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Making successful students and people

A lot of parents often ask me how to create reflective, self-disciplined and resourceful kids who know when to ask for help. What parents are really asking is, “What makes a kid successful?” I think the keys to success transcend every lesson. 750 more words


SUM Ripples

For the last several years I have been attending the  Saskatchewan Understands Math (SUM) conference put on by Saskatchewan Mathematics Teachers Society (SMTS). Every year I leave with some valuable insights and learning that I try to share and put into my practice. 826 more words


Helping Administrators Understand the NGSS

It is critically important that building and district administrators in K-12 education have a solid understanding of the Next Generation Science Standards. If administrators have a limited understanding of NGSS then they are more likely to design NGSS implementation plans via professional development, curriculum adoption, assessment writing, etc in a shallow way. 211 more words

Science Teacher Professional Development

CFP: Crime and Punishment at 150

Call for Papers: Crime and Punishment at 150”
University of British Columbia, Vancouver
October 20–‐22, 2016

The publication of Crime and Punishment in 1866 was a watershed moment in the history of nineteenth-century Russian literature. 481 more words

Call For Papers

Message in A Bottle..... Prompt 1/500

“While at the beach you decide to write a message in a bottle. What would it say? Who would you like to find it?’

Wow! My hands are small for a man but they are not small enough to “ 523 more words

Personal Reflection

I Don't Know What to Write About....

I don’t know how often I heard the words in the title when I was a full-time teacher. I never had any problem finding words; quite the contrary. 225 more words

Personal Reflection

Have you ever been late for a date?

Hello family and friends!

Very short today!

Missionary work is a delight and Sister Jordan and I are having fun together sharing the Savior’s love around Jyväskylä! 440 more words