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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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Monday, February 24th, 2014

Guest Blog: Whatever Happened to Play in Schools?

Stuart Shanker visited Abbotsford at our Shared Learning Conference last week, and told us that by far, the most significant thing we can do to help children with

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