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Year: 2008 – Province: Alberta
Certificate of Achievement Recipient
School: Highlands School
Subjects and Grades Taught: Social studies in Grades 7 to 9
- Always look for ways to integrate other disciplines into social studies classes.
- A major proponent of the project approach when working with students. This complements her efforts to integrate other disciplines into her social studies classes and allows her to meet the needs of individual students.
- Organizes and runs the annual Highland Young Readers Conference to bring the community into Highlands while encouraging children to read. This successful event sees more than 300 students from various schools come together with 12 local authors and businesspeople.
- Integrated high technology into her daily teaching practices with a Promethean Interactive White Board. The technology allows her to use interactive multimedia content, such as satellite images of the earth, to grab her students interest and stimulate learning.
"Ailwin's classroom is a stimulating and innovative environment where students are challenged and actively engaged. Whether it is the use of cutting-edge technology or dog-eared textbooks, Ailwin is committed to the success of her students." Teacher
"Her first concern is that of the students and Ms. Boulet is willing to do anything she can to make their Junior High experience a positive one. Ms. Boulet believes in all her students and takes an interest in those she doesn't teach." Teacher
"Ailwin has been instrumental in positively changing the reputation of our school in the community." Principal