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Monday, February 17th, 2014

Guest Blog: Yale Tackles the Grade 9 Question

If you have ever taught or parented adolescents, you would know that the most challenging, perplexing (and even feared) students are those in grade 9. They are a bit of a conundrum.

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Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Guest Blog: Communities of Caring

As we deepen our collective understanding of self regulation as an essential component of pe

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Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Guest blog: Reach for the Stars

Contrary to what some educational critics may say, K-12 education has changed in significant ways in the last decade. Three changes that immediately come to mind are our capacity to use systemi

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Monday, January 27th, 2014

Guest Blog: This We Believe

This post from Dexter Horton, Principal of Clayburn Middle School, describes what Abbotsford’s Middle Schools are doin

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Monday, January 20th, 2014

Guest blog: Making the Connection at Godson

I have always been fascinated about how we as parents and educators sometimes treat academic learning problems so differently from social learning problems.

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Monday, January 13th, 2014

Guest blog: Gemeinshaft

The first blog in the “Fifty Weeks of Innovation” series comes from Cameron Friesen, principal of South Poplar Traditional Elementary School, which enrolls over 250 students, K

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Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Fifty Weeks of Innovation

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Happy New Year! I recently read a very interesting blog post which spoke to the content of the next 50 blog posts you will see on this site.

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Monday, December 16th, 2013

The Best Gift a Teacher Could Have

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

When I was in high school, I was convinced that I was going to be a lawyer.

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Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

The Positive Power of Internet at Work

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I recently read an interesting set of statistics about the proliferation of the internet and its impact on global connectivity.

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Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Internet Safety and Being a Parent First

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

One of the more interesting moments we have as educators is self-identifying when we are among parents.

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