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06/27/17

Launch of new resource to support cultural intervention in Francophone minority settings

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is proud to release today a new guide designed to inform and enhance cultural intervention in Canadian linguistic minority schools. This resource targets students aged 14 to 17, the prime time for adolescents as they to affirm… +Read More
06/26/17

Saskatoon program turns long-term care home into Grade 6 classroom

Walking down the hallway of a long-term care home often triggers an urge to whisper for fear of a “shhhhh” from nurses. But that’s not the case at the Sherbrooke Community Centre in Saskatoon. Twenty-five Grade 6 students roam the… +Read More
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
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