Media Coverage

Select news media:

CTV Your Morning (2021) March 29: Students raising concerns about how remote exams are monitored

CBC News (2021) March 15: Online school will still be around post-pandemic, so what have we learned?

CityNews (2021) January 9: Mandatory online learning leaves single parents with impossible choice

Toronto Observer (2020) December 17: Ontario teachers are ‘silently suffering’ four months into the school year

Toronto Star (2020) October 12: “‘Double duty.’ Educators find themselves teaching in-class and online at same time

The Globe and Mail (2020) October 7: Parents, experts worry that online learning is exacerbating the digital divide

The New York Times (2020) September 29: The New Helicopter Parents Are on Zoom.

The Globe and Mail (2020) September 22: Some TDSB Elementary Remote Learners Left With Independent Work as Board Scrambles for Teachers

Global National (2020) September 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfDKysrud7w

CityNews (2020) August 31: What high school students can expect when classes resume and What e-learning will look like for the student’s who’s at home.

Global Toronto (2020) August 28: Ontario parents still have many questions about online learning.

CBC The National (2020) July 24 (7:00): https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1767999555644

Globe and Mail (2020) July 14: 83% of teachers surveyed express concerns about returning to school in September

Ottawa Citizen (2020) April 16: Learning from home won’t drag down grades for high school students, promises Ottawa board

Globe and Mail (2020) April 10: Educators worry gap may grow for disadvantaged students stuck at home

CBC News (2020) April 2: Private schools offer at-home learning, public students still waiting

Toronto Star (2020) March 21: “The worst part about Ontario’s ‘Learn at home’ plan is that it excludes students who need it most

CBC The National (2020) February 11: https://youtu.be/P_Pfr28B3ZE

CityNews (2019) November 21:
https://toronto.citynews.ca/video/2019/11/21/high-school-students-need-to-take-2-online-courses-province/

Globe and Mail (2019) November 21: “Ontario reducing online learning requirement for high schoolers from four courses to two

The Toronto Star (2019) September 12: “Ontario’s e-learning plan misses the mark” https://www.thestar.com/opinion/star-columnists/2019/09/12/rosie-dimanno-ontarios-e-learning-plan-misses-the-mark.html

The London Free Press (2019) August 30: “Digital jolt looms large in big changes

CBC News (2019) April 14: “Mandatory e-learning in high school could be a challenge in rural Ontario, experts warn

EXCLUSIVE: The National Observer (2019) April 9: “Ontario may be creating student inequality with mandatory online learning: report”
https://www.nationalobserver.com/2019/04/09/news/ontario-may-create-student-inequality-mandatory-online-learning-report

CityNews (2019) April 8:
https://toronto.citynews.ca/video/2019/04/08/website-under-fire-for-deleting-concerns-about-elearning/

CBCNews (2019) March 26: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/mandatory-online-courses-ontario-high-school-students-terrible-idea-e-learning-1.5072018

CBC Radio across Ontario (Toronto, Sudbury, Barrie, Peterborough, Kingston, London, Kitchener, Thunder Bay, and Windsor)

A selection include:

Metro Morning (2020) August 6: What online learning will look like in September

Ontario Morning (2019) December 11:
http://16523.mc.tritondigital.com/CBC_ONTARIO_MORNING_FROM_CBC_RADIO_P/media-session/e1da97c1-1b02-44ad-9c65-a2c8c07c6b07/ontariomorning-b3HKq9Ev-20191211.mp3

Metro Morning (2019) Toronto, December 11:
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/programs/metromorning/no-details-no-plan-and-a-very-quick-timeline-e-learning-researcher-says-province-doesn-t-understand-it-very-well-1.5393694?cmp=rss

Ontario Morning (2019) March 27:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/metromorning-86uPfgCp-20190326.mp3

Metro Morning (2019) Toronto, March 26: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1464889411598/