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07/05/17

Sask. school divisions warn parents about risky social media game

The “Blue Whale Challenge” could be an urban legend, or it could be a deadly game. It’s allegedly a social media activity that puts people through a series of progressively risky tasks — the final being suicide. The game is on the radar of the RCMP, and… +Read More
07/05/17

Canadian teachers head overseas for professional development and cross-cultural collaboration

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) will be sending 54 teachers to four Caribbean and five East and West African countries to work with teacher colleagues in those countries. The initiative is part of the CTF’s Project Overseas (PO), which marks its 56th anniversary… +Read More
07/04/17

The growing crisis in education and Saskatchewan schools

You’ve probably heard that times are tough in education. This is certainly the case – and classroom conditions are deteriorating for both teachers and students. I’ve been a teacher for many years now. One thing I always like to point… +Read More
06/30/17

Teacher Nancy Barr receives recognition from human rights groups

When Nancy Barr meets her new class of students for the first time each September she embarks on a building project. Barr, a teacher at Brevoort Park School, believes in the importance of constructing a community within her classroom and… +Read More
06/28/17

Parents concerned over phasing out of Regina Catholic Schools’ Sunshine Program

Parents in the Regina Catholic School Division are voicing concerns about the school board’s decision to phase out the Sunshine Program. The program offers a learning environment for three to five-year-olds with intensive needs. This upcoming school year, the division… +Read More
06/28/17

Carpenter High School teacher wins sports service award

Carpenter High School (CHS) teacher Kendra Paramchuk has been recognized for her contributions to high school sports in the province. Late last week, she was awarded with the Saskatchewan High School Athletics Association (SHSAA) Service Award. She was nominated in… +Read More
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