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05/25/17

Smith encourages STF members to maintain strong tradition with CTF

In her presentation to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council, Canadian Teachers’ Federation President Heather Smith went out of her way to underscore the historic relationship that has existed between the STF and the national body. However, that… +Read More
05/24/17

Wakaw School Wins Mosaic Extreme School Makeover Challenge

Wakaw School was chosen as one of ten schools in Saskatchewan to receive funds through the Mosaic Extreme School Makeover Challenge for 2017. The challenge which encourages initiatives aimed at improving student nutrition was started in 2006 by partners Mosaic… +Read More
05/24/17

Young states case for importance of having local boards

In her speech to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council, Saskatchewan School Boards Association Vice-President Aleana Young spoke of the importance of maintaining locally elected boards, while also underscoring the importance of maintaining the historic co-operation among education… +Read More
05/23/17

School welcomes ‘Lucky’ goose

He’s one lucky duck or rather, goose. A teacher’s aid at East Central School rescued a goose egg that would later become a class pet. The aid’s dog almost made a snack of the unborn baby goose, but she managed… +Read More
05/22/17

Schmaltz uses historical quotations to emphasize his commitment

In his initial address to councillors, recently named Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Executive Director Randy Schmaltz evoked the words of such luminaries as Martin Luther King Jr. and Winston Churchill. Schmaltz pulled no punches in describing the serious challenges the teaching… +Read More
05/19/17

Talking and listening

I don’t know if you have ever noticed, but in order for there to be a fruitful conversation there needs to be two components: talking and listening. One person or entity telling the other how it’s going to be does not qualify as a conversation-any classroom teacher will tell you this. Sure it sounds simple enough, but it’s unfortunately just as simple to revert to the latter–especially if you surmise that you’re the one who has all the answers and... +Read More
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