Category Archives: Education

A Beacon for Hope: Canadian Human Rights Museum

On Saturday, September 27th I had my first of what will be many visits to the long-awaited opening to the public of the Canadian National Human Rights Museum. The Human Rights Museum is located where people, cultures, history and business all come … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Now: The Importance of Structures and Routines

It never is the most exciting presentation or the topic that when looking through the Conference Guide you say “Wow I am going to that one!!” Structures and routines there is just no way to make it sound any more … Continue reading

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Fad or Foundation?

  Is this a Fad or a Foundation to great teaching and learning for students? Many effective teaching strategies or innovations have occurred from a belief there is a magic strategy that works for every student. Those of you that … Continue reading

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Am I Good Enough: Self-Image and Art

Education of the whole child continues to be a key element in creating a safe, caring and respectful school and community environment. It has been a struggle to find a balance between the social and emotional, the physical-self, teaching and … Continue reading

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Discipline: It’s About Teaching

On Friday, October 25th in for Manitoba’s Educators it was a day of Professional Learning. Our Special Area Groups of Educators (SAGE) Conference provided a wide-range of learning opportunities designed for educators across the Province of Manitoba. One of the … Continue reading

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Teaching, Modeling, Learning…Humanize

The Internet has created a wealth of information and knowledge at our finger tips. In an instant one can read about the French Revolution and Robespierre who became the spokesman for democracy to bring freedom to all men; stating that … Continue reading

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Inclusion – We’ve come a long way

It has been almost 15 years since Manitoba’s Special Education Review’s Final Report was published. Taking recommendations and turning them into action is always the difficult part of any review of the way services are offered. Many individuals will cite … Continue reading

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