Author: Dave Bircher

Recently, I read and article in Education Canada by Ron Canuel.  He reviews the issue of increased student learning and technology cost. I have read more than a few articles…

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I often read posts and tweets asking what kind of advice you could give to new teachers.  The tips passed along are very thoughtful and helpful for those new to…

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The image above is something I see quite often in our school.  Kids working in groups in the hallways, older students with younger ones.  As a school principal this tells…

Read More Maintaining Connections

Kelsey and Wendell show grade 3/4 students how to set up a tipi. One of the initiatives of our school division and our school’s specific Learning Improvement Plan (LIP) is…

Read More Multicultural Education

It’s true that in school administration is not an easy gig.  The number of tasks required can be overwhelming some days, and then you look at your desk and realize…

Read More How Visible Are You?

For all of my career, essay on addiction I have done my share of extra-curricular hours.  Some years, more than others, but the total in a year is usually significant.…

Read More The Educator and Extra-Curricular