Monthly Archives: February 2014

Day 108 (of 184) When does a me problem become a we problem

Day 108 (of 184) When does a me problem become a we problem My daughter gets it. Sort of. No, mostly. She was ranting today that 20 out of 28 in her math class are getting I-Letters (incomplete or in-progress). … Continue reading

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Day 107 (of 184) number game

Day 107 (of 184) # game Today we celebrated “100s Day” at our school – not exactly the 100th day of school for our primaries, but much like birthday parties, sometimes celebrations land ‘around’ the specific date. We are also … Continue reading

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Day 106 (of 184) To teach or not to teach (clocks & money)

Day 106 (of 184) To teach or not to teach (clocks & money) Big question asked by my oldest daughter when we snuck out for an early morning breakfast treat before she went off to a math competition: how does … Continue reading

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Day 105 (of 184) ‘Dr Outing’ (or how I learned to stop worrying and love the field trip)

Day 105 (of 184) ‘Dr Outing’ (or how I learned to stop worrying and love the field trip) What’s the worst that could happen on a field trip? I still remember my ‘field trip of doom’. A tour of the … Continue reading

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Day 104 (of 184) never too old (or young) to make a connections in a culture of ‘yes’

Day 104 (of 184) never too old (or young) to make a connections in a culture of ‘yes’ Today our school in Sorrento was visited by our local-ish hockey team, the BCHLs Salmon Arm Silverbacks – and it was a … Continue reading

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Day 103 (of 184) Stupid Worksheets (wurkt fer me?)

Day 103 (of 184) Stupid Worksheets (wurkt fer me?) Today I got caught in a quandary….normally I am very opposed to worksheets – and was loving reading some tweets via @cwejr and @sjunkins – especially a great image where ‘Friends … Continue reading

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Day 102 (of 184) maker day – a pro-d reflection

Day 102 (of 184) maker day Today I spent the day at Eagle River Secondary working with a mixture of adult learners (from CEAs to Teachers to Principals to Superintendents to Trustees to University folk) exploring the ideas around the … Continue reading

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