EP 04 Teaching at the Telephone School

By Donna Fry

Donna Fry is superintendent the Pine Creek School Division in Manitoba. Her district is home to a unique option that, while it might seem "old school" to some, capturing the imaginations of educators around the world during this time of COVID-19 disruption. Join Donna and her "telephone school" team—Steven Williams, Tammy Kruse and Diana Mae Boychuk in this compelling series about access for ALL students.

In this final episode of the series, teaching-principal Sarah Blair joins the TMO team to talk about her experience in teaching through the telephone. Sarah teaches in a multi-age Hutterite school near Austin, Manitoba and it won’t take you long to pick up on the fact that she is an enthusiastic supporter of the Teacher Mediated Option.

Also joining host Donna Fry in this conversation: Randy Chambers (Chair, Pine Creek School Division), TMO team: Tammy Kruse, Diana Mae Boychuk and Steven Williams, as well as TMO teachers; Tyler Pretty, Joshua Waldner and Shae-Lynne Johnson.