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Friday, February 14th, 2020

Student Voice: Are you Really Listening (#2)

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I made a commitment earlier this year to have focused meetings with students in our secondary schools as an integral part of my school visits. I do because I gain valuable insight into the perspect

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Monday, February 10th, 2020

Student Voice in the Classroom

By Linda Pollastretti

At Rick Hansen, we have embraced the redesigned curriculum with a move to inquiry/ PBL model of instruction.  Woven within this pedagogy is the movement from a teacher centered classroom to a learn

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Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Where to From Here?

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

At one of my recent school visits, a colleague asked me where I think the district needs to go next in terms of its goals. The question came out of a spirited discussion we were having about the in

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Thursday, January 30th, 2020

Celebrating Student Learning

By Linda Pollastretti

At Rick Hansen Secondary we are proud to showcase the rich and vibrant learning of our students throughout the year.  As a school we have moved through the implementation of a redesigned educationa

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

My Big Three for 2020

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Welcome to 2020.  As is my custom each January, I will lay out my predictions in the world of education for the calendar year.  Each year I am torn about how deeply I should go into this.  As I hav

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Thursday, December 19th, 2019

A Special Time

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I love the Christmas Season in school districts; it is both an exhausting and a joyous time.

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Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Artificial Intelligence in Schools

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As technology continues to proliferate all around us, I have wondered about the impact artificial intelligence (AI) will have on education, especially on teaching and learning. You need not look ve

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Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Celebrating Kayla Muller

If you’ve watched the Wizard of Oz, you’ve discovered the wizard behind the magic of Oz. At Rick Hansen Secondary, Kayla Muller is that Wizard of Rick Hansen.

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Monday, November 18th, 2019

Remembrance

By Linda Pollastretti

Remembrance Day at RHSS

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Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Sleepless in Schools

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I came across an article recently that re-ignited a debate that has been brewing in educational circles for decades.

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