I have done a lot of thinking lately about innovation in education. What does that really mean? How can I model that? What does that really look like? I am inspired this morning by the book, “Future Driven,” by David Geurin. I have just barely started reading the book and already the same questions are… Continue reading Seek the Possibilities. Now!
I believe I might drive people around me crazy with my talk of books. I am always collecting books, reading books, talking about books and sharing books. Reading is such an important aspect of my life, I just can't help myself. I am inspired to write this post by my latest book, "Passionate Readers," written… Continue reading My Reading Identity
In my last post, I already mentioned my need to get back to my passions. The next logical step seemed to be to put down in writing what my passions actually are. I just finished reading "Lead Like a Pirate" by Shelley Burgess and Beth Houf. If any book can take you back to your… Continue reading Getting Back to My Passions-Part 2
I have been thinking a lot lately about how teachers teach and how students learn. Perhaps it is because I am knee deep next year's timetable and this causes me to reflect on what would be the best for all the learners in the building. I have to admit it frustrates me sometimes when we… Continue reading Putting it all together
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
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I had a chunk of time yesterday where I had the opportunity to do my favorite thing-walk around and visit classrooms. I like to see what the students are up to and it is so great to ask them about their learning and have them explain. There are so many good things going on in… Continue reading My Lesson in Engagement