The MB Teacher Magazine

Diary of a First Year Teacher

When we last checked in, first-year teacher Gordon Tanner had launched his education career directly into the choppy waters of a pandemic (It’s a First, The Manitoba Teacher, Oct/Nov., 2020). Fast forward to Ju... Read More...

Poetry Pen Pals Build Connection

You might expect first-year teacher Scott Templeton to feel like he’d been hit by a freight train – repeatedly – this past year. Having graduated in 2020 from the University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education, ... Read More...

STEM for Girls

At Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School in Brandon, we’ve made introducing more girls to the excitement of the STEM* fields a priority for the past three years. Our 2021 STEM for Girls program wrapped up after virtually hosting 10 different presenters from ... Read More...

A Tent Situation

While outdoor classrooms certainly aren’t anything new, a tent classroom pilot project is helping keep teachers and students safe and warm this winter. Throughout the pandemic, health officials have been enc... Read More...

Catching up with YHA Winner Loizza Aquino

Loizza Aquino’s web page lists 17 prestigious recognitions since she first won the MTS Young Humanitarian Award back in 2014. Since then, she’s received the RBC’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award, earned the ... Read More...

A Year with COVID

Deputy Minister Dana Rudy joined the Department of Education in February 2020, just a few weeks before the education minister announced that schools would be closed for three weeks. “It definitely was not the easiest way to join a department, but because we... Read More...

One Teacher, One Job

For the past few months MTS has been hearing from and soliciting concerns from general members and local presidents about what teachers and principals are facing in schools. After a recent telephone town hal... Read More...

MTYP Pivots with the Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered live theatre venues around the world, empty seats and cancelled programs became the norm. Manitoba Theatre for Young People (MTYP) was no exception, yet in the midst of chaos,... Read More...

Science in the Summer

A chorus of delighted “ewww!”s spreads across the lecture room as a group of Grade 6-7 students insert gloved fingers into the chambers of the pig hearts laid out on trays in front of them. They’re performing detailed examinations of the anatomical features... Read More...