Category Archives: Teachers

Engaging First Nations and Métis Students Through “Following Their Voices”

IMG_0059-500 Following Their Voices focuses on improving achievement of First Nations and Métis students. The goal of Following Their Voices is to improve teacher-student relationships, improve the learning environment and to encourage broad interactions between teacher and learner. From February to June 2015, six schools across the province...
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Balanced Literacy Means Success for Chinook Students

Photo-1-shared-read500 In 2006, the Chinook School Division made students’ reading success a priority. Twenty teachers and administrators formed a literacy committee who researched reading success best practices locally, nationally and internationally. The plan developed by the committee is called Balanced...
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Helping High School Students Stay in School

The-meeting-of-3-communities-through-literacy500 In 2013-14, the Good Spirit School Division developed a partnership with the Yorkton Tribal Council through the Invitational Shared Services Initiative (ISSI), to respond to concerns raised about the graduation and drop-out rates of students...
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Rabbit and Bear Paws Go to School

Written by: Sean Brooks - Branch Manager at Wheatland Regional Library Students at Rosthern Elementary enjoyed a visit from Chad Solomon and his interactive puppet theater, Rabbit and Bear Paws: The Way, to kick off Saskatchewan Aboriginal Storytelling Month. He retold the Anishinabe Creation teaching of Nanabazhoo and the Animals. [caption...
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Celebrating French Second-Language Education Week in Saskatchewan

From February 2-6, 2015, we will be celebrating French Second-Language Education Week in our province. French Second-Language Education Week allows for all Saskatchewan citizens to recognize the importance of French language education in our schools. To celebrate this week, students were encouraged to take part in a video contest relating to this year’s theme: “How does...
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Helping students understand the importance of digital citizenship

Written by: Jay Salikin, Coordinator for Technology for Saskatoon Public Schools [caption id="attachment_269" align="alignright" width="300"]Med-res images 062 Ministry file photo[/caption] This year, teacher-librarians are leading the work of digital citizenship in Saskatoon Public Schools, in alignment with the Government of Saskatchewan’s Action Plan to Address Bullying...
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