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Friday, March 15th, 2019

Disrupting Digital Dependency

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Some of you will have heard that the Ontario government plans to ban cell phones in

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Friday, March 1st, 2019

Madeline Knew Her Stuff

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Kids don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. For those of us who have been in education for a long time, this is a familiar adage that has stood the test of time.

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Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Building a Progressive Workforce at CORE

Working at the Centre of Resource Education, or CORE, involves connecting with staff, students, parents and community partners from throughout our community, and beyond.

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Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Six Myths About Calling Snow Days

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

In light of the exciting week we have had, it is appropriate that my blog post this week be about snow days.

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Thursday, January 31st, 2019

The Equity Challenge

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

In my last post, I listed six predications which I felt would be significant for the coming year, and I have decided to start with the last one on the list: diversity, equity and inclus

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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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