Black Holes, Photosynthesis And Electomagnetic Coils – For Dummies

Ever wonder about this confusing science stuff? I hear ya. In the award-winning show i Think i Can, the class science teacher Miss McColl (hilariously played by Melody Johnson) energizes her students with her passion for physics and discovery and challenges them to win First Prize at this year’s Science Fair. But what the heckContinue reading “Black Holes, Photosynthesis And Electomagnetic Coils – For Dummies”

Behind The Scenes of I Think I Can – Opening Night

So. If you needed to know, the cast of award winning musical I Think I Can is pretty hot. True story. If you’ve only seen them in costume on stage, let me assure you: each cast member is a certified Maxim or GQ model. Not only do their tap dance feet burn up floors, butContinue reading “Behind The Scenes of I Think I Can – Opening Night”

Cast of I Think I Can: Kyle Brown and Jennifer Stewart

Behind the scenes in Ottawa with I Think I Can cast members Jennifer Stewart and Kyle Brown. Backpack! Tweet us at: http://www.Twitter.com/TapFirm National Arts Centre for info: http://www.nac-cna.ca

Top 7 Inspirational Science Quotes

Top 7 Inspirational Science Quotes From Miriam McColl Nobel Prize Winning Physicist And Science Teacher By Day Miriam McColl discusses physics at Quantum Leap Public School. Here’s a few quotes for aspiring scientists of the world: 7. The Laws of Motion are my favourite notion! 6. Isn’t it amazing what grows in the dark? 5.Continue reading “Top 7 Inspirational Science Quotes”

SNEAK PEEK PART 3: The Shoes Of I Think I Can

SNEAK PEEK PART 3: The Shoes Of I Think I Can Shoes. OMG, SHOES. So as you’ve learned, it’s a tap dance show. And we have a LOT of shoes! Each character has a signature step when entering to the stage, and their shoes are no different. Here’s what the cast of I Think IContinue reading “SNEAK PEEK PART 3: The Shoes Of I Think I Can”

New Study Reports Negative Effects Of Homework

New Study Reports Negative Effects Of Homework A new study on younger school-age students shows that doing too much homework can decrease grades and actually diminish interest in the classroom. The excessive workload prevents kids from demonstrating comprehension, especially when studying scientific principles. “It’s true. Too much homework can be overwhelming and creates an undesirable,Continue reading “New Study Reports Negative Effects Of Homework”

Ottawa! FREE Dance Classes on Family Day

As a treat for Ontario Family Day, Monday, February 21, the NAC English Theatre is offering a free event for families. From 12 noon to 4 p.m., you and your children are invited to a special afternoon of hands-on activities, storytelling, arts & crafts, theatre games and exciting dance workshops with Shawn Byfield, co-creator ofContinue reading “Ottawa! FREE Dance Classes on Family Day”