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05/30/17

Music part of Literacy for Life conference

The highly successful Literacy for Life conference celebrated its 12th anniversary this year with some of the province’s brightest stars in writing, illustration, storytelling and music. The event, which has become a cornerstone of Saskatoon Public Schools annual agenda, featured… +Read More
05/26/17

Realizing culture change is not necessarily easy

Educators and administrators from across Canada convened in Saskatoon for the 35th annual Canadian Association of Principals Conference this week. Among the numerous concurrent session and keynote presentations during the three-day event, the 277 attendees heard from Dr. Anthony Muhammad,… +Read More
05/25/17

Smith encourages STF members to maintain strong tradition with CTF

In her presentation to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council, Canadian Teachers’ Federation President Heather Smith went out of her way to underscore the historic relationship that has existed between the STF and the national body. However, that… +Read More
05/18/17

Arbos awards recognize trio of female educators for their efforts

This year’s recipients of the Arbos awards not only encompass all facets of education, but they also prove the adage that every educator brings something different to the profession, even if their overall aim is unquestionably similar. Sonja Susut and… +Read More
Travelling road show of U.S. education presenters hits Prince Albert
05/01/17

Travelling road show of U.S. education presenters hits Prince Albert

PRINCE ALBERT – Tell me your interest wouldn’t be piqued when you consider the seemingly illogical confluence of events that would lead a travelling road show of top American educators and presenters to find their way to the rather unlikely… +Read More
04/24/17

Principal needs to champion teachers’ professional learning

Within a school’s professional community, the principal, as instructional leader or lead learner, is responsible for championing and facilitating teachers’ professional learning. Recently, a group of Saskatchewan school administrators forwarded questions regarding the instructional leader’s role in supporting teacher growth and development. What follows are a few of their questions along with responses arising out of recent educational research. What does the research say about leadership actions that have the greatest impact on staff learning? A wide range of research... +Read More
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