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Saturday, December 14, 2019
Sask Bulletin Article

In March 2019, I was chosen to receive the Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship along with 44 other teachers from the United States and Canada.

This Fellowship is part of National Geographic’s educational professional development program and is also made possible by Lindbald Expeditions.

This then took me on the ship–the Endeavour II–to the Galapagos Islands for eight days.

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Friday, December 13, 2019
Sask Bulletin Article

Education Minister Gord Wyant has released a framework that will be used to create an action plan for how Saskatchewan students are educated from 2020 to 2030. The framework was developed with input from all education sector partners.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Sask Bulletin Article

The Ministry of Education recently renewed its contract with the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation to continue coordinating the evaluation of teaching and learning resources for the Ministry.

The Federation invites its members to be trained to evaluate resources in specific curricular areas; resources receiving positive evaluations are subsequently submitted to the Ministry as recommendations for resources to support curricula. The Ministry considers those recom-mendations before approving resources as core and additional resources on its curriculum website.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Sask Bulletin Article

Albeit currently adorned with numerous tarps and other such construction-related material and encircled by chain-link fencing, even a neophyte such as myself can readily envision the scope and aesthetic appeal of what is in store for the citizens of this community. The brand new Rosthern Community School is slated to open its doors in the fall of 2020.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Sask Bulletin Article

It is a phrase you often hear: at the very heart of what makes for a successful teacher is the relationship they are able to establish with their students.

Saskatoon elementary teacher Jennifer Herrod embodies that to the fullest and then some.

A Grade 3 teacher at Silverwood Heights School, Herrod is impassioned about the values of democracy and citizenship whether that involves visiting the legislature in Regina or Parliament Hill in Ottawa in the company of like-minded educators.

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