The Weight of Words (G)

Lyrics by: Stephen Maguire Please don’t say that I’m not good enough, you don’t know me that wellEver wondered why the smile on my face has disappeared todayYou’ll never make anything of yourself the English teacher saidI never listened I think I’m doing ok. Please...

Shelagh Rogers Poet Laureate

NS PGI 2009 Shelagh Rogers Poet Laureate To sum up this day in a poemWould really take more of a tome.For it was a day that was blessedAnd perhaps should be left UN-expressed. But that would be such a big cop-outSo no, I will not do an opt-out.But this poem WILL not...

Circling Literacy

A poem written and presented by Shelagh Rogers at the Haida Gwaii PGI. This poem was transcribed from her presentation, which can be viewed on youtube at www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqnj52v_KWU We are welcomed to Haida Gwaii with a paddle song,Ancient words sung to the...

Digging Into Literacy

Frontier College Goes Back to the Mines When Frontier College was founded in 1899, the mission was to increase people’s knowledge all over the country, wherever they were located. One of the earliest populations to benefit from Alfred Fitzpatrick’s far-reaching...

AnnaMarie Drake

“Better Late Than Never” is my new motto in life. This new way of looking at life has become my attitude since I decided to return to school three years ago. It was a decision I’ll never regret and its benefits sure outweigh its hardships… READ...

Agnes MacDonald

Returning to SchoolMaking the decision to return to school has been one of the most rewarding and gratifying experiences of my life. I have to admit I was afraid that I could not do the work. My past experience with school had not been a positive one. Fear paralysed...