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Instructional Strategies blog 1, feedback

The majority of my teaching experience has been with students in a Special Education setting. With the reading for this week in my Instructional Strategies class I’ve discovered that most of what is provided in those classrooms would fall into the praise category rather than the feedback category. 271 more words


Learn to Learn

This week at Rothesay Netherwood in New Brunswick, I was honoured to speak at the Learn2Learn Conference. When I was prepping for the address, I realized that some of my happiest moments in my career came during my ten years in the classroom. 556 more words


First eBook Publication - People, Education, Technology

Special thanks to Richard Schwier from the ETAD Master Program at the University of Saskatchewan.


The publication includes a number of ETAD Master program essays covering various topics around educational technology. 11 more words


Setting Clear Objectives

Setting clear objectives is important for most teachers to do.  Some just write it on the board so that they a visually shown to the students and others go above that by having students read the objectives aloud.  434 more words

Multimedia in the Writing Classroom

When I talk to a good friend who is a long-time writing teacher, I am so impressed hearing him talk about how he uses music, among other media, in the classroom. 392 more words


Bb - Retention Center

This past week I was having a conversation with one of the Bb gurus to inquire if there was some method to quickly identify whether a student(s) submitted assignments after the deadline and the number of late assignments as it potentially impacts their grade. 153 more words

Instructional Strategies

Reading as professional development and capitalism vs. democracy

Welcome to Scott Peavey, high school US and World history teacher at Gardner Edgerton. Scott will be writing regular posts as the newest KCSS board member. 581 more words

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