At this weekend's People for Education conference a panel will try to answer a question that has been on many minds since the dispute between the government and teachers began this summer: "Who should be in charge of education?" I'm moderating and looking forward to hearing all sides of the story.

Mozilla Foundation's Mark Surman believes digital literacy is the fourth 'R' in 21st century learning, and that includes learning to code. Join us at Communitech in Waterloo where I'll talk to him and take your questions.

She's young and determined that her niece and nephew growing up on a First Nation reserve have the same opportunities as other Canadians.

Amanda Todd. You know who I'm talking about? The 15-year-old committed suicide last week after relentless bullying, online and off. Today, NDP MP Dany Morin is tabling a motion in the House of Commons to develop a national strategy to prevent bullying. Is that what we need?


It doesn't take long for the bullying to start. School began only a month ago and already I've heard from several friends and colleagues that their kids are being bullied. What's going on?

Thanks to all of you who stopped by our TVOParents tent at Word on the Street. Many of you entered our contest to win an e-reader. We have a winner!


I'm a huge proponent of getting kids outside and I've written about it before. This time I have the David Suzuki Foundation on my side - what could be better than that? 


We were lucky. Even a few minutes of rain couldn't dampen some very lively spirits at the TVOKids stage at Word on the Street. We have highlights.

It's time again for that fantastic festival of words. The forecasted cool weather will really put you in the mood to find out about books you can spend the winter with. TVOParents will be there with the gang from TVOKids.

So, has your child been bringing home homework yet? Ahh, good times, right? Like death and taxes, homework seems inevitable. We have some tips to make it easier not only for your child, but for you.