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06/19/17

McDowell Board of Directors approves $80,000 in research funding projects

The end of the school year signals the start of seven new professionally led research projects funded by the McDowell Foundation. In late May, the Foundation board approved over $80,000 in new research money for the 2017-18 school year. The… +Read More
06/06/17

Exploring Treaty 4 through art proves to be nice fit

French immersion teachers Naomi Fortier-Fréçon and Leia Laing wanted to take their students beyond a classroom study of treaty education and explore the idea of treaty citizenship and the role of their generation in Treaty 4 territory now and in… +Read More
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04/17/17

Relationships with families seen as key to supporting early literacy

For Grade 1 teachers Callie Lewry and Sharla Currie, engaging parents and other caregivers in supporting their child’s literacy development was something they as teachers felt was important. With the support of the Dr. Stirling McDowell Foundation for Research Into… +Read More
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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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