Archived — Recipient Bios

Year: 1998 – Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

Certificate of Excellence Recipients

James Moore

School: Bishops College

Principal: David Dibbon
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Grades/Subjects Taught: Secondary English literature and language

Teaching approach:

  • Create a stimulating learning environment through innovative teaching practices, whether technological, methodological or conceptual.
  • Provide opportunities for students to pursue new ideas, expand their horizons and develop their talents.
  • Encourage students to explore their emotions and senses, be creative, think critically and communicate effectively.

Outstanding achievements:

By integrating technology, teaches advanced writing as a paperless course (students publish their work on the Internet).

Champions cross-curricular sharing and projects that integrate several subjects.

Classes are fully subscribed and attendance is nearly perfect.

Initiated a school-wide public speaking competition, as well as writing competitions. Participation is growing rapidly.

Students are perennial winners in the provincial arts and letters competition, as well as in national and international public-speaking competitions.

Rave reviews:

"Mr. Moore encouraged me to see the world on as many different levels as possible, to see deeper meaning in our modes of expression, and to appreciate myself as a creative being." Former student

"Mr. Moore taught me to say what I mean and be prepared to defend it." Former student

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