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Can we talk about…. How great Teaching Assistants are.

Now, teaching can be a lonely business; you spend your whole day with people, yet some days you feel like no one’s got your jokes, given you a smile, or cared when you almost fell over that stray bag! 642 more words


Friday Night Takeaway aka our monthly book review: What if everything you knew about education was wrong. David Didau @LearningSpy

The book in 10 sentences:

Didau runs the famous L&T account: @LearningSpy and was an English teacher and now publishes, comments and speaks on all things UK education. 342 more words


New and modernized schools for a better future

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New and modernized schools for a better future

Thousands of Alberta students are starting the school year in new and updated schools.

Premier Rachel Notley, Minister David Eggen and the Hole family visit the newly built École Lois E. 450 more words


All new Edmonton Catholic, public schools ready to open next week

With the first day of school right around the corner for students across the province, construction workers in Edmonton are still hard at work putting the finishing touches on more than a dozen new school projects set to open in September. 633 more words


Friday Night Takeaway/aka our monthly book review. Towards Dialogic Teaching by Robin Alexander (AUGUST 2017)

The book in 10 sentences:

Robin Alexander’s premise is that talk is under-rated and under utlised in UK schools. As teachers we often fall into the trap of saying: “now we’ve spoken about it, let’s write it down”; therefore placing a higher emphasis on the written word. 246 more words

Can we talk about... how blogging can help Learning and Teaching

So this is the first blog of the L&T group at St Richard Reynolds Catholic College, Twickenham.  We are an outstanding “new” school – established in 2013, who want to see if applying L&T research can deliver excellent L&T in one year. 149 more words

With looming cuts in Calgary schools, Alberta-wide survey reveals chronic underfunding

Schools across the province are suffering due to chronic underfunding, according to parent advocacy group Support Our Students Alberta (SOS).

Principals across the province were asked to take the poll. 229 more words