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Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Guest Blog: Grit, Where Does it Come From?

By Abbotsford School District

I am currently reading a fascinating book written by Paul Tough: How Children Succeed – Grit Curiosity and the

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Monday, May 12th, 2014

Guest Blog: The Power of Music

By Abbotsford School District

I am not ashamed to admit that I envy people who have musical talent. It is one of my regrets (and my mother’s) that as a child I gave up on my guitar lessons.

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Monday, May 5th, 2014

Guest Blog: Student Engagement Through the Arts

By Abbotsford School District

~ Blog Post by Marlene Funk, Principal of Abbotsford School of Integrated Arts (ASIA) Sumas Mountain Middle-Secondary School

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Monday, April 28th, 2014

Guest Blog: The First Bite from the Early Literacy Elephant

By Abbotsford School District

I think most of us are familiar with the longstanding provincial goal to improve literacy rates (largely through reading comprehension).

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Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Guest Blog: A Way of Thinking, Not Just Doing

By Abbotsford School District

Following post is by Alison Moore, principal at Aberdeen Elementary

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Monday, April 14th, 2014

Guest Blog: Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

By Abbotsford School District

We all know just how important trust is to any relationship, whether it is that between a parent and child, amongst colleagues who have to work together, or within an organization that needs to

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Monday, April 7th, 2014

Guest Blog: Parents, Now More Than Ever

By Abbotsford School District

It is perhaps a truism that every successive generation believes their current era is more challenging than the ones that preceded theirs.

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Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Guest Blog: Building Community, Building Capacity

By Abbotsford School District

Michael Fullan says that one of the keys to system transformation is how leadership energy is oriented.

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Monday, March 10th, 2014

Guest Blog: BULLY, the New 5 Letter Word

By Abbotsford School District

Much like Ian Levings, Principal of Abbotsford Middle School, I marvel at the way our society approaches significant social issues li

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Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Guest Blog: Changes, Breaks and Connecting

I remember, like it was yesterday, the first parent teacher conference I ever held as a brand new teacher at Devereaux Elementary School, in Dawson Creek.

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