Monthly Archives: August 2013

Warning on primary level cyberbullying as school starts

Cyberbullying starts as early as 6 years old. We need to address the problem at a very early age.

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Posted in bullying, Current Issues, Safe Schools

New School Year: What are you looking forward to???

New School Year: What are you looking forward to???

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Posted in Teaching and Learning

Because I am a Girl: Raise your hand if you believe every girl deserves an education

Because I am a Girl: Raise your hand if you believe every girl deserves an education

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Posted in Current Issues, Teaching and Learning

Standardized Testing has Strong Parent Support: Majority of Parents believe Standardized Tests are a Good Measure of a School’s Quality

Standardized testing has always been a very controversial and hotly debated subject. Like most things, there are many good points to be made in both corners. However, I contend that standardized tests are quite valuable as a piece of a puzzle to a much bigger picture.

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Posted in Teaching and Learning

Disturbing Letter sent to Autistic Boy’s Family turns to Support

A vicious and disturbing letter sent to the family of an autistic boy has generated a huge amount of support for the family and a new understanding of Autism and Special Needs.

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Posted in bullying, Current Issues, Parents, Special Education

Teacher Interview Tips from the Principal’s Desk

Principal’s guideline on how to prepare for a teacher interview

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Parents are putting off retirement to pay for Children’s Education

See the link for the article at the bottom of the page.   I awoke this morning to a headline in the news which was calling out to me.  “Parents delaying retirement to pay for kid’s education: CIBC poll.”  This

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Posted in Current Issues

Where are the Teaching Jobs? A Principal’s Perspective

How do you find that elusive teaching job in today’s economy? Here are some tips coming directly from the Principal’s desk.

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Disturbing Letter sent to Autistic Boy’s Family: Lets end the Ignorance

After a very disturbing letter is sent to an Autistic boy’s family, I make a call to end the ignorance and educate one another so we can show the needed empathy for everyone to be good to one another.

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Posted in bullying, Parents, Special Education, Teaching and Learning

Special Needs Students: The Integration Debate

Should students with special needs be integrated into the regular classroom. There are many different opinions on this but we need to look at it on a case by case basis.

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Posted in Parents, Special Education, Teaching and Learning