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Newcomers in the Classroom

Posted by on October 28th, 2014

Alberta teachers know it as a fact of life: Every year, more and more of their students are newcomers. This excellent article from Illuminate Magazine points out that one in five Canadians are new to Canada. It also quotes government stats that show many immigrant families are choosing to settle…

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Teachers: How to recognize and report child abuse

Posted by on October 13th, 2014

Teachers want the best for their students, including a safe and nurturing learning environment. Some students are unable to take advantage of that environment, because their world outside of school is in turmoil. One source of this disturbance may be domestic violence. In many parts of the world, reporting of…

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