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10/01/14

Northern Saskatchewan school excelling in ‘mathletics’

More than 400 students from Grade 1 to 12 participating Many schools in Saskatchewan strive for success in athletics. But Father Porte Memorial School in Black Lake is making a name for itself in mathletics. The school has a web-based math program. The grade seven class is currently ranked in the top five in Canada. Principal Steven Thatcher has seen improvements in marks and attitudes towards math. “No confidence, kids were having a rough time. Now with mathletics, they succeed so when... +Read More
09/19/14

Understanding culturally responsive pedagogy imperative

The term “culturally responsive pedagogy” may be new to some teachers, but it will become a well-known phrase in the Saskatchewan educational landscape over the next few years. The phrase is referred to in two of the education sector strategic… +Read More
photo shows Breanne Collin discussing with her grade 1 and 2 students at Langham Elementary School
09/04/14

First day of school

In a scene that has been replicated throughout the province, school is back in for another year. According to Principal Laura Prefontaine, this has been a busier time than usual at the K-5 school as it has been the scene… +Read More
05/27/14

See a day in the life of a teacher

The classroom is changing. Each day is different, and each day is important. Each day, teachers adapt to meet the unique and changing needs of students. And, at the end of the day, it’s the relationship between teachers and students… +Read More
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