Monthly Archives: December 2016

Day 65 (of 185) Coding – but not in a usual way….. #hourofcode

Day 65 (of 185) Coding – but not in a usual way…..     Today I was doing some “coding mindset” work with my youngest learners – our kinds (and then our 1/2 class). My plot did not include technology … Continue reading

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Day 72 (of 185) the 12 days of principaling 

Day 72 (of 185) the 12 days of principaling  On the first day of learning my teacher gave to me: the support to take risks https://www.google.ca/amp/s/technolandy.wordpress.com/2014/08/25/sol-9-i-learned-i-dont-want-a-faster-horse/amp/?client=safari On the second day of learning my CEA gave to me: the encouragement to … Continue reading

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Day 71 (of 185) self regulation prep for holidays

Day 71 (of 185) self regulation prep for holidays It’s almost here! The most wonderful time of year!! For many.  For some? For any? Depends on the stressors (bills family deadlines) and positives (gifts, family, free time……maybe occasional family-free time…..) … Continue reading

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Day 70 (of 185) an amazing birthday reflection

Day 70 (of 185) an amazing birthday reflection Birthdays always seem to bring on some dedicated time for reflecting. Today I got a surprising birthday present, one that was not intended to be a gift, but…well….here’s the email: Hi Ian,  … Continue reading

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Day 69 (of 185) Christmas Concert Day (with a shoutout to @AmericanWifeABC )

Day 69 (of 185) Christmas Concert Day The hap-hap-happiest time of the year! Whether it’s the microphone cords not reaching quite far enough….. Or the phone call asking (again – in a loving way) if the concert is today and … Continue reading

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Day 68 (of 185) the pains of retro (aka back to reading report cards)

Day 68 (of 185) the pains of retro (aka back to reading report cards) Sometimes “going retro” is great – I’m really looking forward to getting my bands on a Nintendo Classic when more become available! Sometimes it’s not so … Continue reading

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Day 67 (of 185) Snow Daze aka impulse control

Day 67 (of 185) Snow Daze aka impulse control “I’m sorry Mr Landy” I always know that a student coming up to me and that being the first thing that they say…..well, the rest will be interesting…  On a day … Continue reading

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