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09/19/14

Understanding culturally responsive pedagogy imperative

The term “culturally responsive pedagogy” may be new to some teachers, but it will become a well-known phrase in the Saskatchewan educational landscape over the next few years. The phrase is referred to in two of the education sector strategic… +Read More
09/19/14

Former PM says aboriginal education should be front and centre

Aboriginal education and engagement is critical to Saskatchewan’s future according to a former prime minister of Canada. The Right Honourable Paul Martin spoke to a packed room at the Mayfair United Church in Saskatoon during an event hosted by St. Andrew’s College. The theme of the event was “All My Relations – Aboriginal Education and the Future.” While there has been substantial progress in terms of indigenous education within universities, there is room to grow, he told Saskatoon Afternoon Thursday.... +Read More
09/11/14

Celebrating 100 Years

The venerable Pleasant Hill Community School in Saskatoon (Saskatoon Public Schools) held its centenary celebrations on September 10 as current and former students gathered, as well as community members and dignitaries. The pre-K to 8 inner city school has an… +Read More
09/03/14

Back to school dilemma: braids for boys

Like most seven-year olds, Quannah Duquette was a little nervous about his first day of school. But after just a few minutes, his mother Tasha Hubbard noticed that it might more than just the average jitters. “He got a look on his face and I knew there was a reason for it.” she said. “I said, ‘Is it because of your hair?’ And he said, ‘Yeah… I like my braids, they make me feel good but I’m just scared that I’m... +Read More
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