Author Archives: John Malloy

Further to the Globe and Mail…

A little over a week ago, the Globe and Mail published an article titled “The One-room Classroom Could Make a Comeback in Hamilton.” Since the article was published I have received various responses both through email and Twitter, so I … Continue reading

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Why Bullying Awareness Matters

Bullying should not happen. That is why we are making a difference by supporting our students and staff during and after this week’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. We are listening to what our students tell us, in the interactive … Continue reading

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Textbooks or no textbooks?

I had the opportunity to attend and present at ECOO 13, a conference that brings together passionate educators who want to provide learning opportunities for our students where the focus is on changing the learning environment, supported by technology and … Continue reading

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Short-term challenge, long-term opportunity

We have experienced much change in the secondary panel in Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board.  While this change is unsettling for many, it is harder to see the opportunity that lies before us in light of the decisions that have been … Continue reading

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Exciting work in HWDSB!!

September is always exciting!  After experiencing a different pace that summer has to offer, our staff and students are engaged in a new school year of learning.  I would like to take this opportunity to welcome everyone in the Hamilton-Wentworth … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day!!!

As we celebrate Canada Day, we also celebrate the end of the school year. We have accomplished much in the Hamilton-Wentworth School Board this year.  Our secondary program strategy has been approved and now we will turn our attention to … Continue reading

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Art, poetry and drama: A glimpse into Aboriginal experience.

In the last few months I have had the pleasure of experiencing two very powerful events focusing on our Aboriginal community.  Though I have used the word “events”, I don’t mean to suggest that these two experiences simply happened at … Continue reading

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