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Friday, January 18th, 2019

Intensive Intervention for Inclusion

The Intensive Intervention for Inclusion program is one way that Learning Support Services is helping build capacity in schools to meet the needs of some of our most complex learners.  The interven

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Friday, January 18th, 2019

Six (Sort of) Bold Predictions for 2019

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As is my usual practice, I will start this year with some predictions about trends that I think will materialize in the K-12 education sector in our province.

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Friday, December 21st, 2018

Looking Back on 2018

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As 2018 draws to a close, I think it appropriate do two things.

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Monday, December 10th, 2018

The Evolution of Inclusion

As a child, I only remember one student in a wheel chair at elementary school, and perhaps a couple of students in high school who appeared to have some cognitive delays. That’s it!

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Monday, December 10th, 2018

A follow-up: Are we the source…?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I learned long ago that there are no universal interventions. There are no simple cures to complex problems; complicated problems require sophisticated solutions.

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Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Are we the source of student mental health challenges?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

In the hope of provoking reflection and discourse, I have decided this week to wade into the world of youth mental health, wellness and resilience.

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Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Gratefulness

As I am looking to close a chapter (I still tend to stutter when I say the word retirement), I have had to ponder the end of a job/career I have loved (most of the time).

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Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Powerful Conversations

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

My reflections in this post come courtesy of my most recent meeting with teachers in the Abby Family of schools, in relation to some changes I have made to my school visit routine.

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Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Celebrating Darlene Taylor

Some of us grow up playing school, and know from a young age that we want to be an educator.

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Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

What's New in LSS?

As we welcomed in the new school year, we had an opportunity to pull together school LSS teachers to discuss a number of changes that are occurring within Learning Support Services.

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