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Monday, August 20, 2018

The McDowell Foundation Board of Directors has approved the reallocation of funding to support two additional teacher-led research projects, set to begin in Regina and the South East Cornerstone School Division this fall. These will replace another project that is no longer able to move forward.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation President Patrick Maze congratulated all candidates in the Regina by-election and urged everyone to consider public education issues when voting. 

“Today a by-election was called in Regina Northeast with voting to take place on September 12,” Maze said. “This is an important democratic process and we honour those from all political parties who have stepped forward to sacrifice time and energy so they can be a part of this vital event.”

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Sask Bulletin Article

Spend a few minutes with Evan Cole and his enthusiasm is readily evident, if not contagious.

The other impression that comes to mind is that although he is very much on the cutting edge of technology, he is equally intrigued by more traditional props.

That ability to combine the better of two worlds made it a natural fit for Cole to hang out with like-minded folks in the makerspace area at the recent Saskatchewan IT Summit held in Saskatoon. It is a safe bet that those in the room would not be offended by referring to themselves as grown-up kids. Their shared enthusiasm and curiosity would doubtlessly be mirrored by their students.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation President Patrick Maze said the end of June is a time to celebrate accomplishments, plan for the future and honour those who are concluding a lifelong career in teaching. However, Maze said it should also be a time for talking about the new dollars needed to cope with increasing enrolment.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Sask Bulletin Article

These days it has been well-documented how resources can be difficult to come by in the public education sector.

Other than the fact that they feed off each other’s enthusiasm while also having the opportunity to try out their latest creations, how come this group of science teachers working to develop new curriculum for robotics are downright giddy?

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