News

Monday, March 9, 2020

Media are invited to attend a press conference for an announcement from Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation President Patrick Maze regarding provincial collective bargaining.

Monday, March 9, 2020
10 a.m.
Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation
2317 Arlington Ave.
Saskatoon, SK

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Sask Bulletin Article

Although there has been some skepticism voiced about the lack of teacher representation on the newly formed Curriculum Advisory Committee named by the provincial government, Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Associate Executive Director Ian Krips is keeping an open mind, for now at least.

Krips, along with STF Professional Learning Director Shaun McEachern, are among the 24-member committee whose mandate is to examine the future needs of high school students in the province over the next three years.

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Saturday, February 29, 2020
Sask Bulletin Article

A new partnership is bringing science lessons to remote Indigenous communities in northern Saskatchewan through two-way video.

Connected North, a program within TakingITGlobal, uses high definition telepresence to take students across the country on virtual field trips and connect them with Indigenous mentors.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

The Federation is reminding teachers why it’s important to apply for the Saskatchewan Special Support Program when getting their prescriptions filled.

The STF Health plan (Members’ Health Plan) is designed to cover the portion of prescription drugs not covered by provincial drug programs. Insurance companies, including Canada Life, need to know you are utilizing these programs as they are considered your primary insurance plan.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020
Resource Connections

A core professional challenge for teachers is designing instruction that reaches the hearts and minds of students and that also meets curriculum outcomes. Several recent books provide a variety of frameworks to support the complex and rich practice of planning thoughtful and engaging unit and lesson plans.

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