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Using teacher collaboration to improve student engagement in Clavet Play

Using teacher collaboration to improve student engagement in Clavet

During the 2014-15 school year, Clavet Composite School Vice Principal Paul McTavish and teachers Moira Hamm, Michelle Brochu, Audrey Gavlas, Jon Pedersen and Cherie Wilke-Priel received a McDowell Foundation research… +Read More

Regina teacher Kyle Webb experiments with flipped classroom

Students view video lesson at home Kyle Webb says it’s an experiment that’s adding up. Webb teaches at St. Josaphat Elementary School in Regina. He’s been trying out a model called ‛flipped classrooms‛ and he says the system is paying off in his math class. He starts it by making a short video recording that students can view on their computers at home. “They watch the video and then they have a task they have to do, and sometimes that task... +Read More

Using assessment in service of learning needs to be a mindset

Although the term “formative assessment,” also known as assessment for learning, is now commonly used in education, researchers question if it has become an integral part of educational practice (Wiliam,… +Read More

Giving students ownership of their own learning has benefits

One of the goals identified in our broad areas of learning in Saskatchewan is to create passionate lifelong learners. We want our students to graduate confidently, not only with the… +Read More
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Unpacking culturally responsive pedagogy

The Oxford Canadian Dictionary describes culture as “the customs, civilization, and achievements of a particular time or people.” In white European Canada, culture is often thought of as food, dance… +Read More
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Sharing the task of providing formative assessment team effort

Formative assessment involves providing students with feedback during the learning process, as opposed to using assessment to measure learning at the end of the process. In order for formative assessment… +Read More
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