This is the
Classroom

Published by the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation

Topics

05/25/17

‘This kid amazes me’: Saskatoon student set to travel with international award

Alex Fallon, board member for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in Saskatchewan, summed up his opinion of award winner Harkirat Bhullar with four simple words. “This kid amazes me,” he said in a phone interview. The award, honouring a… +Read More
05/25/17

Smith encourages STF members to maintain strong tradition with CTF

In her presentation to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council, Canadian Teachers’ Federation President Heather Smith went out of her way to underscore the historic relationship that has existed between the STF and the national body. However, that… +Read More
05/12/17

Watch a Sask. grade schooler’s stop-animation plea to halt rising sea levels

A seventh-grade girl from a farm near Delisle, Sask. has won a runner-up prize in a worldwide video contest highlighting human population growth. Kate Wright’s video, entitled “Rising Sea Levels”, highlights how rapid climate change has caused sea levels to rise. It… +Read More
Alizadeh finds calling close to his heart helping newcomers
05/11/17

Alizadeh finds calling close to his heart helping newcomers

It’s not just teachers who are part of the English as an additional language mosaic. Consider, for example, Hossiendad Alizadeh, who in his native Afghanistan is educated as an engineer. But because those credentials aren’t recognized in Canada, he has… +Read More
04/13/17

Girls’ education activist Malala Yousafzai to address Parliament today

Malala Yousafzai will become Canada’s sixth honorary citizen today, a rare gesture of respect for her bravery in overcoming a brutal Taliban attack to become a champion for girls’ education around the world. The 19-year-old Pakistan-born Nobel Peace Prize recipient will attend a formal… +Read More
students' stories as varied as they are
04/12/17

Students’ stories as varied as they are

Anyone who hasn’t been inside a school in this province in a while is in all likelihood not prepared for what they would encounter. This is particularly true in urban centres and probably none more so than Walter Murray Collegiate… +Read More
1 2 3 8
Loading...