student success at annual Learning Fair

Posted August 24, 2018

On August 23 and 24, hundreds of Upper Grand District School Board staff attend the board’s annual Learning Fair.

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Teaching students flexibility and efficiency in math through Number Talks

Posted October 11, 2017

Teachers in the Upper Grand District School Board are helping to change the way we talk and think about math. In classrooms across the district, teachers are leading students in Number Talks – and it’s changing the way a lot of people think about math instruction.

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Families learn about Number Talks, critical thinking at Rickson Ridge PS’s Family Math Night

Posted September 28, 2017

An enthusiastic group of Guelph families spent Thursday evening learning about critical thinking in children, growth mindsets and Number Talks. On Sept. 27, Rickson Ridge Public School held its first-ever Family Math Night.

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