News Release

Forest School Engages Young Students in Play-Based Literacy Learning For Information Contact:                                                                                                  For Immediate Release: Ellen Whiteman                                                                                                                   October 18, 2022 Manager, McDowell Foundation 306-373-1660 stfcommunications@stf.sk.ca Forest School Engages Young Students in Play-Based Literacy Learning SASKATOON – During the COVID-19 pandemic, many teachers shifted to outdoor learning to Read more…

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Volunteer Opportunity: Foundation Board Members Needed! The Foundation is currently accepting expressions of interest to sit on our Board of Directors. Directors are appointed for a three-year term and provide strategic direction, fiscal oversight and risk-management leadership for the Foundation. The Board meets approximately four times per year. Serving on a Read more…

How does a teacher incorporate place based “First Nations way of living in nature” in to
classroom to teach high school sciences in a northern reserve school?

By Nadeeka Obada Lekamlage The main purpose of the research is to explore, recognize and learn how to incorporate place-based First Nations ways of living in nature into high school science classes. As educators in Northern Saskatchewan, we are interested in exploring trends in high school science education, identifying  challenges Read more…

2022-23 FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT

McDowell Foundation Funded Projects – 2022-23 The McDowell Foundation is pleased to announce the following projects have been approved for 2022-23. Congratulations to all the recipients and we look forward to sharing the results of this work next year. A Critical Participatory Action Research Project: Improving Teaching practices Through Professional Read more…

Funding Announcement!

Well-being Special Directed Call McDowell Board of Directors Approves Funding for Special Directed Call addressing Well-Being. The McDowell Foundation invited PreK-12 teachers and other educators to submit an application to a  special directed call for research that focuses on student and/or teacher well-being in the [post] COVID-19 public education system Read more…