Kleefeld SchoolGrades K-8

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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Learning to Do… Learning to Be…

Developing Competencies For Life Global competence is having the tools to meet the problems and opportunities of this world.  As we develop combinations of attitudes/dispositions, skills, and knowledge, we are actually developing the competencies that help us to thrive in living and learning. These are developed over time and through circumstances, and can be viewed…

Jan 13, 2020 · Rhonda Kubanek

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