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Supporting English Language Learners

After reading a timely post by Cult of Pedagogy‘s Jennifer Gonzalez entitled “12 Ways to Support English Learners in the Mainstream Classroom,” I wanted to learn more about how the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) welcomes and supports English Language Learners to their schools.   170 more words



It seems as if the brilliant podcast Serial never fails to make the news somehow – for good reason! This last Thursday, my students and I had the incredible opportunity to have a Skype Q&A session with… 650 more words

A non-exhaustive FAQ

As a conclusion to my 14 days of writing, I have decided to compile a list of questions that I have been asked since I arrived here in hopes that it can help someone else on their teaching/ expat journey. 977 more words


Indigenous Education in Ontario

As a student, I was never made aware of the history of residential schools in Canada until university. University! It was so shocking to me that I went through twelve grades in the public education system in Ontario without ever learning this part of Canada’s history. 345 more words


Why Margery?

Today, I’m teaching on The Book of Margery Kempe, which is one of my all-time favourite pieces of medieval literature. Every time I teach on it, I have this moment of self-doubt. 814 more words


Standing on the Promises pt. 3

I shared this series beginning last week in the hopes it would be as much a blessing to each of you as it is to me, I trust the next two sermons in the series will be as well.   13 more words


Reflection for Sunday 19th November 2017

Psalm 79

English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

…8 Do not remember against us our former iniquities;[a]
let your compassion come speedily to meet us,
for we are brought very low.

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