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Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Classrooms Then and Now

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Some of you may have heard some version of the statement that "Classrooms have not changed much since they were first conceived in the 18th century." Invariably, the person making the argument woul

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Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Who Am I? Do I Belong?

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Danny was an incredibly quiet boy in one of my classes when I first became a teacher. While most of the students took the bus to school, his parents drove him.

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Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Welcome Back Students & Staff!

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

When people approach me in July or August and reference the “time off” we get in the summer, I always take a moment to explain that school districts are open year-round.

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Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Thanks For a Wonderful Year!

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I suspect that June is one of the busiest months of the year in the school district.

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Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Convocation: Gift of a Juno Beach Sacrifice

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

It is the time of year in school districts when we see the joy of ceremony, and none is more special than convocation.

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Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Assessments That Matter

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

One of the questions that I have been pondering since our graduation program came to fruition is what assessments should look like in a competency-based system.

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Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Deep Learning for Teachers and Principals?

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I want to follow up on my last blog about deep learning, because I hope to draw a parallel between what our schools

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Deep Learning! What?!

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Educators kill me sometimes. We (me included) have a way of making things more complicated than they sometimes need to be.

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Thursday, April 18th, 2019

CDG Commits to Be Fit

Chief Dan George Middle School has teamed up with UFV’s professor of Kinesiology, Brian Justin, to offer students and staff the opportunity to improve movement, endurance and overall health.

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Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Strengthening Student Voice

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

You will not be surprised to know that with the redesigned curriculum, many districts have found interesting ways to enhance student voice.

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