Starting Off on the Right Foot

Here we are, the first week of school just finished, and as I reflect upon the first 4 days, I can’t help but want to share my excitement! If you’ve been following my journey through my blog or Twitter, you know that I’m in a […]

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It’s About the People

Here we are, just days away from starting what promises to be yet another amazing school year. Only this time, things are a little different: I am part of a new staff hired to open up École Sage Creek School. It’s been a very busy […]

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I’m In Love With Your Knowledge

This blog post was co-written by Nycol Didcote and Annick Rauch, best friends who always support, push and encourage one another. We are so lucky to be working together again this September at École Sage Creek School, a new school opening up in the Louis […]

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For the Love of Learning

This blog post was co-written by Lance McClard and Annick Rauch. It was so interesting to dive into this together, as we both have different experiences when it comes to our education. We absolutely love learning. In fact, it is one of our favourite things […]

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Weighing Out the Risks

We always hear how important it is to take risks, but how do we know if these risks are worth taking or not? In their book, Empower, John Spencer and A.J. Juliani speak about the importance of taking the leap in order to empower our students. George […]

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Where Will the Water Take You?

Standing on the river bank, I was listening to the calming sound of the water rushing by. The water was crystal clear and just beautiful (nothing like what we have in Winnipeg). I dipped one toe into the cold water and started thinking about how […]

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Empower #EmpowerBook

I was never a straight A student. I worked hard in order to “succeed” at the game of school. I always wanted to please and excelled at being compliant, the only problem was that this type of learning didn’t work well for me. Memorizing has […]

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Slow Down. They Can & They Will

The other day, my family and I were out grocery shopping (yes, it’s a weird thing we like to do together when we get the chance) and as we finished loading up the groceries into the van, my two oldest boys (7 and 4.5 years) […]

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Make it the Best Year Yet

Here we are, with a new school year just around the corner… It’s almost go-time! Being a part of the new innovative staff who’s been hired to open up École Sage Creek School this September, I’m very fortunate to have a one of a kind […]

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