Monthly Archives: April 2015

Stressed Out?

Originally posted on On Learning:
I recently finished Eric Jensen’s book Teaching With Poverty in Mind.   It changed my thinking in a number of ways, but one thing that stuck me as I read his book was the impact of chronic…

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Day 142 (of 188) reflections on what once was

Day 142 (of 188) reflections on what once was 50% of my grade 8 class made it to graduation.   That seemed to be a recurring theme as I met some friends from our old home town while one of … Continue reading

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Day 141 (of 188) #geniushour checkin

Day 141 (of 188) #geniushour checkin Today our class was visited by a middle school teacher who was curious about geniushour. It’s becoming a trickier thing to share about because it’s been part of my practice for ten years. Started … Continue reading

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How Was School Today?

Fine. What did you do at school today? Nothing. All parents have had these conversations.  Apparently students all over the world are doing nothing at school, but not to worry,  it is fine.  It is the challenge of asking questions…

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Day 140 (of 188) thinking about resources (specifically texts) thanks a bit to @jmattmiller

Day 140 (of 188) thinking about resources (specifically texts) thanks a bit to @jmattmiller I love the title (and am looking at getting my hands on a copy) of “Ditch That Textbook” by Matt Miller – @jmattmiller – the title … Continue reading

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Day 139 (of 188) stress anxiety and food part deux

Day 139 (of 188) stress anxiety and food part deux So……my friend who sent me the inspiration for anxiety + food = https://technolandy.wordpress.com/2015/04/14/day-137-of-188-stress-anxiety-and-food/ And it was good…..until I got an additional piece of information:  So I missed copying the most important … Continue reading

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Day 138 (of 188) reward the rat

Day 138 (of 188) reward the rat so….a student stormed out of the classroom…..really mad. Went to the library, hood pulled low over his face. I was right behind him thanks to a quick text from his teacher.  Was he … Continue reading

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