ATA News 52:6

November 7, 2017
Viewpoints: Teaching remembrance is challenging but critical

Viewpoints: Teaching remembrance is challenging but critical

As Remembrance Day approaches, teachers have the important task of conveying the significance of this day to our students.


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Flashlight Friday

Grade 1 student Kaleb Fox reads a book during Flashlight Friday.

Teachers do their part

A retrospective on the impact of the world wars on the teaching profession


Cartoon by Curatolo

Q & A: Being sexually harassed? Report it!

Can you clarify the ATA’s expectations in reporting sexual harassment, given the expectations of the Code of Professional Conduct?

Your Views

A collection of views from social media

Editorial: Send a message to your MLA about class size

Put up your hand if your class size is larger than 17 students.

From the Archives: Schoolyard plane crash propels teacher to heroism

Leading up to its official 100th anniversary in June 2018, the Alberta Teachers’ Association is celebrating its history through a number of initiatives.

Association supports Catholic education and single curriculum

The Alberta Teachers’ Association does not support the creation of a separate sex education curriculum for Catholic students.

New UCP leader at odds with government on numerous fronts

Strengthening school choice and repealing curriculum changes are among the top educational priorities for Jason Kenney.

ATA president applauds new GSA bill

ATA president Greg Jeffery is applauding the introduction of a new bill aimed at protecting the privacy of students who join gay–straight alliances (GSAs).

Who’s who—Provincial Executive Council members and local presidents 2017/18

A complete listing of PEC Members and local presidents for 2017/18.


Correction to the October 10 issue of the ATA News

PEC Points: Anniversary journals a hit; more on the way

Highlights of the Provincial Executive Council meeting held Oct. 26–27, 2017, at Barnett House in Edmonton.

Notices and Events

A collection of notices and events.

New campaign takes on class size and complexity

Class size and complexity is still a very real issue in Alberta, and provincial politicians need to hear teachers’ stories.

Stories and photos wanted

The ATA News is always on the lookout for interesting articles, photos and cartoons.