Mar 6, 2017

Sometimes I feel like a…

By | 2017-08-01T21:43:18+00:00 March 6, 2017|21st Century Learning, Elementary|

“Sometimes I feel like a porcupine, innocent and curious. I have a big imagination and know how to protect myself.” This is how the small, square book began. I was browsing for First Nations themed books in our wonderful library. By the time I finished this book by Danielle Daniel, I was hooked and had [...]

Feb 27, 2017

If You Build It, They Will Come

By | 2017-08-01T21:43:19+00:00 February 27, 2017|21st Century Learning, Secondary|

On Friday, February 17, we did our annual pilgrimage from the multi-purpose room at the secondary campus to the middle school gymnasium with literally tons of wood. I will admit that this pilgrimage is not my favourite day of the school year.  In one day, we have to organize 25 students to help us move [...]

Jan 16, 2017

Barbies, Fairy Tales and Overhead Doors

By | 2017-08-01T21:43:19+00:00 January 16, 2017|21st Century Learning, Middle School|

Just before Christmas, I wandered around the middle school campus, observing students and teachers. It’s one of my favourite things to do during the day--so cool to be a witness to learning! I was struck by how incredibly busy our halls are, reinforcing for me the fact that our hallways really are extensions of our [...]

Dec 1, 2016

Coffee and Purple Cows

By | 2017-08-01T21:43:19+00:00 December 1, 2016|21st Century Learning, Admin Staff|

I love Starbucks. Yes, the coffee is great and yes, I love the brand that they work hard at portraying. Here’s the real reason: they don’t advertise on TV. I love the fact that Starbucks is considered one of the current, most recognized brands in the world (along with Coke, McDonald’s and Apple) and they [...]

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