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Friday, January 18th, 2019

Six (Sort of) Bold Predictions for 2019

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As is my usual practice, I will start this year with some predictions about trends that I think will materialize in the K-12 education sector in our province.

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Friday, December 21st, 2018

Looking Back on 2018

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As 2018 draws to a close, I think it appropriate do two things.

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Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Christmas Holidays Have Arrived!

We have been working diligently refining our literacy, writing, and numeracy, and STEM skills since the beginning of Term 2.

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Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Gingerbread STEM Fun!

Grade 1 and 2 classes, in both English and French programs, have been working with our Learning Commons/Explo Team to create an integrated inquiry holiday themed unit.

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Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Expanding Horizons as a Community of Learners

In a relatively short period of time we have moved, as a society, from education for a few to education for everyone.

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Monday, December 10th, 2018

A follow-up: Are we the source…?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I learned long ago that there are no universal interventions. There are no simple cures to complex problems; complicated problems require sophisticated solutions.

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Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Routines and Reflection

It is the end of the year and the beginning of a very busy Term 2!

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Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Are we the source of student mental health challenges?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

In the hope of provoking reflection and discourse, I have decided this week to wade into the world of youth mental health, wellness and resilience.

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Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Powerful Conversations

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

My reflections in this post come courtesy of my most recent meeting with teachers in the Abby Family of schools, in relation to some changes I have made to my school visit routine.

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Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Road Safety For Kids and Parents

With the changing seasons come shorter daylight hours which means it will be darker on the way to or from school.  As well as visibility is reduced during inclement weather. 

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