Assessment, Questioning, Students, Teaching

The Power of Good Questions

  Everywhere I look, it seems there is something being written about inquiry and questions in the classroom.  Students should be asking their own questions, teachers need to pose good questions, good questions are more important than answers and the list goes on and on. I have just returned to the classroom this year after… Continue reading The Power of Good Questions

Assessment, Technology Integration, Uncategorized

Have I had an “ah ha” moment?

I don't  know how many times I have posted my frustrations this year about my inability to motivate and encourage my staff to try to integrate more technology into the classrooms in this school.  I have tried a few things, but it took a presentation at a staff meeting that ended with feelings of frustration… Continue reading Have I had an “ah ha” moment?

21 century learning, Assessment, Uncategorized

Making the Shift

It seems to me that everything is changing on the education front in Saskatchewan right now!  I am a relative newcomer to the province, but I have never before experienced so many educational changes at one time.  My mind is constantly spinning with all of the new ideas and the things I want to implement… Continue reading Making the Shift

Assessment, on-line learning

So many tools…so little time?

I couldn't help but think that laying on my bed in my flannel pjs  watching very cool digital stories last Tuesday was a great way to spend an evening.  Once again I walked away with so many new ideas and so many new tools at my finger tips. On Wednesday I left for Saskatoon to… Continue reading So many tools…so little time?