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To Thrive and Flourish: Supporting Beginning Teachers Through an Induction-by-Mentoring Approach in Rural Saskatchewan

Lynn Lemisko
Carol Demchuk-Kosolofski
Laurie Hellsten

The purpose of this study is to build on a completed project which examined the efficacy of an induction-by-mentoring model to support beginning teachers in a rural school division. More specifically, this study will deepen understandings by expanding the investigation to include examination of the implementation of an induction-by-mentorship approach in a primarily rural, geographically…

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Learning From Finnish Educators: Engaging With Innovative Ideas Around Pedagogy, Student Assessment, Curriculum Implementation and Indigenous Education in a Country That Values Teacher Professionalism

Paul Orlowski

Education is a global community and opportunities to learn from other educators must not be overlooked. This research project  explores what changes, if any, occurred in the thinking of participating educators on topics such as student assessment, curriculum implementation, literacy and numeracy pedagogy, Indigenous education and special education after learning from Finnish educators.  Participants were…

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Using an Inquiry-Based Approach in Early Childhood French Immersion

Paula Fortier
Marielle Hamon

This research explores integrating inquiry-based learning into the primary level (kindergarten and Grade 1) French immersion classroom. The researchers describe the success and challenges of working towards an emergent curriculum in an immersion classroom.  The researchers found that teachers needed both time to work collaboratively and supports to confidently explore inquiry-based learning.

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