Is awards season in your school authentic or subjective? What can teachers do to make selecting students for awards about merit, not nepotism?
Teaching our students about identifying, analyzing and understanding the fake news industry is an essential learning skill.
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
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?