David Spencer's Education Paragon is a free educational resource portal helping David Spencer's secondary school students, their parents and teaching colleagues with understanding, designing, applying and delivering assessment, curriculum, educational resources, evaluation and literacy skills accurately and effectively. This wiki features educational resources for Indigenous Aboriginal education, field trips for educators, Davids Music Jam, law and justice education, music education and outdoor, environmental and experiential education. Since our web site launch 10.5 years ago on September 27, 2006, online site statistics and web rankings indicate there are currently 1,868 pages and 11,682,604 page views using 7.85 Gig of bandwidth per month. Pages are written, edited, published and hosted by Brampton, Ontario, Canada based educator David Spencer. On social media, you may find David as @DavidSpencerEdu on Twitter, as DavidSpencerdotca on Linkedin.com and DavidSpencer on Prezi. Please send your accolades, feedback and resource suggestions to David Spencer. Share on social media with the hashtag #EducationParagon
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Rainbows is an international not-for-profit organization that fosters emotional healing among children grieving a loss from a life-altering crisis. These losses, among others, include separation, divorce, death, incarceration and foster care.
Often youth are expected to accept the changes in their family or sort out their feelings alone. They can become 'silent mourners', and often confused and angry, they reveal their pain by acting out with negative behaviour and withdrawing in unhealthy ways.
Rainbows provides a safe and supportive environment for participants to process their feelings, build self esteem and learn positive coping tools to last a lifetime -- because 'it doesn't need to hurt forever'. This is accomplished through our unique 12 week peer support programs available from pre-school through to adult.
Rainbows partners with the community to make the program available free of charge to children and youth in 1,750 trained sites located in more than 505 Canadian communities. These sites include: schools, social service organizations, community centres and places of worship.