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December 10, 2018 – 12:12 pm | 156 views

 
Nous ne cessons pas de jouer parce que nous sommes vieux; nous devenons vieux parce que nous cessons de jouer. George Bernard Shaw
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Summertime Reads from the LEARN Team

June 20, 2018 – 9:55 am | Comments Off on Summertime Reads from the LEARN Team438 views

As the on-going reflections and corrections of the 2017-2018 school year begin to swirl furiously in your brain, LEARN wishes to support you in turning essays into chilly cocktails, exams into sunny porches, book reports …

2016 Summertime Reads from the LEARN Team

June 15, 2016 – 12:09 pm | 2 Comments | 1,842 views

In the summer when the days are hot,
I like to find a shady spot,
And hardly move a single bit
And sit, and sit, and sit, and sit.
– Anonymous
As exam centres close, white boards scrubbed, classroom floors …

The LEARN Team’s Summertime Reads

June 23, 2015 – 10:35 am | Comments Off on The LEARN Team’s Summertime Reads2,086 views

Editor’s note: This post was a labour of love for everyone on the LEARN team – and from a literacy perspective it’s always good to practice what you preach! 
With the 2014-2015 school year ALMOST a distant …

Teacher Book Picks: Favourites from the Field

December 11, 2013 – 3:33 pm | Comments Off on Teacher Book Picks: Favourites from the Field3,900 views

With the winter holidays quickly upon us, many educators across the province will soon be on a two week break from the classroom. Susan and I thought that this might be an opportune time to …

Why Our Schools Need the Arts: A New Perspective

April 3, 2013 – 11:04 am | 2 Comments | 3,432 views

I recently read Why Our Schools Need the Arts by Jessica Hoffman Davis (2008), founder of the  Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Reading this book hot on the heels of Susan …

How I Will Spend my Summer Vacation

June 19, 2012 – 9:12 am | Comments Off on How I Will Spend my Summer Vacation1,500 views
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I know the general public pictures teachers with their long vacations, lolling on beaches or travelling here there and everywhere. I know some of you do some of that, but I also know that many …