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"Treason," They Wrote.

(Rarely do I defend a political figure, and I really don’t know enough about this person to say I do or do not endorse her, but I still don’t think it’s fair to “frame” anybody for a crime they did not really commit.) 400 more words


Persuasive Research Essay

This is normally a part of my English 11 curriculum so the format and wording is in-line with the format I use on those lessons. I am including it under my Essay Writing category, though, because it is an essay!  6,023 more words


Report from the Legislature - Dec 17

From the office of Bob Bjornerud

Not long ago, Saskatchewan’s population was in decline with many of our young people leaving the province to find work and raise their families elsewhere.  554 more words


#MLA15 Look for This Banner in the Exhibit Hall

MLA attendees, look for this banner when you are in the book exhibit hall. It will be right in front, near the entrance, and it will take you to the… 196 more words

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Try, Try Again

It’s mid-December and I’m on my third round of essays. By now, students know what I expect. Or, I should say, most of my students know what I expect. 384 more words

Report from the legislature - Dec 10

From the office of Bob Bjornerud

Monday marked the final day of Saskatchewan’s fall legislative session, a busy and productive time in which we are able to engage in debate, exchange ideas and work toward meaningful legislative changes to enhance the enviable quality of life we all enjoy.  513 more words


The Review - Self-reflection

#1: The most interesting aspect was satisfying my curiosity. The best moment of discovery was learning about Chicken Bones candy. I also was surprised the debate over Chick-O-Stick became as heated as it did. 156 more words