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Simon Breakspear (left) is often in dialogue with politicians such as Cam Broten.
03/04/15

Breakspear reckons Saskatchewan is on the right track

As a recognized international learning strategist and innovator, Simon Breakspear is all about the archetypical “big picture” when it comes to educational reform. So it should come as no surprise that was integral to the message he delivered as keynote… +Read More
02/20/15

All aboard the EdCamp express!

EdCamps are led by teachers for teachers. They are free professional development opportunities centered on 21st century learning, practical technology integration and best practice. An EdCamp provides an opportunity for teachers with different skills, abilities, resources and aptitudes to gather… +Read More
The Pike Lake School library was transformed into a castle for a Scholastic Book Fair.
02/17/15

A novel way to literacy

In every sense of the word, it was a magical evening of literacy for Pike Lake School when they hosted a unique event to highlight learning beyond the classroom. Parents and guardians of the school families, preschoolers and future students… +Read More
Susan Plant (left) and Jennifer Dorval formed not only a strong coaching team together, but also forged a lasting bond between two lifelong learners.
02/06/15

McDowell Foundation recipients remain staunch believers in coaching colleagues

LASHBURN – Like ships passing in the night, the respective career paths of Susan Plant and Jennifer Dorval have ironically been reciprocal in fashion since the two combined their passionate efforts to be awarded the 2014 McDowell Foundation Award. The… +Read More
This group of math teachers are seeing tangible improvements with their students.
02/02/15

Differentiated approach has shared attraction for teaching colleagues

Gone are the days when learning mathematics was all about memorization and it was pretty much cut and dried – either you got it or you didn’t. Talking to a group of five Saskatoon-based educators teaching in core community schools… +Read More
01/21/15

Participants give thumbs up to comprehensive Facilitator Series

Poignantly aware that the foundations need to be solidly in place from the outset, the Saskatchewan Professional Development Unit is making sure that the recently created Facilitator Series equips would-be facilitators and professional learning leaders from different schools and school… +Read More
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