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06/23/17

Some savings aren’t worth it

As another school year comes to an end, it seems like an appropriate time to reflect back on the numerous educators I have had the good fortune to meet across the province. Their stories, while different in so many ways,… +Read More
06/16/17

Summer reading choices

Your summer break may be the ideal time for you to delve into some of the latest books on curriculum, instruction, and assessment and grading. The titles that are highlighted here are just a few of the many exciting materials… +Read More
06/14/17

Regina Public cuts programs, teachers to cover $9.5-million funding shortfall

The Regina Public School Board passed a consensus “tough” budget for the 2017-18 school year at its Tuesday evening meeting. The board will borrow just over $1 million from reserve funds and cut some staff and programs due to a… +Read More
06/12/17

Agriculture in the Classroom Promotes the Understanding of Agriculture to Children

Agriculture in the Classroom provides children in schools in our community with curriculum-based, hands-on learning to help increase student’s awareness of agriculture. Sarah Shmyko, Executive Director of Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan says that they have several programs and activities… +Read More
06/01/17

Distributed leadership model provides so much more than just a label

As a leadership model, distributed leadership has a lot going for it. Distributed leadership harnesses the energy and strengths of multiple staff members. Distributed leadership invites and supports collegial and collaborative interactions. Distributed leadership disperses leadership tasks and builds leadership… +Read More
Barry has seen the world come through his classroom
05/09/17

Barry has seen the world come through his classroom

As one who has been involved in teaching English as an additional language to students for the past decade in the Saskatoon Public Schools system, Pat Barry has seen the pattern first-hand. As he noted, it’s often no coincidence that… +Read More
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