Monthly Archives: May 2014

Patricia: North to South – The Big Move to Higher Education

When Russ and I meet with students in northern Saskatchewan communities, a barrier we hear about time and again is the lack of senior-level courses available to them. We know that students require positive learning environments and student/teacher supports to be successful; yet, students in northern communities are recognizing gaps in the education system meant...
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Russ: Shifting Attitudes – Developing Safe, Culturally Responsive Learning Environments For All Students

At one of our first engagement visits, Patricia and I met a woman named Karen. She is a proud mother and grandmother who was born and raised on the Muskowpetung Saulteaux First Nation and has lived on the First Nation with her husband, Michael, for 27 years.

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Russ: Engaging Students – Fish in Schools Program

Hands-on learning; these three words have come up over and over again in our conversations with students. Everywhere Patricia and I have been, students tell us they want to be active in their learning. This is hardly news to teachers; many of whom have used their imaginations to come up with innovative ways to keep students...
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