Culturally Relevant Reading Intervention

Researchers: Danene Kopperud, Dawn Paylor, and Mathew Grupp This research is designed to evaluate how effectively Culturally Relevant Pedagogy improves phonological and phonemic awareness skills for Indigenous students. It aims to explore the effects of CRP-based reading intervention on students’ reading proficiency, as well as their involvement, enthusiasm, and overall Read more…

Salon Series News Release – March 6 2024

 For Immediate Release: March 6, 2024 For Information Contact:Nicole Tainsh Manager, McDowell Foundation306-373-1660nicole.tainsh@stf.sk.camcdowell.events@stf.sk.ca Salon Series Explores the Impact of Regular Physical Activity on Teacher Well-Being SASKATOON – According to Statistics Canada, only 18 percent of Canadian adults are getting the recommended amount of physical activity. Regular physical activity has a number Read more…

Retired Teachers and their Ongoing Contribution to Teaching and Learning in Saskatchewan

Researcher: Janet Lowndes Superannuated Teachers of Saskatchewan 50th Anniversary Special Directed Call. The purpose of this study is to raise awareness within the profession of the extraordinary resource that is represented by retired teachers. Those teachers who chose to return to teaching, whether as substitute teachers or contract instructors, have Read more…

Exploring Indigenous Student Sense of Belonging in a Saskatchewan High School

Researchers: Raquel Bellefleur and Melanie Press NORA’S SPECIAL DIRECTED CALL The proposed participatory action research explores Indigenous students’ experiences of belonging at a Saskatchewan high school over one school year. We will examine the effects of implementing culturally relevant initiatives such as a beading club, painting workshops with local Indigenous artists, Read more…

Pandemic “Thrivers;” Investigating the Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Thriving Teachers During the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020-2022

Pandemic Thrivers: Investigating Thriving Teachers’ Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes During the First Two Years of the COVID-19 Pandemic Researchers: Dr. Judy Jaunzems-Fernuk and Ivy ArmstrongAugust 2023 With this case study, we propose interviewing up to five teachers from one Saskatchewan school division who describe themselves as having thrived throughout the Read more…

K-12 Distance Education

K-12 Saskatchewan Distance Education: Digging Deeper into 21st Century Classrooms During a Pandemic Researcher: Kelsey Shields February 2022 Distance education has the ability to enhance Kindergarten-Grade 12 (K-12) education in Saskatchewan by reducing the barriers and challenges currently presented in public education, especially during the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) global pandemic. Read more…