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Perspectives on the sesquicentennial

Can 50 years really have elapsed since Canadians celebrated the 100th anniversary of Confederation? Those of us who were around then remember well Expo 67 and Bobby Gimby’s Canada song, as well as school projects and community events geared to the centennial. Canada’s sesquicentennial provides us with many opportunities to reflect on the past, celebrate accomplishments, confront injustices and oppression, and take action towards a better future for all Canadians. Published with upper elementary and middle years students in mind,... +Read More

Pink Day co-founder tells Saskatoon students they can be a ‘hero’

While thousands of students across Saskatchewan are donning pink outfits in a show of unity against bullying, a select few at Brevoort Park School were able to spend time with one of the… +Read More

Blame social media, video games for behavior problems in school, educators say

Growing up in the social media age is doing more harm than good, according to a school counsellor on the northeast Avalon. Boyd Perry said having access to a limitless world of information can be beneficial to learning, but many young kids are not equipped to handle the flood of information they are getting through their screens. “Young people have more access and more information. We automatically think that’s a good thing,” said Perry. “They aren’t yet ready … to develop a... +Read More
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Learning From Practice and 25th Anniversary Gala

Learning From Practice is an annual conference of the McDowell Foundation that ensures Foundation-funded researchers have the opportunity to share their project experiences and outcomes with their colleagues across the… +Read More
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Educational Career Fair

Among the many different booths at this year’s Educational Job Fair was the one from the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation with Scott Burant, coordinator of member services, on hand to inform… +Read More

School boards, CUPE respond to education review

Holy Trinity Catholic School Board (HTCSD), the Prairie South School board (PSSD) and Canadian Union of Public Employees presented their formal and official responses to the advisory panel on Mr.… +Read More
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