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I Confess

This November I am invited to a celebration meant to honour teachers who have been with my school board for 25 years.  I got my invitation the other day.  I was thrilled.  I can hardly believe it has been 25 … Continue reading

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You made a difference.

I thought it would be like closing the page to the book – but it seems we have just begun another chapter. Wouldn’t it be nice if that happened more often – just when you think you’ve reached the end, … Continue reading

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Graduation

Well – it’s that time of year again. Graduation I’ve worked a grand total of two weeks Yet – I feel like I’ve done so much more Learning It seems there has been so much I’ve learned about I’ve lived … Continue reading

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My mom would have been proud!

There are times.  There are moments.  You know the ones.  The ones that you are afraid to share with anyone else for fear they may think you are bragging?  This is one of those moments. My staff and students nominated … Continue reading

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Ode to the Teachers of the Learning Centres

Dear Learning Centre colleagues: As always, I stare at this blank page and wonder how the heck I can communicate the thoughts and feelings that are tucked down inside me?  I am inspired and full of ideas.. but these days … Continue reading

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The Commonwealth Foundation Tri-Sector Dialogues

Several years ago, I was invited by a member of the Commonwealth Foundation to host the student segment of the proposed Tri-Sector Dialogues.  The intention of these dialogues was to assess what worked well in each of 14 pre-selected Commonwealth … Continue reading

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