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February 14, 2020 – 12:30 pm | Comments Off on The Kids Will Be Alright: Slam Poetry Meets English Language Arts428 views

Last spring, I was invited to Laval Senior Academy’s “It’s Complicated”, a vernissage of student visual arts and spoken word performance that blossomed from their partnership with the English Language Arts Network (ELAN) and the …

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2016 Summertime Reads from the LEARN Team

June 15, 2016 – 12:09 pm | 2 Comments | 2,867 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 …

K is for Kindergarten: Why parents matter in the transition to school

June 8, 2016 – 10:52 am | One Comment | 2,017 views

I still remember the day I went to our local school to inquire about registering my daughter for kindergarten. It was going to be a big step for her, and I vaguely felt it would …

One Year Later: Passing thoughts of a newbie-flash-in-the-pan principal

June 2, 2016 – 9:53 pm | 2 Comments | 1,848 views

Three Little Lessons Learned – One Year Later
Special series by Neil MacIntosh – You can read his previous posts here, here and here.
After much procrastination, after fixing other things in the house that did not really …