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03/02/17

Robotics has been the passport to the world for Yorkton students

During the last five years or so, teacher Kevin Chiasson and a group of his students at Yorkton Regional High School have parlayed their passion and considerable skill with robotics as a springboard to see the world. When the latest… +Read More
outstanding principals
02/24/17

Learning Partnership program honours outstanding principals across Canada

TORONTO, ON–Great principals make great schools. The Learning Partnership is pleasedto announce 40 exceptional educators from across the country as Canada’s Outstanding Principals of 2017. Now celebrating its 13th year, Canada’s Outstanding Principals program, offered by the Learning Partnership, recognizes… +Read More
02/09/17

Hour of code

The Hour of Code is an initiative that has been promoted around the world to get more people to experience, understand and play with code. In 2016, Hour of Code events took place around the world the week of December… +Read More
12/06/16

Wynne aims to remove barriers for students with disabilities

The province will develop an education accessibility standard to remove barriers that students with disabilities face in classrooms, curriculum and on school premises, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Monday. She made the commitment hours after receiving an open letter from 22 community groups who called for its creation, arguing that too many special needs students aren’t getting the education they’re entitled to because of obstacles, both in physical environments and teaching. “We recognize that there’s more to be done, and there... +Read More
11/03/16

Coding in the classroom

Coding has been an important part of the technology revolution since its inception, but now, more than ever, it is becoming an important skill for all students to be familiar with. Most of our students are becoming consumers and not producers, which leaves them at a disadvantage. They will need to rely totally on others even when it comes to a basic understanding of how something is made, as coding and its effects are embedded in our everyday lives. I... +Read More
09/12/16

Working together can help build more responsible digital citizens

Listening to the panelists at the IT Summit 2016, it was readily evident that there are numerous different ways in which Saskatchewan schools are dealing with the many facets of helping support students in becoming responsible digital citizens. There is… +Read More
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