Monthly Archives: March 2016

Day 121 (of 183) time change….ugh

Day 121 (of 183) time change….ugh Maybe I’m a bit jealous that other districts are on spring break right now….I know they’ll be jealous of us when we are “off” enjoying the 2 degree warmer weather! But if nothing else, … Continue reading

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Day 120 (of 183) reflections of a student teacher leaving us (part one)

Day 120 (of 183) reflections of a student teacher leaving us (part one) We have two teacher candidate/student teacher with our school. The first just had his last day with us (thus the part one in the title). We get … Continue reading

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Day  119 (of 183) words matter in anxiety; a positive-response-plan – w a blog borrowed from Renee Jain, MAPP

Day 119  (of 183) words matter in anxiety; a positive-response-plan – w a blog borrowed from Renee Jain, MAPP Working with anxiety at school and home, I know that words matter. Especially as distractions but also as reinforcements. I also … Continue reading

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Day 118 (of 183) coincidence?? Maybe…

Day 118 (of 183) coincidence?? Maybe… Tonight I got to see a presentation of a program that my son may be a good fit for. It’s a project based 1/2 day model for grade 9/10 students. I like to say … Continue reading

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Day 117 (of 183) spicy toothpaste. Inspired by @siobhanorb

Day 117 (of 183) spicy toothpaste. Inspired by @siobhanorb A random tweet was forwarded through my #PLN : Parents of young children out there…If I say ‘spicy toothpaste’ does that mean anything to you? Via @siobhanorb  I immediately knew what … Continue reading

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Day 116 (of 183) you’re the best principal I ever had

Day 116 (of 183) you’re the best principal I ever had Love the comment, just not sure how much it means coming from a Kindy for whom I’m the ONLY principal they ever had!! At least she’s no longer worried … Continue reading

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Day 115 (of 183) for want of a mark

Day 115 (of 183) for want of a mark  After helping assess some standardized tests, I always appreciate the conversations that always come up around how numbers don’t tel, the whole story of a students work and learning. How a … Continue reading

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