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Hour of code

The Hour of Code is an initiative that has been promoted around the world to get more people to experience, understand and play with code. In 2016, Hour of Code events took place around the world the week of December… +Read More

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 province. This year’s conference was on February 3 and featured… +Read More

Teens learn new digital skills for making and creating at Media Literacy Week launch

OTTAWA – The 11th annual Media Literacy Week kicked off today in Ottawa with students from across Canada coming together to learn new digital media production skills. The event, held at the Canadian Museum of Nature, was hosted by MediaSmarts… +Read More
Professional Growth Networks Day, September 24, 2016.

Parnetta thinking outside the box

Having been involved for the past 15 years, AnnaLee Parnetta knows better than most how it has often seemed like every year she and colleagues from throughout the province gather for Professional Growth Networks Day, and that it’s a matter… +Read More

Pike Lake School seeing success with new approach to the classroom

The traditional classroom is replaced by a soft room, imagination room and active space at the small school The traditional classroom is gone at Pike Lake School, replaced by theme rooms that are geared towards specific types of learning. The small school, located off Highway 60 southwest of Saskatoon, welcomes just a few dozen students and is taking a new approach this school year. Diana Jemieff Hayes, principal of Pike Lake School, looked to classrooms in New Zealand and Finland... +Read More

McDowell Foundation Launches New Website

Twenty-five years ago the McDowell Foundation was established by the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation to support professionally led research in the area of PreK-12 teaching and learning.  The Foundation recently launched a new website to ensure teachers and others in the… +Read More
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