News

Monday, September 12, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Listening to the panelists at the IT Summit 2016, it was readily evident that there are numerous different ways in which Saskatchewan schools are dealing with the many facets of helping support students in becoming responsible digital citizens.

There is no doubt that students in the classroom intuitively know probably as much, if not more, than the teachers when it comes to the latest in technology, but that doesn’t necessarily translate to young people fully appreciating the perils that are part and parcel of the online world.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Surely one of the best possible scenarios for those who opt to attend the series of professional development opportunities, offered by the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation and the Saskatchewan Professional Development Unit, is when an attending teacher comes away with a whole new mindset and is eager to implement such when school returns in the fall.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Resource Connections

Mentoring and coaching are two evidence-based approaches to professional growth that can provide teachers and administrators, whether new or experienced, with support and practice in order to increase effectiveness and master new skills.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Once the recent cabinet shuffle had been completed, Don Morgan not only inherited the vacant Deputy Premier’s role, but also retained his education and labour portfolios.

In an interview with the Saskatchewan Bulletin shortly after, Morgan reiterated his earlier desire to have maintained the education file that he has now overseen for the past three years through numerous peaks and valleys along the way.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Aleta Hagan didn’t waste any time before reading the first book of the year to the shared Grade 1 class at Clavet Composite School as students returned for the first day. Hagan and her colleague Karla Wenc have adjacent classrooms at the bustling school with 51 students in total. The teachers went over some of the basic rules that these newcomers will become familiar with while also making them feel comfortable by sharing stories about how many of the elder siblings of this recent crop of students they have taught in past years.

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