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"My best teachers were passionate about their subject matter and sought approaches that directly involved students in examining, discussing, and applying the material."
Bruce A. Lesh








Byte magazine, American Cancer Society,  Nov 1975, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons




Notice to school teachers for examinations, Gananoque, 23 June 1862, Archives of Ontario C 233-1-4-2246




Merit for Diligence, Toronto Reference Library ca.1870.MeritDiligence.vs




Merit for Good Conduct, Toronto Reference Library ca.1870MeritAlbert.vs




Merit for Punctuality, Toronto Reference Library ca.1870.MeritPunctuality.vs




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With visage haggard and worn,
With eyes deep-sunken and red,
A child sat cramming scholastic bosh
Who ought to have been in his bed.

No sleep for the urchin to-night–
He fears the “bad mark” of the Ma’am–
He’ll toss on his bed till ’tis light
And then to his books and his cram!

No laughter of rollicking youth
But an air of old age that’s a sham–
A trembling, cringing, prison-house air,
The result of the system of cram!

Cram, cram, cram,
Algebra, Euclid and Roots,
Cram, cram, cram,
Cram it down into his boots!

Cram! cram! cram!
A school-full of galley slave mutes;
Cram, cram, cram,
Botany, Spelling and Roots!

O, when will they mix common sense
With their boasted common school plan,
And learn that a boy was not meant for a guy–
But a wide-awake, every-day man?



[Mazeppas: Students are the unwilling riders of the wild horse.]





















Statue of Egerton Ryerson in front of the Education Department Building in Toronto, 1890, Archives of Ontario F 1125-1-0-0-182




1898 LAC National Council of Women Ottawa a028033








































Art School, Emily Carr, BC Archives PDP06152, 1901




Alonzo Ryan, Political Caricature in Canada, 1904




Alonzo Ryan, Political Caricature in Canada, 1904













The Canadian Courier, Toronto, 3 July 1909
















Sewing class, George Agnew Reid, Art Gallery of Ontario, 1917