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Saskatoon Cree teacher shortlisted for $1M global award

Belinda Daniels is the only Canadian teacher up for the Global Teacher Prize worth $1 million A Saskatoon Cree teacher has been shortlisted for a global award worth $1 million. Belinda Daniels is the only Canadian teacher up for the Global Teacher Prize awarded by the Varkey Foundation. “I was pretty ecstatic, overwhelmed, and it was exciting,” Daniels said on CBC’s Saskatoon Morning.  I wanted to share that feeling of connectedness with my students. – Belinda Daniels, teacher ​Daniels is from... +Read More

‘Give me a call,’ NHL legend Reggie Leach lends ear to Saskatoon students

Leach won Conn Smythe Trophy, scored 5-goal game during playoffs NHL legend Reggie Leach stood in front of a gymnasium full of Saskatoon teenagers, telling them his best days weren’t the ones he spent playing hockey. “I’m more proud of what I did after hockey than what I did during hockey,” said Leach, who won the Stanley Cup with the Philadelphia Flyers in 1975. “Hockey to me was just a stepping stone.” “You have problems and you want to talk, give me... +Read More
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Together We Teach and Learn

Download PDF [version française]   Welcoming. Caring. Respectful. Professionals. These four special words launch the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation fall 2015 TV campaign, designed to invite the public to work with… +Read More
Students from the senior classes at James L. Alexander pack this truck with non-perishable items for the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre.

Students give back to the community via donations to food bank

Students at James L. Alexander School in Saskatoon are a living example of the sort of social justice teachers routinely strive to instil as part of the overall education process.… +Read More

Regina teacher, Kim Sadowsky, wins Governor General’s Award

Award recognizes effort to bring history to life The Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching will be handed out today in Ottawa and among the six being honoured will be Regina’s Kim Sadowsky. Sadowsky teaches at Thom Collegiate. Sadowsky was recognized for her Native Studies class. In her program, students relive history through a series of activities by taking on the roles of the Indigenous peoples. “By re-enacting different roles and living through these experiences, students are able... +Read More
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Charlebois Community School recognized for its history

The sign in front of the small, steep-roofed, original one-room school house tucked up against the edge of the forest reads, “Education did not ‘begin’ in 1890 in Cumberland House.… +Read More
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