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Friday, June 25, 2021
Sask Bulletin

One phrase I tend to hear in education quite a bit still is 21st century skills. I think I have heard this phrase for the last 20 some odd years. I think it might be time to retire this phrase. Many of the skills that are usually part of this are skills we have needed before, just in slightly different ways. It’s maybe time to see that learning new skills should be just something we do as lifelong learners.

Teachers should be examples of people who embrace lifelong learning and continually look for ways to improve their practice.

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Friday, June 25, 2021
Sask Bulletin

There has been a lot of commentary about the extraordinary nature of this past school year and sitting back in June 2021, we hope principals and vice-principals around the province are feeling a sense of pride and accomplishment for the successful administration and management of what must have at times felt like a very long school year. To each of you, we say, “Well done and thank you!”

Over the past few months, school leaders have shared their stories in national webinars and provincial networks. A couple of themes and/or excerpts stand out and warrant recognition and a sincere thank you.

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Thursday, June 24, 2021
Sask Bulletin

Professional growth networks are learning communities for teachers. Discover one that is right for you! You can select your professional growth network membership starting August 2021.

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Thursday, June 24, 2021
Sask Bulletin

Emma Elstad, a Grade 10 student at Dinsmore Composite School, has embraced the opportunity to make a statement through her artwork.

As a Visual Arts 20 student currently enrolled at the Sun West Distance Learning Centre, Emma was presented an inquiry assignment which invites students to select a human rights/social justice issue that they feel passionately about.

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Thursday, June 24, 2021
Sask Bulletin

More than a year after our first COVID-19 case was detected, the power of social connections and peer influence still greatly impacts the landscape during the pandemic.

Our new normal now includes extraordinary working conditions for our teachers and students as they continue to face new challenges daily. As our province continues to monitor our reopening plan for Saskatchewan, what will our school systems start to feel like in the next school year?

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