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06/22/17

Leadership for teacher leaders is key

Recently, a close friend and colleague reminded me of an axiom that had been fundamental to her thinking about professional learning communities and teacher leadership throughout her career. Namely, that one of the best sources of professional learning just happens… +Read More
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06/19/17

McDowell Board of Directors approves $80,000 in research funding projects

The end of the school year signals the start of seven new professionally led research projects funded by the McDowell Foundation. In late May, the Foundation board approved over $80,000 in new research money for the 2017-18 school year. The… +Read More
06/12/17

Agriculture in the Classroom Promotes the Understanding of Agriculture to Children

Agriculture in the Classroom provides children in schools in our community with curriculum-based, hands-on learning to help increase student’s awareness of agriculture. Sarah Shmyko, Executive Director of Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan says that they have several programs and activities… +Read More
06/07/17

Children’s Festival Fun

This year’s version of the PotashCorp Children’s Festival of Saskatchewan was blessed with ideal sunny and warm conditions for the most part, which was a welcome change from years past for organizers. Utilizing Kinsmen Park as its new home for… +Read More
06/01/17

Distributed leadership model provides so much more than just a label

As a leadership model, distributed leadership has a lot going for it. Distributed leadership harnesses the energy and strengths of multiple staff members. Distributed leadership invites and supports collegial and collaborative interactions. Distributed leadership disperses leadership tasks and builds leadership… +Read More
05/30/17

Area Students Spend Day at Food Farms

Last Thursday and Friday students from eight schools in our area were out at a food farm learning about food production and agriculture by planting their own crops. Blair’s Family of Companies was the host, as the seeding took place… +Read More
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