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Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Sask Bulletin

Welcome to another instalment of Tech Talk. In a class I recently took as part of the master’s in Education Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Regina (great program, especially the classes with Alec Couros), we had a debate on “techquity,” which I think is always an issue, but maybe a little more during this time when technology is being leaned on to make sure our students have access to classes. 

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Friday, October 30, 2020
Sask Bulletin

Like many things, parent engagement in schools looks very different this year. Events such as unpacking the backpacks, meet the teacher and other welcome-back gatherings designed to build relationships between school and home have been replaced with virtual conferences, phone calls, emails and unconventional protocols.  

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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Sask Bulletin

It is a system that is constantly on high-stress survival mode where keeping classes open for kids is placed at a priority while sacrificing necessary aspects of education like physical education, extra literacy and numeracy support that other schools take for granted and lastly, providing critical resources for our special needs students.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Sask Bulletin

The past seven months have doubtlessly felt like a lifetime for Patrick Maze in his role as President of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation. 

However, COVID-19 aside, Maze is now entering his sixth year at the political helm of the STF so although he confirms “this is for sure the most unusual year,” he has seen a lot as the longest-serving President of the Federation.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Sask Bulletin

Although there was a consensus that the needed virtual format for this year’s Local Association Symposium was hardly the same as the traditional face-to-face conversations, there was nonetheless kudos for the technology team headed up by Jay Salikin and colleagues at the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation.

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