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03/15/17

Student’s question triggered victorious McDowell research project

It all started rather innocently when the curiosity of a 15-year-old student was piqued as to why the river near the home community of Cumberland River was browner than usual. The quick answer was perhaps simple enough in that there… +Read More
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03/14/17

Schultz suggests McDowell Foundation more important than ever

Honoured as one of the builders of the McDowell Foundation during its 25th anniversary gala celebrations, Harold Schultz had no problem recalling the most formative days of the initiative in which he played an integral role. Yet as much as… +Read More
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03/13/17

Tupper stresses importance of McDowell Foundation in current climate

In her keynote address to the McDowell Foundation’s 25th anniversary gala, Jennifer Tupper, dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina, told those in attendance that the work of the McDowell Foundation, and its support for teacher… +Read More
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02/14/17

Bearhead implores educators to have courage to do things differently

Charlene Bearhead isn’t one who is in the least reluctant to speak her mind, but that doesn’t imply for a minute that the education lead at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation doesn’t have a cerebral side as well.… +Read More
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02/07/17

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
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01/19/17

McDowell Foundation plans to celebrate 25 years of supporting teacher research

In 1991, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation created the Dr. Stirling McDowell Foundation for Research Into Teaching Inc. This charitable foundation was created to provide support for research that would directly impact teaching and learning in the province. This year marks… +Read More
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