Parents, Relationships, Teamwork

Reaching Out to Our Parents

  This fall when we re-organized our School Community Council (SCC) for another year, I was struggling to try to find a member who wanted to step up to be chairperson for the committee.  Our past chair had worked tirelessly for two years and was wanting a break.  I can't say I blame her because… Continue reading Reaching Out to Our Parents

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Grade 7 Health Challenge

We are the grade 7 class at Pleasantdale School in room 118.  We are trying to raise awareness of health issues and promote healthy lifestyles to other people our age.  We each researched a topic and made a podcast. Please listen to our podcasts. Unhealthy Eating-Angelle Suicide-Chelsea Exercising-Emily  Bulimia- Taylor Victoria-Bullying Logan-Video Games and Television… Continue reading Grade 7 Health Challenge

Digital learnng, Informal learning, Personal Learning Networks, social media, Twitter

January 2015 #pdale Teacher Twitter Challenge

  As many of you know when I was taking my master's degree I learned so many things that changed my entire philosophy of education.  Learning from people like Alec Couros and Dean Shareski opened my ideas to many ideas that I had never even thought of before.  My first experience in an open education course… Continue reading January 2015 #pdale Teacher Twitter Challenge

Administration, branding, Leadership, Parents, Reflection, Teamwork

What I Learned in 2014

      I started the school year in September kind of beat up and shell-shocked from a very stressful year that ended in June.  I had allowed the stress of the year to consume me and it took a toll on my enthusiasm, health and desire to do my job well. Over the summer… Continue reading What I Learned in 2014