Confessions from a Fixed Mindset!

RVS Principal, W.G. Murdoch School - When Joseph P Kennedy coined the term “When the going gets tough, the tough get going” he probably wasn’t referring to someone possessing a growth mindset. We often find what we’re made of in challenging situations, and what our...

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Let’s Take a Look

RVS Literacy Team - Dear Independent Reading Level Comprehension Benchmark Assessment, It has been such an adventure to send you out into the world this August. You started out with the wind at your back, a document with a reputation for gathering valuable data about...

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What’s in a Name?

Superintendent of Schools - Last week we celebrated the grand opening of two new schools in Airdrie – Coopers Crossing School and Heloise Lorimer School. The schools organized fantastic events aimed at a wide audience. In attendance for both events were Jaime...

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Take Your Kid to Work Day

Superintendent of Schools - Last week my 14 year old son, JT spent the day at work with me as part of a national Grade 9 campaign entitled, Take Your Kid to Work. Given my work is connected to schools, my kids have a decent idea about what I do, but it was a behind...

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