Creative Writing: One Bite at a Time

Rob Ficiur | January 5, 2017

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. Read Rob’s notes on Resources That Work & […]

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Alberta Specialist Council for Colony Teachers

Rob Ficiur | January 3, 2017

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here.  The Alberta Distance Learning Centre’s Hutterite Education committee […]

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Students Enjoy Christmas Giving

Rob Ficiur | December 15, 2016

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. This article was originally published in the November 2009 […]

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Ten Ways to Improve Your Christmas Concert

Rob Ficiur | December 13, 2016

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. This article was originally published in the November […]

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Resources that work: What did you read?

Rob Ficiur | December 9, 2016

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. Writer’s Note: Three decades ago, as a “know-it-all” […]

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Make Your Christmas Concert Characters Come Alive: Creative Writing in January

Rob Ficiur | November 24, 2016

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications.  Character development is the biggest challenge teachers face while engaging students in creative writing. Traditionally, story characters […]

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Teachers are Unfair Scorekeepers

Rob Ficiur | November 10, 2016

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. One June evening after school, I stopped by […]

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Project-Based Learning on Colony Schools

Rob Ficiur | November 8, 2016

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. I was attending a school division PD session. […]

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Newspaper Article Writing: Tips and Templates

Rob Ficiur | October 11, 2016

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. Note: This article was originally printed in the November […]

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Nothing to Complain About

Rob Ficiur | August 31, 2016

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. Tuesday at lunchtime, I was visiting with our […]

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