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What Are You (Not) Saying to Your Students?

By now we are all well aware of the essential role that feedback plays in education.  We create tremendous opportunities for our students to both give and receive feedback which allows them to improve their learning and drive them toward success.   381 more words

Bret's $.02

Welcome to LOOP's blog launch!

Hi everyone and welcome to LOOP‘s blog!

This is an online platform which we’ll be using to document the Student Board’s journey by posting about events, experiences and news.  389 more words


Do you assume good intentions when things go wrong?

Schools can be stressful places, they can lead to tension and conflict between staff members that can negatively impact on the culture of the school and the morale of those committed to supporting its students. 372 more words

Education Leadership

French as a Second Language - Oh How I Wish I Could Do It All Over Again!

I am fascinated by the Core French program and how it is evolving here in Ontario.  Having been a product of the Core French program where we learned colours for a number of years :) , I frequently catch myself wishing that my second language instruction had been rigorous and more focused on oral communication skills so that I could be bilingual as an adult.  1,552 more words

Want high school student success and less stress? It's time to take the blinkers off

As a student moves from primary through to secondary schooling the number of teachers they will have contact with increases. By the time a student gets into the final few years of school they can have 8 or more different teachers on their schedule. 724 more words

Education Leadership

Go Pros and Self Assessment

Have you ever considering using a GoPro in your classroom?  

With so much pressure on teachers to perform in observational environments, performances can drop due to the overriding nerves. 564 more words