Stories are powerful- they foster learning and can be catalysts for change. Over the past several weeks, our Junior School girls have been reading a number of stories about the traumatic impact residential schools have had on Indigenous people across our country.
Mentoring Not Monitoring
On Thursday of this past week, St. Clement’s welcomed Chris Vollum to speak with students from Grades 4-9 and parents about digital intelligence and, in particular, social media.
Gratitude: Learning Through New Structures
Starting a new year often fosters time for reflection. Whether setting goals or making resolutions for the year ahead, reflecting on that for which we are grateful, and the reasons for that gratitude are,
Learning for the Future
On Friday afternoon, several of us headed to Western University for an Alumnae Reunion where we hosted a gathering for seventeen grads of St. Clement’s from 2015 to 2018. I relish these times,
Being Connected to Learning
As students returned to St. Clement’s this week, the community spirit and energy was palpable in the building. We were thrilled to welcome the girls back to School, and to welcome many parents at our Parents’ Association coffee on the first day of school.
St. Clement’s School Closing Message 2018
Good evening and welcome to our 117th St. Clement’s School Closing.
Before we begin, I would like to acknowledge the original peoples of these lands, the Mississaugas of the New Credit.
Bringing Order to Chaos: The Power of Fiction
As I write this blog, I am preparing to leave for Washington to attend the National Coalition of Girls’ School Global Forum on Girls’ Education II. Held every three years,
Approaching Each Shot
I enjoy talking about and reflecting upon the approaches people take to achieve success regardless the task.
As many know, I also love reading and seek insight from books- whether they are fiction or non-fiction.
Winding Up For Success
Adam Grant, American Psychologist, Professor at the Wharton School of the Univeristy of Pennsylvania, and best-selling author said, “To understand success, pay less attention to the final product and more to the mundane process.” I love this quotation but know how often we have to remind ourselves and others of this piece of wisdom in our increasingly competitive and comparison-obsessed world.
The Future of Work: Partnering for the Future
Planning for the future can be complex as it is difficult to know what to expect; however, as educators, we have a significant role to play in preparing our girls for the future.