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05/16/17

University of Saskatchewan to honour educator Earl Cook

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will be paying tribute to Earl Cook, a northern indigenous leader and educator, during the 2017 spring convocation. Cook said attending the U of S 40 years ago ignited a passion for education… +Read More
05/16/17

Student helium balloon project snaps Sask. class photo from edge of space

Teacher James Stone says his students’ “jaws hit the desk” when they saw their own faces looking back at them from the edge of space. The Grade 6 students from Cut Knife Elementary School had launched their class photo into… +Read More
05/12/17

Students invited to a different kind of PARTY

Motor vehicle accidents can have a huge impact, and not just on the victims. That was the message Safe Communities wanted to get across with the 13th annual Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.) program on May… +Read More
05/12/17

Prairie South Grade 8 Students Off to the Races in Unique Designs

Challenge accepted! Over the past two weeks, a number of schools within the Prairie South School Division accepted a different kind of learning opportunity to further their understanding of boats in their science classes, tasked with the criteria to: Explore… +Read More
Teaching EAL students proves emotional
05/02/17

Teaching EAL students proves emotional

Trying to get a word in edgewise can sometimes be elusive if you’re talking to Laura Jorgenson during her English as an additional language class. If it’s not the phone ringing or students coming and going, there’s probably something else… +Read More
04/25/17

Stress and anxiety levels are increasingly common for members of the profession

REGINA – As he looked over the sessions at the Regina Teachers’ Convention, the proof was staring him in the face, even if it was merely confirmation as opposed to surprise. Jeff Perry, president of the Regina Public School Teachers’ Association, thumbed through the attendance figures for those breakout sessions that dealt specifically with issues such as feeling overwhelmed, burnout, fatigue and mindful­ness. He pointed out that these sessions in particular were filled well in advance in terms of those... +Read More
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