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Paul Wozney, NSTU President Aug 27
Say it with me: in the province with the worst child poverty rates (& STILL growing!) & nationally low min. wages, any discussion of student performance in the absence of a comprehensive poverty elimination strategy is exercise in student & teacher blaming.
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NS Teachers Union Sep 4
The NSTU has launched a new ad campaign titled "Students and their Teachers - Worth Investing in." Check it out.
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Obvious 4 NS Sep 4
Certainly is! Hearing many schools having a tough time figuring out supports. An equivalent or greater Resource case load, but 50% or more Resource teacher positions CUT! Some kids in need will go without. The same cuts from June are still around
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Karen Seamone Sep 4
Here’s what many see as their biggest challenge... They’ve been sharing their thoughts this week. Above all else, needs to be considered and supported.
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Jeff Hennigar 5h
In planning a Sphero for tomorrow I realized it's been 3 years since they were rolled out in NS with the innovation kits. Tech has a shelf life, get those bots out and use them while you can!!
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NS Teachers Union Sep 5
NSTU President says Nova Scotia’s rising level of child poverty is a major concern for teachers heading into this school year.
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Donna Miller Fry Sep 1
Our leadership adaptive challenge: Shifting beliefs about the impact of teacher practice on student learning. From Chapter 3 of collective Efficacy by
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Paul W Bennett 6h
NEW COMMENTARY: Violence and Student Behaviour in Schools: What's Compounding the Problem of Violence against Educators?
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NS Teachers Union Sep 13
Hey NSTU members, Please check your NSTU account for information on how you can become a delegate for the upcoming Biennial Convention.
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Shaun Doyle May 17
I'm no media expert, but... Announcing this on the Friday before a long weekend tells you all you need to know. If it were good for education, they'd save it for a time to get maximum exposure.
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Jenn Heins Jun 24
Elementary school dismantles their ENTIRE LIBRARY out to classrooms and gives the rest to the public because a new classroom is needed. Some of my most magical school experiences were at a library's shelves. What the actual hell, ????
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Claudia Chender May 10
The Minister promised transparency, clear oversight, and a direct line of responsibility to his office when he eliminated elected school boards...Instead of a responsive and transparent elected body, we have obfuscation and spin.
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Jeff Hennigar Sep 12
Look what came today from the ! Looking forward to digging into this one. Thank you ! I'll be sure to share the takeaways as I go through it!
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Adam Boyd Mar 19
A thread on the substitute shortage in with similarities perhaps to . Common theme: if you treat professionals badly they will go elsewhere or do something else
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NS Teachers Union Sep 11
Tomorrow, (Thursday, September 12), help promote safer and more inclusive schools, while taking a stand against bullying and discrimination by wearing a Pink Shirt!
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StephenVernon Jan 8
I've worked as a Writer In The School for 20 years. Teachers, students and the school system are getting a raw deal with
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Paul W Bennett Sep 10
Bucking the Trend: The Halifax Grammar School in the storm-damaged Halifax South End is open today. Headmaster Stephen Laffoley was spotted greeting students at the school’s entrance
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Jenn Heins May 5
I see lots of protest posts about the loss of rugby in NS schools. For the love of all that is holy, where are the protests about the newest losses in early literacy in schools around the province?
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Miguelle Légère NSTU Aug 17
Thinking about positive classroom management and restorative approaches...while sitting in paradise in Cap Pelé New Brunswick 🏖
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Young Earth Scientists' Society Jun 19
Let's all join and participate in 2019 Second Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill later at 2:00pm in order to be prepared for "The Big One!" Remember to duck, cover and hold, everyone!
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