Daily Archives: February 4, 2013

Souris students ‘stand up’ to bullying

Souris Consolidated School students can barely contain their excitement after taking a “Stand Up!” pledge against bullying in the school’s gymnasium Thursday.  Guardian photo by Mitch MacDonald As a former teacher at Souris Consolidated, I am very proud to see … Continue reading

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Loudmouth George and the New Neighbors by Nancy Carlson

Bestselling author-illustrator Nancy Carlson has gained an international audience for her vibrantly illustrated books about Harriet (a nervous golden retriever), Loudmouth George (a very self-assured rabbit), and the indomitable Louanne Pig. One reader reviews this picture book by stating “Nancy … Continue reading

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Open Minds to Equality

Open Minds to Equality: A Sourcebook of Learning Activities to Affirm Diversity and Promote Equity by Nancy Schniedewind & Ellen Davidson In this professional resource, Schniedewind & Davidson aim to help teachers and students meet the challenges of living in … Continue reading

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The role of the teacher within a critical literacy classroom

Over a century ago, Dewey (1909) proposed that the role of the school in the teaching of morals was to prepare students for full participation in society. In some respects perhaps it is not wrong – perhaps it is a … Continue reading

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Eight Social Justice Activities for the Elementary Classroom Teacher

Lessons Promoting Kindness and Understanding of Differences for Primary Students Schools should be safe places to learn and grow. Helping students to understand that each person is valuable and deserves to be treated with kindness can help to develop a … Continue reading

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