The Power of Blame

Romans 2:1 You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge another, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things. Blame…It’s a very tricky thing. We all have done it, and probably continue to do it but the hardest question to […]

Day of the Girl

Women: They are our sister, mothers, aunts, grandmother and many other titles–and yet they are also under-represented and must be further empowered! Taken from the UN’s website: The world’s 1.1 billion girls are part of a large and vibrant global generation poised to take on the future. Yet the ambition for gender equality in the […]

Up-coming DEHR Resources!

Hello my fellow ATA People, I just wanted to let everyone know that in the upcoming weeks that each of your schools in our district will be given a package of DEHR related resources. These are made by the ATA and are AMAZING–they give fantastic quick and easy information for busy teachers to access to. […]

The Power of Vulnerability

Dr. Bréne Brown is one of the most amazing speakers. She has her PhD in Social work, and a Masters in Social Work. Her research focuses on the dicussion about vulnerability– the idea surrounding emotional walls and what takes it to break them down. Vulnerability is one of those discussions where all peoples need to […]

Education is our Buffalo

Education  is Our Buffalo Do you know how many indigenous or Metis and Inuit students are in your school, your district, and in your class? This post is an ATA resource called: Education is Our Buffalo– and key resource for all schools and all classes all across Alberta. Why? Because they are a key members in […]

Grief and Greiving

On grief and Greiving We all have loss and hardship in or lives– but not all those dealing with grief are due to loss. I was recently talking to students about death and grief and was surprised by how many students have been exposed to death– something that is discussed very little and grief, seemingly […]