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Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Welcome Back Students & Staff!

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

When people approach me in July or August and reference the “time off” we get in the summer, I always take a moment to explain that school districts are open year-round.

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Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Thanks For a Wonderful Year!

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I suspect that June is one of the busiest months of the year in the school district.

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Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Convocation: Gift of a Juno Beach Sacrifice

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

It is the time of year in school districts when we see the joy of ceremony, and none is more special than convocation.

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Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Assessments That Matter

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

One of the questions that I have been pondering since our graduation program came to fruition is what assessments should look like in a competency-based system.

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Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Deep Learning for Teachers and Principals?

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I want to follow up on my last blog about deep learning, because I hope to draw a parallel between what our schools

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Deep Learning! What?!

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Educators kill me sometimes. We (me included) have a way of making things more complicated than they sometimes need to be.

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Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Strengthening Student Voice

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

You will not be surprised to know that with the redesigned curriculum, many districts have found interesting ways to enhance student voice.

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Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Are Our Students Prepared?

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Most of you will know that the Ministry of Education annually surveys students about their experiences in school.

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Friday, March 15th, 2019

Disrupting Digital Dependency

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Some of you will have heard that the Ontario government plans to ban cell phones in

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Friday, March 1st, 2019

Differentiating for Our High Achievers

At the WJ Mouat parent information evening last Tuesday, a parent asked the question - how are you offering students a chance to extend their learning in a differentiated classroom?

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