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Be Better…

So here we are finally, with the end of the year at our fingertips, and the final week ready to begin. I think it’s an understatement to say that we’re all ready to take a break and to head off…

Exciting Times in Education

There are so many great things happening in education right now. What I have been reflecting on and appreciating recently are the priorities of student-centered education and pursuing a deeper level of understanding. In Alberta our Ministerial Order on Student…

Why Guy

I will change roles next year. I will now be responsible for the school’s Middle School (grades seven and eight). The other day I went around talking to each Middle School teacher sharing a little bit about myself, my beliefs…

superstars

It’s that time of year when my thoughts not only start to think about next year, but also reflect on the previous ten months. Because I’m always looking at how to improve my school, how to offer better opportunities for…

Finishing Strong…

So here we are, with less than a month to go before we head off for the summer holiday. I often marvel at how fast a school year goes by, and in many ways it seems like just yesterday that…

Language has Power…

So I had two experiences this past week that made me really think about how much power there is in the language that we use with others. These experiences have made me reflect deeply on how I have been using…