The Lougheed Reads Podcast
The 2020 Forest of Reading Nominees
A monthly podcast produced and recorded by the staff and students of Lougheed Middle School in Brampton, ON. In this show we will be discussing the 2020 Forest of Reading nominees. Teachers and students will get together and discuss what they enjoyed about this year’s Forest of Reading entries, and occasionally we will hear from Forest nominated authors, both past and present, as well.

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In this episode, Mr. Boudreau is joined by several enthusiastic student readers to interview author Eric Walters about his Red Maple nominated book _The King of Jam Sandwiches_ . We have such a great conversation with Mr. Walters about the book, as…

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Mr. Boudreau is joined by four Lougheed Students to discuss the book Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut, buy Derrick Barnes.

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In this content packed episode, Mr. Boudreau is joined by several enthusiastic student and teacher readers as we discuss some of the books we’ve been reading this month. First up we hear from a couple of Lougheed Students who absolutely love the…

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In this content packed episode, Mr. Boudreau is joined by several enthusiastic student readers as we discuss some of the Silver Birch and Red Maple books we’ve been reading. First, Mr. Boudreau shares his thoughts in the intro about the importance of…

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In our inaugural episode, Mr. Boudreau, the Teacher-Librarian at Lougheed Middle School, and Ms. Swan, a Grade 7 homeroom teacher, meet to discuss one of their favorite Red Maple books in years, No Fixed Address. We also kick off our first episode…

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Stephen Hurley
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Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.