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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
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Following a recent meeting with representatives of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation, Deputy Education Minister Julie MacRae suggested that “we’re at a critical juncture” with regard to the Education Sector Strategic Plan.

According to MacRae, stakeholders have spent the past year focused on what it is we want to do and how to carry it out in a way that students are the ultimate benefactors.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
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When you talk about innovative professional development and specifically leadership, the name Andy Hargreaves resonates with teachers everywhere. Talk about been there, done that, and the globe-trotting presenter ticks all the boxes.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
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The sign in front of the small, steep-roofed, original one-room school house tucked up against the edge of the forest reads, “Education did not ‘begin’ in 1890 in Cumberland House. We have been teaching our children the language, culture and skills of our people for many centuries.”

It was a day of celebration on June 12 as it was the culmination of a week of celebration of 125 years of formalized education in Cumberland House, a vibrant community situated on the delta of the Saskatchewan River near the Manitoba border northeast of the town of Nipawin.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
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During both her keynote presentations at this year’s IT Summit and subsequent interview, Vicki Davis made it abundantly clear that while the wonders of technology can be of great benefit to classroom teachers, it’s important to remember that, “it’s never about the technology; it’s always about the people.”

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
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Partnerships were frequently cited as the key to realizing the first-ever joint-facility elementary school in Saskatoon, encom-passing not only Holy Family Catholic School and Willowgrove Public School, but also the 51-person Preston Early Learning Centre and multipurpose community facilities located in the expansive facility.

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