Monthly Archives: January 2014

Day 96 (of 184) not all teams are equal (warning – still got football on my brain)

Day 96 (of 184) not all teams are equal Together Everyone Achieves More – a popular acronym for TEAMwork. But not all teams are equal and not everyone is a ‘fit’ for every team. Another lesson from the NFL that … Continue reading

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Day 95 (of 184) the link between @Seahawks ‘media days’ by @MoneyLynch & @RSHerman_25 vs classwork & homework

Day 95 (of 184) the link between @Seahawks ‘media days’ by @MoneyLynch & @RSHerman_25 vs classwork & homework Maybe it’s the upcoming Superbowl and my unbiased (and long lasting) Seahawks fanaticism, so please excuse me if I delve a little … Continue reading

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Day 94 (of 184) importance of boredom

Day 94 (of 184) importance of boredom Do you remember the last time you were bored. Mine was probably a shopping trip while visiting family in Seattle. I know that my oldest girl was ‘bored’ a couple of weekends ago … Continue reading

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Day 93 (of 184) family literacy day (unplug & play week in #83learns )

Day 93 (of 184) family literacy day (unplug & play week) I joke about unplug & play week in our district by asking if battery power is still okay. It’s mainly because I walk in two worlds: Part of me … Continue reading

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Day 92 (of 184) half way mark of reflecting on 184 days of learning

Day 92 (of 184) half way mark of reflecting on 184 days of learning Firstly it’s tough. Secondly depth is difficult – by going with a post-a-day, it is sometimes hard to edit (which has even more challenges with some … Continue reading

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Day 91 (of 184) lesson plans? How quaint!

Day 91 (of 184) lesson plans? How quaint! I’ve had a tweet from UVics @_valeriei bugging me all night and into today. Should teacher-candidates/preservice teachers/student teachers still be learning the format of a traditional lesson plan? I admit that while … Continue reading

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Day 90 (of 184) #83learns mini-edcamp part deux

Day 90 (of 184) mini-edcamp part deux Our school districts second ‘mini-edcamp’ was held today. Mini as it was being held after school and to make sure everyone gets family time (and it can’t miss my boys 12th birthday celebration!) … Continue reading

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