Why are school administrators backing away from celebrating EQAO achievements? Is this creating complacency in underperforming schools?
I LOVE online learning communities for educators. Although I’ve really only started following some great teachers on Twitter, Facebook and Teachers Pay Teachers this school year, I genuinely feel like I’ve learned more over the past few months about pedagogy and cool new teaching ideas than I have in the past 10. This is where I… Continue reading The binder is dead; go paperless using online learning journals! Easy. Engaging. Evaluative.
A fringe benefit of my 21st century classroom has been acquiring a stand up desk. At first, I wasn’t too sure about it. How could I mark standing up? Type? Conference with students? I could envision teaching and lecturing or modelling on the Smartboard, but nothing really beyond that. Then, I saw THIS on Facebook…….Sitting… Continue reading 5 Reasons YOU NEED a stand up desk in your classroom
My reflections about running a genius time project, and next steps to make it better (student driven)!
A rant about safe schools online training as Ministry mandated teacher PD.
What my students want to read in 2017! (and some of my suggestions too). Enjoy on this wonderful #familyliteracyday:)
Do you dread homework time? Join the club. What does the research say about homework, and why have innovative countries like Finland abandoned the practice?