As I reflect on the past week and prepare for the coming one, the title of this blog means so much more than one might think.
On Tuesday, we held our first assembly of the new school year. While virtual, it started the same way as previous years: with me reading a story to our girls and staff.
There is much to understand about working and learning virtually. As the School plans for every possible scenario in the fall, what is front of mind for me is the imperative to connect with people and foster ways to better understand what life is like for people ‘behind the screens.’ Gathering diverse perspectives from all involved and combining these with educational best practices is important;
Inspiration for this week’s blog came from both within and outside our SCS community.
Over the past three months, I have written much about the opportunities for learning that I believe have come about because of the COVID-19 crisis.
On the weekend, I sat down to read The Globe and Mail and was immediately taken by Sylvia Stead’s opinion piece entitled, “The media must reflect reality: We need more diverse sources and story subjects.” I couldn’t have agreed more and,
On the Family Day weekend, I reflected a fair amount on the difference between family and community. Over the years, I have heard people say that our community is family,
At St. Clement’s we often repeat this statement as a reminder that things are never straight forward and the most important learning is messy. While we are oftentimes daunted by the journey that lies before us,
On Friday afternoon, after the girls had left and I had just finished catching up with several of our staff, I walked down the hallway and paused to read a poster on a bulletin board outside the Grade 7 classrooms.
St. Clement’s School is delighted to announce that renowned author Annahid Dashtgard (MEd), will be the keynote speaker at SCS’s Race, Privilege, and Community Conference on Saturday,
St. Clement’s School has been working with New Pedagogies for Deep Learning (NPDL), a research-based association working alongside educators to help them design and implement deep learning experiences for their students.