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The freedom to discover is the best motivator there can be…for
students; for business; for anyone, really (True Fact)! So
why don't we match up what we know with what we do?
The Kikino Métis Settlement Council and Municipal District of
Bonnyville No. 87 are supporting our schools, increasing student
engagement and raising student achievement. Our Student
Achievement Committee still has work to do, but it definitely makes
our job easier when we have supportive community partners like
How can we truly make the community school a one-stop shop for
services and supports for students? And what structures in our
current system might be getting in the way?
In the spring of 2010, PRSD had conducted five face-to-face
public engagement meetings throughout the division. However,
they wished to continue the dialogue with their community by
employing online techniques for ongoing engagement and made a
commitment to investigate options.
In a truly differentiated class, students can work towards
learning outcomes at different paces, using different strategies,
and mastering outcomes in the order that best meets their
As a board member of ACEE, I am excited about the potential for
education transformation in Alberta and will continue to
demonstrate that environmental education helps achieve Alberta
Education's vision of engaged thinkers who are ethical citizens
with an entrepreneurial spirit.
Alberta Education defines inclusive education as a
way of thinking and acting that demonstrates universal acceptance
of, and belonging for, all students. It is a value-based
approach to accepting responsibility for all students and means
that all students will have equitable opportunities to be included
For Peace River public schools this means physically setting up
classrooms to support all student needs and choosing specific
teaching strategies that support diverse student needs.
Some people have criticized our partnerships with businesses.
They say the government should be providing funding for all of our
programs. They say these partnerships result in inequity across the
What a difference social networking sites makes! We've not only
managed to connect with peers, but also to diagnose our health
concerns? Where are Facebook users obtaining this information?
More importantly, how much confidence can we place in these
For parents, back to school is a great time to get involved in
their child's education. Research evidence shows that parental
involvement and encouragement help children excel in school. I
encourage all parents to learn more about how you can be involved
with your child's school.