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Children: The Heart of the Matter

Our city is hosting the Children: The Heart of the Matter conference this weekend.  Last night was the Keynote address by Dr. Gordon Neufeld.  Dr. Neufeld is a developmental psychologist with 40 years of experience with children and youth and … Continue reading

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Be Present

Be Present (and so will they) (My version of “Build it and They Will Come”) There is a little boy in our school who is a runner and a hider.  He runs away from his Grade 1 class regularly.  He … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Children

Some of our staff went to a Professional Development workshop today entitled, “Making Sense of Children: How educators can help support students to realize their full potential“.  During this presentation, Colleen Drobot presented us with the material of Dr. Gordon … Continue reading

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