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Thursday, September 15, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

It is surely undeniable that in recent years schools have taken several initiatives to better incorporate Indigenous understanding in the classroom.

There remains, however, a certain degree of discomfort for some teachers who are wary of the often-changing terminology that exists, as just one example.

At the recent Saskatchewan Professional Development Unit workshop, the focus was on developing an understanding of culturally responsive pedagogy while looking at ways to implement such while understanding the role of the teacher in building relationships.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Following an open call for applications in spring 2016, the McDowell Foundation Board of Directors approved six research projects for over $80,000 in funding at its June meeting. This year’s projects reflect the diversity of education in Saskatchewan, both in geographic location and range of topics to be explored.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

The word Holodomor – literally translated from Ukrainian means “murder by starvation” – is probably not front and centre for most teachers when they delve into the history books.

We know that between four and 10 million Ukrainian men, women and children slowly and needlessly starved to death in 1932-33. Like the Holocaust, there are significant lessons to be learned from the Holodomor.

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Monday, September 12, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

MONTRÉAL – Delegates attending the annual general meeting of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation recently unanimously approved the return of the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation as a CTF member. The 41,000 BCTF members unite with their 200,000 counterparts from coast to coast to coast and form a stronger and united national body of teachers.

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Monday, September 12, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Now that classes have resumed for another year after the summer hiatus, Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation President Patrick Maze expects things will heat up surrounding the myriad of potential issues facing teachers in the province.

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