ADLC Yearbook 2015/16

We’ve spent the last year collecting stories from a few of the 44,000+ students served by ADLC in the 2015/16 school year. Through the Fort McMurray fire, the transition from D2L to Moodle, pilot projects, and more, students from across the province—plus teachers, partners, parents, and principals—fit ADLC into their lives. Learn how in the […]

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Teaching Students to Write Novel Study Questions

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

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

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)

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?

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?

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

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

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

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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