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Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Artificial Intelligence in Schools

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As technology continues to proliferate all around us, I have wondered about the impact artificial intelligence (AI) will have on education, especially on teaching and learning. You need not look ve

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Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Sleepless in Schools

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I came across an article recently that re-ignited a debate that has been brewing in educational circles for decades.

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Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Assessments That Matter

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

One of the questions that I have been pondering since our graduation program came to fruition is what assessments should look like in a competency-based system.

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Friday, March 15th, 2019

Disrupting Digital Dependency

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Some of you will have heard that the Ontario government plans to ban cell phones in

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Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

The Important First Days of School

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Let me start by welcoming everyone (students, staff and parents) to what promises to be another exciting and action-packed year in our schools.

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Monday, June 4th, 2018

Keeping the Public Confidence

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

It should not be lost on any of us about the important role our education system plays in our society.

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Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Why Abbotsford?

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I have decided to go back to my Top 10 list in education for 2018, and this time share my thoughts on an issue th

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Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Moving from Topics to Concepts

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I visited Alexander Elementary recently, and was impressed to see learning targets on the board in every classroom I visited. It was obviously a collective attempt on the part of the staff to be cl

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Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

What, No Homework?!

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I am going to state right of the bat, that some of the positions I take below may not sit well with everyone. Homework seems to be one of those things about which everyone has an opinion, in part b

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Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

A Child’s Best Hope

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I would like to welcome everyone back from what I hope was a relaxing summer with family and friends.

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