Monthly Archives: October 2014

Day 36 (of 188) thoughts on #wedayvancouver #weday #bcedbloggers

Day 36 (of 188) thoughts on #wedayvancouver #weday #bcedbloggers From the overnight drive to the early morning wake up & coffees, the energy kept building. My daughter ended up being one of nearly 20 000 that filled Rogers Center in … Continue reading

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Day 35 (of 188) some thoughts connected to Creativity #bcedbloggers

Day 35 (of 188) some thoughts connected to Creativity #bcedbloggers Today was a busy crazy day that included: meet the teacher coffee & cookie morning school photos grade 2/3 field trip to the pumpkin patch interviews for a .2 kindergarten … Continue reading

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Day 34 (of 188) the night before -a poem for #bcedbloggers

Day 34 (of 188) the night before -a poem for #bcedbloggers (sorry for the imperfect rhyming) The night before a big week with tomorrow morning parents meeting the creatures whose support we always seek and a photo day with exciting special … Continue reading

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Day 33 (of 188) Earthquakes and fires and intruders, oh my! #bcedbloggers

Day 33 (of 188) Earthquakes and fires and intruders, oh my! #bcedbloggers Drill week! Always a good ‘test’ to identify some anxieties in learners that may be ‘under our radar’. But also a good time to talk about why we … Continue reading

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Day 32 (of 188) happily reading @yongzhaouo & ready for an uncertain education future! #bcedbloggers

Day 32 (of 188) happily reading @yongzhaouo & ready for an uncertain education future! #bcedbloggers Thoughts after reading Yong Zhao’s “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon” Culture counts for a lot. I remember long ago hearing and thinking about … Continue reading

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Day 31 (of 188) free play to start the day! #bcedbloggers #anxietyined @laurapaiement

Day 31 (of 188) free play to start the day So, we are starting with something we “played around” with last year: free play. It came from an article on “deep play” https://www.nytimes.com/books/first/a/ackerman-play.html  and then some related ‘trying it out’. It … Continue reading

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Day 30 (of 188) beyond the classroom

Day 30 (of 188) beyond the classroom Today we took the school on the road. Our teachers (and support staff and parents) all braved the weather forecast of rain and headed to Adams River to see the dominant sockeye salmon … Continue reading

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