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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Resource Connections

One need only read the articles in this publication, scan ThisIsTheClassroom.ca or tune in to any variety of media to see the countless ways that educators are innovators in their classrooms and schools. Their purpose is to improve learning for the students they teach by finding ways to engage them, build their critical and creative thinking abilities and foster innovative mindsets.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Quite often when it comes to folks espousing a mantra it tends to be the more boisterous types who fervently want others to buy into what they are selling.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Alluding briefly to the protracted implementation of the Task Force on Teacher Time, Education Minister Don Morgan assured those attending the Councillor Conference one thing that is certain is the government’s commitment to the calendar that was set out in the report that was submitted in 2016.

While Morgan said that while he is hopeful a panel with representatives from the education stakeholders can expedite the process, his frustration was evident in an interview afterwards.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

In one of her most
 recent addresses to the 
Annual Meeting of Council, Sask­at­chewan Teachers’ 
Federation Executive Director Gwen Dueck mused about what constitutes courageous leadership.

“It is to enter into some 
uncomfortable conversations and then doing things 
differently than people might 
expect,” she opined at
the time.

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Monday, November 7, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Since the phrase transformational change became a recurring part of the PreK-12 education lexicon in Saskatchewan following this summer’s provincial budget, the invariable result has been confusion for teachers who remain unclear, to say nothing of apprehensive.

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