Monthly Archives: May 2014

Day 167 (of 184) byod -as a supplemental

Day 167 (of 184) byod -as a supplemental Today I laughed when I saw on twitter a picture of some “rules about using cell phones” which essentially were: we better not see you using one. It followed a series of … Continue reading

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Day 166 (of 184) Rec Math update

Day 166 (of 184) Rec Math update I think I finally truly realized what my Recreation Mathematics class is all about. My initial thoughts and plans were to use my 2 days a week teaching in the classroom time to … Continue reading

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Day 165 (of 184) time. A fleeting commodity

Day 165 (of 184) time. A fleeting commodity Today our school was impacted by the rotating school closures that have been part of BC Job Action. A lost day (and possibly more lost times) made me reflect on how our … Continue reading

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Day 164 (of 184) anything but anxiety

Day 164 (of 184) anything but anxiety Maybe it’s the angst that is throughout our schools as BC works through Job Action/LockOut scenarios as our province seeks a collective agreement, but anxiety is frequently on my mind… And my son … Continue reading

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Day 163 (of 184) reflections from Malcolm Gladwells David & Goliath

Day 163 (of 184) reflections from Malcolm Gladwells David & Goliath A very well written book that had me reflect on many times that I’ve taken the ‘underdog role’ or done things that were ‘unconventional’….until they were normal: Taking notes … Continue reading

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Day 162 (of 184) stuck (when anxiety sucks)

Day 162 (of 184) stuck (when anxiety sucks) Today we learned a good reminder: when anxiety strikes it can get a person ‘stuck’ for a long time…. When anxiety strikes, it can look like ‘inappropriate behaviour’ – sometimes walking (often … Continue reading

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Day 161 (of 184) Physical Literacy: Deep Play

Day 161 (of 184) Physical Literacy: Deep Play Always good to put Pro-D thinking into action! Friday we did a session on Physical Literacy (blogged about it on Day 159); today I had the opportunity to have the boys in … Continue reading

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Day 160 (of 184) The school at the end of the universe

Day 160 (of 184) The school at the end of the universe This weekend I did some rereading of one of my favourite books, which led me to reviewing some old notes I had which in turn had me thinking … Continue reading

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Day 159 (of 184) Physical Literacy

Day 159 (of 184) Physical Literacy The evolution of our school goal around anxiety led us first to working on Self Regulation (brain understanding & tool interventions) and now more specifically to Physical Literacy. Our school goal is to use … Continue reading

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Day 158 (of 184) It takes a team

Day 158 (of 184) It takes a team No school is an island. No principal should feel alone. No teacher should feel isolated. And students should see this… Today I got to work on my ‘part of a team’ skills. … Continue reading

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