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Visible Thinking Strategies

I love the book Making Thinking Visible. It is one of the few books I was given to read in university that I regularly reference. 1,198 more words

Teacher Quality Standards

Meaningful learning experiences

It’s been an interesting week and I have felt challenged by my reading and interactions with colleagues in my university studies.  I am someone who is fortunate enough to be very metacognitive in my own learning.   716 more words


Beautiful OOPS

So, remember yesterday how I said I was going to read Beautiful Oops! to my kiddos? Well, I sure am glad I did. Let me tell you about today: 379 more words

Geometry, Late Starts, and ESL Exam

What a wild day. It was freezing and rainy outside. The perfect day to stay at home and do nothing, but alas, I must teach. I also had this… 380 more words

Response: Experience of Learner Support in TEL

As part of the SBTE7001D module’s first week of activities, this is a response to my experience of learner support in both general contexts and that of the Ma: TEL course itself, with reference to theorems and concepts created and used by Anderson (2004). 1,003 more words


Kids are Cool

So, in my cohort, we have been working for the past month with fourth graders on a simulation. They had to make the decision if they were going to go to the new planet in space, or if they were going to stay on Earth and try to fix the pollution. 40 more words

The Enormous Power of Educators

Snow days are the best days for reflection. They are Mother Nature’s way of making us slow down. Outside of shoveling and my flaw of procrastinating around this obvious opportunity to catch up on cleaning the dust bunnies from under my bed, I maximize the time to enjoy family, but also to read blogs and thoughts from my PLN on Twitter. 243 more words