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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Building Vocabulary in Content Areas: Why? How?

Rob Ficiur | January 26, 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? How? In a previous article for the […]

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Building Vocabulary: Why? How?

Rob Ficiur | January 24, 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. Building Vocabulary: Why? How? Why Focus on Vocabulary […]

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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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