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06/16/17

Summer reading choices

Your summer break may be the ideal time for you to delve into some of the latest books on curriculum, instruction, and assessment and grading. The titles that are highlighted here are just a few of the many exciting materials… +Read More
06/15/17

CAP organizers highlight importance of having such national events

Even though there was seemingly no shortage of folks making the trek between two nearby downtown Saskatoon hotels sporting lanyards indicating they were part of the Canadian Association of Principals conference, it was all relative. Whereas the last time this national conference was staged in Saskatoon in 2004 there were close to 1,000 delegates, this year’s event attracted less than 300. According to Carol Sarich and Wanda Spooner (both are Saskatoon principals and together with Patrick Mooney served as co-chairpersons... +Read More
Anthony Muhammad
06/15/17

Muhammad carries the flag as cheerleader for creating healthy school culture setting

Given that his bread and butter on the speaking circuit is primarily about creating and maintaining a healthy school culture, it was hardly surprising that Anthony Muhammad came up with probably a dozen sound bites to emphasize the point during… +Read More
06/14/17

Regina Public cuts programs, teachers to cover $9.5-million funding shortfall

The Regina Public School Board passed a consensus “tough” budget for the 2017-18 school year at its Tuesday evening meeting. The board will borrow just over $1 million from reserve funds and cut some staff and programs due to a… +Read More
donmorgan
06/14/17

Morgan hopeful for period of calm and stability in education sector

If teachers in the province feel like they have been caught in the middle of a maelstrom lately, it’s a feeling shared by the Minister of Education Don Morgan. Although arguably much of the myriad of news dispatches geared towards… +Read More
reiger
06/14/17

Regier’s range of passions lead to tireless pursuits for her students

Admittedly I don’t have irrefutable proof on this and it hasn’t received international fanfare, but somehow Andrea Regier has managed to solve the age-old conundrum of how one finds more than 24 hours in a day. Based on a conversation… +Read More
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