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Learning for Kleefeld Educators

Building a foundation for our students to become confident, competent, socially responsible individuals.

Kleefeld School
Box 80, 101 Friesen Avenue,
Kleefeld, Manitoba R0A 0V0
Website: kleefeld.hsd.ca

Rhonda Kubanek

Learning Coach

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Using Problem Solving to Help Build Mathematical Competence

What is Mathematical Competence? As teachers, whether at PD sessions or in colleague conversations, most of us have had a conversation around what makes a student competent in math.  A recent mRLC session in Portage La Prairie with Carole Fullerton began with this question, “What is mathematical competence?”  After dialogue, we, as a group of…

Nov 15, 2019 · Rhonda Kubanek

Developing a Powerful Understanding of Self, Others, and the World

“Using picture books and other texts to teach different reading comprehension strategies is helpful as a starting point but is not the goal. Ultimately, the goal is to help students become strategic readers and thinkers.” -adapted from Adrienne Gear The start of a new school year coincides with lots of ‘big picture’ planning for teachers.…

Nov 5, 2019 · Rhonda Kubanek

We All Need Mentors In Our Lives…Writers Workshop

For anyone who has been afraid to try something, Drew Sheneman’s wordless (almost) picture book titled, Nope! is inspiring as a baby bird’s fear of flying is overcome when his mama gives him a swift kick out of the nest, surprisingly bringing him much joy. In this book, young readers can ‘read’ the story through…

Nov 1, 2019 · Rhonda Kubanek