Author: Stephen

International Women’s Day

I’m taking a moment to reflect today on how lucky I am to live in a world where International Women’s Day can be a celebration as well as a call to action. While I...

Thoughts on change

When I was first involved with the Canadian Student Debating Federation, around 2008, there was a big row about styles of debate. The National Seminar was stagnating and losing popularity among debaters and coaches,...

Our Scheduling Proposal!

As you will know if you have read my previous posts, I have been working with a PLC team on a proposal for a new schedule for ASFM. We recently got approval for a...

Thoughts on block scheduling

As previously mentioned, the first stops on our scheduling discovery trip through the U.S. were to explore flex-mod schedules in Sheboygan, Wausau and Merrill, Wisconsin. Next we headed west to Hudson, Wisconsin to explore...

Digging deeper into Flex-mod (part 2)

In my last post, I explored some of the less obvious consequences of using a flexible modular (flex-mod) schedule, with the view of how it would affect student schedules. In this post, I will...