Category Archives: Cambridge Elementary

Core Competencies… It’s not about the checklist.

I have been doing this thing called teaching for over 35 years and when I think about all the many learners, young and old, I have had the privilege to learn beside and with, I am humbled by their willingness … Continue reading

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Every Child Matters, the Messages Behind Orange Shirt Day.

Originally published September 26th on CambridgeLearns,  by Kelli Vogstad Over forty years ago, six year old Phyllis Webstad lived with her grandmother on the Dog Creek reserve. They had very little money, but some how Phyllis’ grandmother managed to save enough … Continue reading

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