Monthly Archives: February 2016

Day 111 (of 183) Super Hero Day – inspired by @mrjamiemcdonald to support @bcchf 

Day 111 (of 183) Super Hero Day Two years ago, ultra marathoner @MrJamieMcdonald stopped by our school on his epic run across Canada. Dressed in his super hero costumes, he stopped and shared with our school his journeys around the … Continue reading

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Day 110 (of 183) it’s whats inside that counts (but maybe not what you think)

Day 110 (of 183) it’s whats inside that counts (but maybe not what you think)     Spent time with a friend I haven’t seen in awhile.   We both commented that each other looked good.   but….we both knew … Continue reading

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Day 109 (of 183) the mid-season interview

Day 109 (of 183) the mid-season interview     Sometimes stuff happens. That’s what happened at our school this month. A teacher needed to “adjust” their schedule. That means someone else gets to join our learning community. It also means … Continue reading

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Day 108 (of 183) on #pinkshirtday ….I was a troll

Day 108 (of 183) on #pinkshirtday  ….I was a troll I’ll admit I did some trolling – essentially some trickery – this week leading into Pink Shirt Day…..and I shared this with my library classes.  At first my students expressed some … Continue reading

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Day 107 (of 183) my daughters sweet 16 & she chose to write a test

Day 107 (of 183) my daughters sweet 16 & she chose to write a test And because she made the choice, I liked it. It was the UBC Michael Smyth math/physics test. Not compulsory – just the way I like … Continue reading

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Day 106 (of 183) BCs New Curriculum – reinventing the wheel? curriculum growth…

Day 106 (of 183) BCs New Curriculum – reinventing the wheel? curriculum growth –  A teacher came and shared she now better understands why she was being bugged at her previous school for “are you reinventing the wheel again” as … Continue reading

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Day 105 (of 183) the evolution of a presentation

Day 105 (of 183) the evolution of a presentation  Today I had the opportunity to do my longest presentation (1/2 day) on one of my passion topics: anxiety. Worked with it for most of my career as a teacher/principal and … Continue reading

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