Simple Steps to Managing Your Mental Health

MRU Practicum Student, Mental Health Capacity Building (MHCB) in Schools Initiative / Stepping Stones to Mental Health - When you imagine “managing mental health”, what do you see? A psychologist? A hospital ward? Often, we associate mental health with mental illness...

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Teaching About My Old Hometown

Superintendent of Schools - This week I had the absolute pleasure of teaching for a bit! Okay, to be honest, it was more like I got to be a guest speaker. How did this happen? About eight weeks ago, I walked into the Wildrose meeting room at the Education Centre where...

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Regular School Attendance: Building the Habit Early

Project Lead for the Attendance Innovation Campaign - It should not be surprising that regular school attendance is important in fostering academic success, positive relationships, and a sense of belonging. Research suggests that students who miss more than 10 percent...

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Making Connections

Principal, Cochrane High School - Last May, I received an email out of the blue from a community member in Cochrane inquiring if we have a 3D printer at Cochrane High School (CHS). The man informed me that he had heard of a company that provides online plans for...

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My Life with Tech

Superintendent of Schools - Let me start by saying this… I’m a real techie. I love a wide variety of technologies and enjoy the challenge of learning and teaching new technologies. I’ve owned and used the latest device X or software Y for 25 years. My interest is...

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