Monthly Archives: November 2015

Day 51 (of 183) learning with peers @bcpvpa #bcpvpa

Day 51 (of 183) learning with peers @bcpvpa #bcpvpa   After a couple days of sitting at conference/meeting tables, I find that I really miss my standing desk! And I’m seeing a number of people I like talking to, but … Continue reading

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Day 50 (of 183) learning with peers at #bcssa15 @bcsups

Day 50 (of 183) learning with peers at #bcssa15 @bcsups  Welcome via @edgegeo (very poignant to who we are and why we as educators do what we do) Opening keynote by @robertjmarzano (more disjointed than previous presentations – but some … Continue reading

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Day 49 (of 183) at the end of the day peer learning is best @bcsups

Day 49 (of 183) at the end of the day peer learning is best No…Literally. At the end of the day, I was about to help a grade one girl who was struggling with getting everything into her backpack.  I … Continue reading

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Day 48 (of 143) Positive Play via @scotteach @chriswejr @LS_Karl @msmcdteaches globalschoolplayday.com #GSPD2016

Day 48 (of 143) Positive Play via @scotteach @chriswejr @LS_Karl @msmcdteaches globalschoolplayday.com #GSPD2016   I’m an advocate of serendipity. I also like connecting patterns. I’ve been very happy with a few things going on at my school of late. One … Continue reading

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Day 47 (of 183) winter is coming – a poem

Day 47 (of 183) winter is coming – a poem Today I read a Bill Peet story to our kindergarten students – the rhyming pattern he used inspired me for todays post, a reminder that “winter is coming”: The wood … Continue reading

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Day 46 (of 184) on football with thanks to @ubctbirds @cfl @seahawks 

Day 46 (of 184) on football with thanks to @ubctbirds @cfl @seahawks  Football has been a significant part of my evolution as an educator.  As a high school student in rural BC, I never had an opportunity to play. But … Continue reading

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Day 45 (of 183) so…my daughter came home with a medal…

Day 45 (of 183) so…my daughter came home with a medal… ….for the subject she did “worst” in (higher scores…oops I mean “%s” in all her other subjects)…. …from last year… It’s nice….but…we’re not sure of the criteria. And while … Continue reading

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