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Why Teacher Professional Development has to be D.I.Y.

The world’s systems have shifted to a personalised format. Anyone with a smart phone now expects to be able to curate their life and have their needs served on-demand. 650 more words


Disrupting and Challenging My Thinking

Upon the recommendation of my fellow book lover and colleague, I decided to join The Book Love Foundation Summer Reading Club. There are four books for this club: … 528 more words


Combining Other E-Learning Tools With Bloomz

In my classroom I integrate technology Montessori style. Traditionally Montessori did not incorporate technology but at my school we include it as an option since technical literacy is an important skill valued in society.  792 more words


How voice control reduces your stress and procrastination

The world has been concerned about screen time for years now. My own daughters at ages 10 and 12 seem almost as glued to their screens as my parents are in their late 60s (grandparents are the worst!) But I’m at ease now, knowing we’re nearly through the woods! 819 more words


How to reach your goal of becoming a teacher

Ever since I was about seven years old, I have always been focused on long term goals. I am not really quite sure where or when it started, but that is the earliest I can remember thinking about my future in a meaningful way. 1,659 more words