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Monday, December 10th, 2018

Academic Language Tip

Don’t Let your Academic Words Become Wall Flowers

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Monday, December 10th, 2018

A follow-up: Are we the source…?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I learned long ago that there are no universal interventions. There are no simple cures to complex problems; complicated problems require sophisticated solutions.

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Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Math? It’s a SNAP!

Developing number sense and operational fluency is the foundation for building confident mathematical thinkers.

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Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Are we the source of student mental health challenges?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

In the hope of provoking reflection and discourse, I have decided this week to wade into the world of youth mental health, wellness and resilience.

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Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Powerful Conversations

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

My reflections in this post come courtesy of my most recent meeting with teachers in the Abby Family of schools, in relation to some changes I have made to my school visit routine.

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Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Academic Language Tip

Action Steps for determining Academic Vocabulary

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

New Team, New Year - The ELL Department Wants to Connect with You!

We are very excited to introduce two new members to the ELL Department. Joining Michelle Gill (K-5) as Helping Teachers are Rebecca Kandal (Middle/Secondary) and Laurel Mathew (International).

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Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Celebrating Darlene Taylor

Some of us grow up playing school, and know from a young age that we want to be an educator.

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Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

20% Time in Schools?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Some of you may have heard about the concept of ‘20% Time.’ It is a concept which has been popularized by Google, but really has been used by many successful companies around the world for years.

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Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Celebrating Maria Limpright

Maria Limpright is one of our amazing Early Learning Helping Teachers. Maria has been a teacher in our district for over 30 years and continues to share her passion for education with our system.

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