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3D Printing Projects

I taught two new preps this year – Computer Science Discoveries through Code.org and an Electronics class where I had the freedom to explore different curricula and activities to teach circuits and microprocessors. 3,360 more words

CS Discoveries

Logic Gates With Posters & Post-Its

One of the more isolated standards in the AP Computer Science Principles framework is 2.2.3F: A Logic Gate is a hardware abstraction that is modeled with a Boolean function… 647 more words


Teaching Literacy is an Important Part of Science... or any Class

Guest Blog by Rhiannon Johnson.

Rhiannon has taught in various Science settings. Her current role is collaboratively teaching in a middle school model at Charles Bloom Secondary in Lumby, BC. 318 more words

Review: Veslio video lessons

I do love a good video-based lesson. Jamie Keddie at lessonstream does them really well. Kieran Donaghy’s lessons on Film English are good for focusing on certain themes. 1,092 more words


Cooperative Learning

As a student I was conscientious, academically minded, and what my peers sometimes referred to as a “goody two shoes.”  I much preferred independent work over group work as I could just get on with it and do my own thing.  573 more words


The roller coaster of events this school year has students looking back with mixed emotions and a hearty drive to get involved in issues of social justice and reform.   845 more words

Friday Five

International Pen Pals: Use Those Connections to Make Letters Fun!

As part of one of our English units, our students had to learn how to write a friendly letter, relaying information about their homes and their lives. 231 more words