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Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Resource Connections

The November 2016 issue of Educational Leadership, on the theme of disrupting inequity, gives a powerful overview of the many barriers that can create opportunity gaps for students. Feature articles such as Unconscious Bias: When Good Intentions Aren’t Enough, by Sarah
E. Fiarman, Let’s Talk About Racism in Schools, by
Rick Wormeli, Gender Insights Coming to Your Classroom, by David Sadker and Melissa Koch, and The Schools Transgender Students Need, by Ellen Kahn, provide strategies that educators can use to foster equity in their classrooms.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

MEADOW LAKE – If you think innovation has to be all about having the latest toys and being housed in an impressive-looking facility, this particular initiative at Meadow Lake’s Carpenter High School might just change your mind.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

If, like me, you perhaps don’t understand the fundamentals of what goes into the whole process of writing renewed curricula, it can be an enlightening experience to speak to a few of those involved.

While they might be regular classroom teachers in their daily lives, you only have to observe the level of engagement and dialogue that happens when you get a room full of these folks together in crafting what it is they will be teaching their students themselves in the future.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Announcing the appointment of Dan Perrins to lead the work on a K-12 educational governance review, Education Minister Don Morgan stated in an interview later that the continuing presence of Perrins in heading up the province’s funding formula should be seen as “two separate processes entirely.”

Morgan made the announce­­ment of the governance review in a speech to the Saskatchewan School Boards Association’s annual fall assembly, stress­ing that work was to begin immediately and he is expecting this to be a tight time frame, possibly within a month.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development released today the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment 2015 international large-scale test of reading, mathematical and scientific literacy conducted with 15-year-old students. Canada ranked in the top five countries.

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