Alberta's 15-year-olds ranked among the best in the world on an international test examining reading, mathematical and scientific literacy. On reading, the major focus of the 2009 tests, Alberta students achieved the highest average score in Canada and tied internationally for second with South Korea, Finland, and Hong Kong-China.
Students in Shanghai, China, topped the world in reading. Alberta students also achieved top grades in scientific literacy, ranking first among Canadian provinces and second worldwide. On the math side of the equation, Alberta ranked eighth internationally and second among Canadian provinces.
"I hear I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."
-- Albert Einstein
Excel Education would like to wish everyone a Happy Halloween! Students are well into the fall term and coming very close to first term reporting period. Excel Education has some helpful hints for keeping you child successful in school.
1. Having educational goals.
2. Ask questions.
3. Be proactive.
4. Teachers and students work as a team.
5. Time management.
6. Call Excel Education.
"What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child."
--George Bernard Shaw