Month: November 2012

Remarkably, a motion to establish a moratorium on Wifi expansion at the Board meeting on June 20, 2011 was not even addressed at that meeting: “Due to discussions on the same topics, there was no action on these motions: [pages 7-8] F.2 I: That the Board of Education of School District no. 61 (Greater Victoria) establish a moratorium on wifi installations in elementary schools until the wifi committee has completed its work”.

“What we’re seeing is a generation of children whose nervous system is essentially being overstimulated.”… He [Dr. Stuart Shanker] says in Canada and the US time watching television and on computers was replacing that spent on exercise, outdoor play and social interaction. “We’re worried kids aren’t playing with each other enough and they’re losing not just the ability, but even the desire to play.”

Given ongoing surprise announcements, an unforgettable surprise from the previous Board (made up of all but three members of the current Board, except McNally, Loring-Kuhanga and Nohr, elected in November 2011), In Camera events that can’t be made public, and more, posts are reviewed by legal counsel.