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ARPDC Podcast Episode – Rick and Charlie Book Talking

    ARPDC Podcast Series hosts, Charlie Kraig and Rick Gilson roll up their sleeves and share excerpts and thoughts on approximately 15 books for the classroom, professional and personal reading libraries. Along the way, we talk about where and how they might be used, what we have taken away… Read more »

Kari Tanaka – Book Talk Whisperer

      We sat down with Kari Tanaka of the University of Lethbridge Bookstore as she walked us through several books for educators, students, and families covering titles from preschool/kindergarten through Grade 12 and beyond. Kari once again proves to be a valuable resource for anyone who loves books… Read more »

Change Maker Conversations in Education – with Karen Filewych

  Karen Filewych, after starting post-secondary to be a newspaper journalist, Karen turned to teaching, all the while remaining passionate about writing – both her own and all those she teaches. In this episode of the Change Maker Conversations in Education, we continue our Literacy Across the Curriculum conversation with… Read more »

Grade 9 LA PAT Prep Survival Guide

Are you a Grade 9 LA teacher looking for some tips and tricks to help you prepare your students for both Part A and B of the LA 9 PAT? This video features two of our ARPDC Consultants: Charlie Kraig and Jodi Taylor as they share some explicit strategies you… Read more »

ARPDC Podcast: Change Maker Conversations in Education:

Reading Across the Curriculum Book Talk Series Episode 1 In this episode, Rick Gilson and Charlie Kraig of ARPDC visit with Andrew Stobo Sniderman and Douglas Sanderson (Amo Binashii) in a conversation about their outstanding book, “Valley of the Birdtail: An Indian Reserve, a White Town, and The Road to… Read more »

Quick Tip: Reviewing and Approving Resources

We are all eager to have access to resources supporting our work in the classroom.  As a new curriculum moves into implementation in some subjects and additional field testing in others, the questions about resources are a concern. The solution, in part, has been shared with all educators in the… Read more »