Tuesday, March 7, 2017
We Live to Teach! is a sentiment that I believe resonates with teachers around the world, regardless of what grade level we teach, what country we are in or what language we speak. Teachers do not go into education for fame or glory or money; we become teachers because it is who we are.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
During the last five years or so, teacher Kevin Chiasson and a group of his students at Yorkton Regional High School have parlayed their passion and considerable skill with robotics as a springboard to see the world.
When the latest roster of this annually successful program heads off to Abu Dhabi in October to compete in the 44th WordSkills Competition, it will mark four continents that they have conquered in what has been a remarkable string of successes.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Traditionally it would probably not be inaccurate to suggest that physics for some students can be somewhat of a roller-coaster ride, whereas for some it just never seems to resonate.
Ironically though it is precisely the utilization of an improvised roller-coaster apparatus as a way to test students on their understanding of how energy changes form that has proven to be a successful catalyst for Karen Kennedy-Allin and her Physics 30 class for Grade 12 students at Weyburn Comprehensive School.
Friday, February 24, 2017
TORONTO, ON–Great principals make great schools. The Learning Partnership is pleasedto announce 40 exceptional educators from across the country as Canada’s Outstanding Principals of 2017.
Now celebrating its 13th year, Canada’s Outstanding Principals program, offered by the Learning Partnership, recognizes the unique and vital contribution of principals in publicly funded schools.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
A number of new anti-bullying resources are being provided to Saskatchewan schools to assist students and teachers as they work to end bullying and create more caring and inclusive schools. The resources include several videos that have been developed as a package called the Student First Anti-Bullying Forum.