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Apr. 22, 2014 Picture books aren’t just fun: Moms are exposing toddlers to rich information about animals Illustrated sleeping bear

Children hear as much sophisticated information about animals when parents read picture book stories about animals as when they read flashcard-type animal vocabulary books, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

Apr. 21, 2014 University of Waterloo visits China to strengthen bonds with research partners

BEIJING – Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo in Canada will visit China this week to strengthen relationships with leading Chinese universities.

Hamdullahpur will meet with representatives from five of China’s top universities: Tsinghua University, Nanjing University, Beijing Jiao Tong University, Zhejiang University and Soochow University. Hamdullahpur will also learn more about China’s education policy through meetings with representatives of the Ministry of Education.

Apr. 16, 2014 Equinox Blueprint provides vision for 21st century education Blueprint cover

Across the globe there is a growing recognition that 2014 is a watershed year for change in education.

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