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Education Technology at Connect Charter School

Today we are profiling David Cloutier, Connect Charter School Education Technologist (and PE teacher), to learn what the ed tech role involves.  Image: “That time Dr. Butterfield and I drove all over the city to buy iPads, when we hadn’t received our expected

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PhysEd at Connect Charter School

This week we’re profiling the PhysEd program at Connect, and interviewed the teaching team of Evan Ferguson, John Cadman, David Cloutier, and Terran Fong.  What new PhysEd/DPA (daily physical activity) equipment is in the school this year? We have just completed units on

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Substitute and Alumnus Teacher Profiles

Connect Charter School is filled with innovative, dedicated, and talented staff. This year more than any, our substitute and temporary teachers have played a huge role in supporting our program and teachers during the pandemic.  Today we’re profiling some of our outstanding temporary

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Grade 9 End of Year Celebration

It’s been a Connect Charter School tradition to send the grade 9s off to high school with a stage walk, where each student is presented with a little bag with some symbolic items as well as a commemorative t-shirt designed by grade 9

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Peer Mentoring at Connect Charter School

The Peer Mentoring program at Connect Charter School began in 2014 when a grade 8 teacher saw a need to create a leadership opportunity for older students within the school, that would also contribute to internal community building. The initial program ran with

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Fundraising at Connect Charter School

For any non-profit or registered charity, fundraising is essential to programming. Connect Charter School is fortunate to have a robust fundraising program, organized and operated by parents. If you’ve ever wondered how money is raised and disbursed at Connect, here is some useful

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Partners in Place: Student Perspective

By Danielle M, Social Problem Solving Through Design Thinking Elective Student Connect Charter School started Partners in Place in 2017, when the grade sevens of that time buddied with the grade threes and fours of the Tsuut’ina elementary school. There we were able

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Partners in Place: Social Problem Solving Through Design Thinking

This project is a partnership between the Calgary Foundation, Tsuut’ina Education Department, Connect Charter School, and Mount Royal University. Social Problem Solving through Design is a joint initiative between Connect Charter School and the Tsuut’ina Education Department. It is an evolution of Partners

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