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SMART Boards can be a powerful teaching ally if fully utilized

The mere fact there were 18 folks in attendance at a workshop, that was initially envisioned to have a maximum capacity of 15, speaks volumes of how many teachers in… +Read More

You can’t separate parenting from teaching

I’m supposed to be proofreading report cards. But first I need to sort the big mound of laundry awaiting me. I need to feel as though segmenting it into its… +Read More

Culturally responsive pedagogy: the personal dimension

In the previous article in this series, a general overview of culturally responsive pedagogy was described. The Ontario Ministry of Education in its Capacity Building Series #35 entitled Culturally Responsive… +Read More
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Daily 5 becomes Daily 6 in French Immersion classroom

The goal of the French Immersion program is to educate students to be bilingual learners. Yet for Dana Sanders and Tina Anderson, two French Immersion teachers at École St Thomas… +Read More

Teacher’s blog connects with parents

It’s the second full week of classes and Tammy Boychuk has come to know her 24 students. And over the next several weeks, she’ll be getting to know most of their parents too. It’s a relationship that develops mostly online. Four years ago, the Grade 3 and 4 teacher at Greystone Heights School in Saskatoon became one of only a handful of teachers who created a blog that parents and students can access at any time. It includes everything from lesson... +Read More

Teachers get immersed in tech as they prepare for school year

It’s not just back to the books for thousands of Saskatchewan students today — it’s back to the laptops, tablets and smart phones. Teachers have been preparing for another year using technology as a tool for learning. At a recent training session in Regina, teachers were learning how to bring the latest tech into their own classrooms. Jason Grayston, a high school teacher at Winston Knoll in Regina, was demonstrating a brand new tool for teachers and students called Google... +Read More
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