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An “App”etizing New Story to SPARK Your Imagination Released!

I am happy to announce the launch of a new story, “The Eggs-travagant Problem”. It is available all over the world to download as a free learning app. and was illustrated by the talented Scot Ritchie! Produced by Hoda Elatawi … Continue reading

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The Order of Mary Ward and the Power of Words

In October 2017, I was humbled and privileged to receive the Order of Mary Ward from my high school, Loretto Abbey in Toronto, Ontario. It is the highest award that can be given to alumnae and celebrates the values that … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Read Aloud Day

Thursday Feb 1st, 2018 is World Read Aloud Day, a holiday and literacy movement that is celebrating its tenth anniversary across the globe and has expanded from a small, grass roots program into over one hundred countries. Its premise is … Continue reading

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Remembrance…

Remembrance “Flanders Fields the poem of the war, poppies noticed never before.   On our chests, To honour their deaths Help us remember,   Lest We Forget.”   Portion of a poem written by Ivan Sun, one of my students. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Unity Through Art

Art is all around us. On a recent trip to the Canadian National Exhibition (the CNE) in Toronto, I came into contact with the Unity Pole, a magnificent piece of artwork created by Ojibway artist Kris Nahrgang. I was immediately … Continue reading

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Sink Your Teeth Into These New Books by the Fang Twins!

I am pleased to announce another book birthday!  Students Farrah and Lewis Fang are celebrating the launch of their newest books, “Farrah’s Magical Stories” and “The Great Dinosaur Robbery”.  Enjoy the interview below with these talented young authors! Lewis Interviews … Continue reading

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Celebrating My Grandmother

Today is my grandmother’s 93rd birthday and she celebrates is in style surrounded by family in Toronto.  Recently I had the privilege of spending the night with her.  She had a copy of the Dundalk paper which I read to … Continue reading

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