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Students build confidence, make friends at UGDSB’s Camp Lift Off

Posted July 23, 2019

Camp Lift Off ran from July 3 to 23, 2019, at Taylor Evans Public School in Guelph and Centennial Hylands Elementary School in Shelburne.

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Rickson Ridge PS students start the New Year with a math challenge

Posted January 10, 2019

The students at Rickson Ridge Public School are diving into the New Year with an engaging math challenge.

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Teachers focus on foundational skills and tools for thinking at math workshop

Posted October 31, 2018

Upper Grand DSB math teachers are using concrete, hands-on tools in order to teach students mathematical concepts.

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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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Literacy, numeracy and fun the focus at Camp Lift Off

Posted July 19, 2018

Young students in Guelph and Shelburne have spent part of their summer working on literacy and numeracy skills, while making friends and having great experiences, at the UGDSB’s Camp Lift Off.

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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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