Teaching Students to Write Novel Study Questions

Rob Ficiur | March 16, 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. Why would I try this again? A few […]

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(My Favorite) Resource that Works: The Who Was? Book Series

Rob Ficiur | March 14, 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. Preface This week, three students, at three different […]

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Leadership in Our Colony Schools: Cassie Campbell Speaks on Consistent Leadership

Rob Ficiur | March 9, 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. At Teachers’ Convention, I attended a lecture by […]

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Phone a Friend: A Lifeline to Beginning & Veteran Colony Educators (If They Use It)

Rob Ficiur | March 7, 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. When I first started teaching on a colony […]

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What is Your Ideal Day?

Rob Ficiur | March 2, 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. At a teachers’ convention in a session titled […]

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Rules Rules Rules… Why So Many Rules?

Rob Ficiur | February 28, 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. Almost all teenagers wonder why they’re “the only […]

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Subbing One Day on a Colony Changed My Career

Rob Ficiur | February 16, 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. One morning in the winter of 1988-89 school […]

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Teaching Hutterite History in our Colony Schools

Rob Ficiur | February 14, 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. In our race to teach students about various […]

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25 Things that Have Changed in 25 Years

Rob Ficiur | February 9, 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 2013-14 school year was my 25th year […]

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Combining Diverse Characters Creates Engaging Creative Writing Stories

Rob Ficiur | February 7, 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. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups ads highlight the idea […]

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