CSC & Wikwemikong: Rethinking Adolescent Literacy

Earlier this month, I attended the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education in support of Curriculum Service Canada’s (CSC’s) presentation. CSC’s consultant Brian Weishar, together with Mick Staruck from the Wikwemikong Board of Education, presented a reflection on their recent co-teaching project, entitled “Rethinking Adolescent Literacy: An Innovative Instructional Coaching Model.” Brian and Mick’s unique […]

GSL: Gumbaynggirr as a Second Language

As a writer, I have always been fascinated by the ways in which language impacts our lives: the way our ability to think in the abstract is limited by our vocabulary, or the way varying grammatical structures across languages result in different communication styles and cultural norms. My “word nerdiness” has only grown since joining […]

Vivaldi and the Four Seasons: Teacher Resource Kit

Vivaldi and the Four Seasons: Teacher Resource KitCSC Evaluation Recommendation: The Vivaldi and the Four Seasons: Teacher Resource Kit is recommended to support curriculum topics for courses in Music for Grades 4 to 8. Note: Many of the activities favour a team-teaching approach where music and subject-area teachers work together across the curriculum to foster […]