A Fruitful Partnership

By Martin Brown, High School Vice Principal In addition to the many clubs and teams that we have here at TIS, there are also quite a few opportunities originating from the DSEJ for students to join with others and to learn and be challenged outside of the classroom, and even…

Alberta at the Forefront of Early Childhood Education

By Nick Chignall, Kindergarten Vice Principal Early childhood education sets the foundation for a child’s future and their view of themselves as a learner. Pivotal skills and dispositions are nurtured and developed that will prepare them for a future that will look far different than our own. Alberta has focused…

International Early Childhood Education and the Arts

By Barbara Campbell, Kindergarten Curriculum Coordinator Complementing a previous post by our school’s arts coordinator, I would like to contribute some thoughts from an early childhood education perspective. The arts are critical in international early childhood education. They provide a clear and effective means through which teachers can effectively and…

Believing in Our Students

By Rovanna Bawden, Student Services Head Believing in a student is not simply about telling them that you believe in them and you know they will be great. Most students have a built-in ability to know when an adult is faking it. To believe in a student one has to…
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