Monthly Archives: November 2013

Day 54 (of 184) teachable moments

Day 54 (of 184) teachable moments It’s great when a days learning takes a sideways turn. What I thought (and intended) to be a 5 minute introductory session ended up lasting a lot longer. While I intended to be focused … Continue reading

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Day 53 (of 184) reflections on creativity

Reflections on Creativity We had four days (over the past 6 months) to meet as a district committee to provide information (thoughts and wishes and more) to the province. Two reflective questions: What did I get out of this as … Continue reading

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Day 52 (of 184) answer vs question

Day 52 (of 184) answer vs question 42 Douglas Adams claims this is the answer to the query about life, the universe and everything. More interesting is often figuring out What The Actual Question Is. While at a workshop with … Continue reading

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Day 51 (of 184) getting in trouble

Day 51 (of 184) getting in trouble As in a classic movie Brad Pitt as Lt Aldo Raine says when he gets warned he’ll be in trouble (careful editing here on my part!) “More like chewed out. I’ve been chewed … Continue reading

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Day 50 (of 184) social emotional wellness

Day 50 (of 184) social emotional wellness Today I was one of many in a district session around social emotional wellness (SEW). Considering that one of our two school goals is Self Regulation/Anxiety. I liked the opening that said that … Continue reading

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Day 49 (of 184) new start to #geniushour

Day 49 (of 184) new start to genius hour Today I had the opportunity to get another class starting #geniushour time. It was a great learning tool for me, my ‘new’ partner teacher (I’m co-facilitating during my ‘admin’ time to … Continue reading

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Day 48 (of 184) being mindful

Day 48 (of 184) being mindful Today my staff and I followed our school growth plan goal on self-regulation and anxiety. The pillars of MindUP program include: Mindful Awareness Neuroscience Positive psychology Social & emotional learning As a small group … Continue reading

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