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Jeff Yasinchuk
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For the most part, the modern teenager really gets a bad rap. Totally. Despite the gun control efforts led by Parkland secondary school shooting survivors in the United States, to young activists like Patricia Manubay and Ziad Ahmed, most adolescents are…
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Let go of who you think you’re suppose to be; embrace who you are. ~Brene Brown I had planned originally to title this post “How stepping away from school leadership helped me to become more of the leader that I knew I could be.” But it was too broad,…
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Men who run with women who run with wolves: my prologue #relationships #humility

Three years ago my wife, Cate, decided to leave her $30/hour secure job in the fitness industry to start over. Completely. Her heart spoke loudly. Four years later and having made the successful journey herself, she desired help other women through their…
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Wraparound This! Last week, I had the humbling privilege of participating in my first indigenous wraparound ceremony for one of our aboriginal learners. If you are not familiar with the wraparound it is similar to a student intervention or integrated case…
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The presence of the smartphone in public schools continues to be a hot topic among parents, teachers, and students. Last month, our school, Trafalgar Middle, put into place a two week ‘digital holiday’ for smartphones in all classrooms. Common areas like…
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I have a confession to make. I know that I should know better. I have no excuses. Well, I guess that I could reach for ignorance. But, here is it: it was not until I recently became directly involved with our school’s beginner band program that I truly…
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Last month, seven students in Grade 6 self-identified as having indigenous heritage, participated in a school-sponsored hand drum-making workshop. The day and a half workshop, led by our spiritual mentor, Metis elder Donna Wright, and our local…
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This morning my son and I worked in his Big Life Journal as part of his (and mine) ongoing personal development to be better at being with ourselves and others. The theme today? Courage and intuition. My wife, life-coach, fitness trainer, and facilitator,…
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As part of my commitment to working towards the kind of man, father, husband, community member, neighbour, and employee that I want to become I spent the holiday season reading Chade-Meng Tan‘s Joy on Demand: The Art of Discovering the Happiness Inside. I…
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As part of my professional growth plan and a commitment to myself as an educator, learner, and leader I continue to work towards evolving my practice through opportunities for learning. Here is my latest foray. Faculty Book Club: Collegial Connection…
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