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Reflecting on Year One

Despite the diversity of the people we are working with, we all want one thing - for our staff and teams to genuinely and honestly work together for the betterment of teaching and for the success of all learners. This past year at Jigsaw Learning has been…

June 13, 2019 | Author: Arlene Littlemore | Read Article

Reflecting on School Reviews

In November, I had the absolute privilege (albeit, exhausting!) to travel up to Fort Vermilion School Division with Kurtis and Lorna Hewson to spend a week providing the School Division with 15 detailed, insightful Collaborative Response Model (CRM) school…

February 2, 2019 | Author: Arlene Littlemore | Read Article

So What Can We Control? Articulating our Locus of Control

Often, especially when first beginning the process of collaboratively focusing upon the diverse needs of students, participants can become discouraged if they focus on factors largely outside of their control. In our experience, we’ve heard this fear…

December 22, 2017 | Author: Kurtis Hewson | Read Article

10 Observables of a Collaborative Culture

We feel so privileged to be a part of the outstanding work happening in schools and districts related to ensuring collaborative responses for students. It leads to reflections regarding how collaborative cultures approach their complex work of supporting…

March 9, 2017 | Author: Kurtis Hewson | Read Article