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#IMMOOC Season #4 Session #3

Fail-URE is permanent while Fail-ING is temporary. 

What an interesting statement for John Spencer and A. J. Juliani to make. I see the big difference between the two being the difference between a noun and a verb. 294 more words


My Thoughts on #IMMOOC Season 4 Session 2

In schools, both students and teachers need certain things in order to be innovative.

Students need time time to just sit and think (deep thinking) as well as time to reflect on where they are at in terms of skills, content, and behaviour. 311 more words


Google Slides Uses

Real quick today…. I compiled together some uses for Google Slides in the classroom. These include:

  • management with timers & instructions
  • grid view & speaker note use…
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Parent Guide to Teaching Pinyin

When I first started this journey to teach my son, I was completely clueless about how and where to start and what to do. I’m documenting our learning journey on this blog as a resource for other parents. 698 more words

Teaching Strategies


By Erin Turner…..


The nature of physics experiments (in the high school classroom) creates a perfect situation to allow students to generate their own testable questions. 216 more words

Gr. 11-12 Physics

How To Get Into Inquiry-Based Learning: Part 2 – Working Towards Open Inquiry

Incorporate Inquiry-Based Learning into your Classroom. Start with this short four part video series. 209 more words

Gr 9-10 Science


Blocking is how skills are traditionally developed. For example, this means mastering ‘A’ before moving on to ‘B’. For example, a teacher using a blocking technique might have students master basic addition facts (‘A’) before introducing the concept of subtraction (‘B’). 664 more words