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Ahtahkakoop School Research Team
01/26/15

Reclaiming Cree language through oral tradition in Ahtahkakoop Cree Nations school

The introduction of Elders into the school in Ahtahkakoop Cree Nations has resulted in not only a deeper understanding of Cree language instruction, but also an increase in student attendance, engagement and cultural understanding. Charlotte Campbell (Vice-Principal) and Diane Peekeekoot… +Read More
photo of Jody Lorenzo, Scott Allen, Corinne Baumann, Ali Lowenberger and Nicole Bussiere.
01/13/15

Allen shares love of graphic novels

Suffice it to say if you want to know about graphic novels – anything about them – you could do worse than sit down and have a conversation with Saskatoon high school teacher Scott Allen. Remembering his time when he… +Read More
Sheena Koops
01/09/15

McDowell Foundation has profound effect on Koops

At the time Sheena Koops had no idea how intertwined the two coincidental events might one day become, but it was plain to see at the Learning From Practice conference that the McDowell Foundation has had a profound effect on… +Read More
12/05/14

McDowell Foundation hosts Learning from Practice Conference in Saskatoon

A group of 85 teachers, administrators, and other school-based professionals came together November 28 in Saskatoon for a conference focused on teacher-led research in Saskatchewan schools.   There were 11 research teams who presented on projects ranging from using an Inquiry-based… +Read More
photo of Dana Sanders and Tina Anderson
10/31/14

Daily 5 becomes Daily 6 in French Immersion classroom

The goal of the French Immersion program is to educate students to be bilingual learners. Yet for Dana Sanders and Tina Anderson, two French Immersion teachers at École St Thomas Elementary in Lloydminster, one of the challenges of teaching French… +Read More
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