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Summer Reads for Teachers

June 19, 2019

We usually highlight great animal-themed books for your students, but this list is just for you! The following suggested reads span fiction to non-fiction and are guaranteed to kindle your curiosity about animals and spark reflection about our relationship to them. Saving Manno by Spencer Sekyer (autobiographical, Canadian)Spencer Sekyer is a Sherwood Park teacher who began “really travelling” at the age…

Animals in the classroom: Responsibilities & Rewards

April 30, 2019

Mrs. Ainslie-O’Connor is a seasoned grade three teacher who has incorporated classroom animals in her teaching for about 10 years. I met with Mrs. Ainslie-O’Connor in her brightly lit grade three classroom in Spruce Grove and was introduced to some of her furry – and not so furry – friends. She has a six-year old guinea pig named Pip (his brother Pop,…