Creating memories and wonder in the classroom

Creating memories and wonder in the classroom

It looks like an ordinary classroom. There are chalkboards and posters on the wall; students sit at their desks, ready to learn. But what happens in Michael Leonard’s grade four classroom at St. John’s Catholic Elementary School in the Waterloo ... Continue Reading
ORION Leadership Award winners 2019

ORION presents 2019 Leadership Award winners

TORONTO, May 15, 2019 – ORION has recognized three parties for their contributions to Ontario’s research, education and innovation communities by awarding them with a 2019 Leadership award at the Advance Ontario conference. This award is presented to those who ... Continue Reading
Our True North, Strong and Connected

Our True North, Strong and Connected

I read a stat the other day that says that people in the North have a higher incidence of mental illness including depression. I recalled one of ORION's Leadership Award winners, Dr. Allison Crawford, from the Centre for Addiction and ... Continue Reading
Nurturing digitally savvy kids at UOIT

Nurturing digitally savvy kids at UOIT

How important is access to connectivity to preparing kids for the workforce of tomorrow?Some of the answers can be found at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, which is working to help Ontario youths develop the expertise needed for ... Continue Reading
My First Year as a Shared CISO

My First Year as a Shared CISO

In April 2017, ORION launched a two-year pilot program with eight Ontario education institutions. The idea was brought to us by members of our higher education community with the objective of sharing a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to establish ... Continue Reading