Monthly Archives: January 2017

Day 93 (of 185) why mystery skype? With thanks to @korytellers

Day 93 (of 185) why mystery skype? With thanks to @korytellers Why do a mystery Skype? There is almost certainly going to be tech difficulties (as there were). The questions kids want to ask won’t be questions (kinda like “those” … Continue reading

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Day 92 (of 185) ever thought about the future of teacher librarians?

Day 92 (of 185) ever thought about the future of teacher librarians? Received a message today from a colleague who knows that I have been a teacher-librarian and now get to be a principal librarian: I have just received an … Continue reading

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Day 91 (of 185) why @Bell_LetsTalk should be more than just one day #BellLetsTalk

Day 91 (of 185) why @Bell_LetsTalk should be more than just one day #BellLetsTalk   Mental wellness has stayed in the silence of shadows for a long time. For too long it has been a sign of weakness to admit … Continue reading

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Day 90 (of 185) My thinking on the Worst mom @freerangekids 

Day 90 (of 185) My thinking on the Worst mom @freerangekids  This eerily mirrored a conversation I had with one of my teachers on our drive home from a school ski day. We were chatting about the limitations of “play” … Continue reading

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Day 89 (of 185) so often that “last run” is “one too many”

Day 89 (of 185) so often that “last run” is “one too many” I’ve used a skiing analogy a couple of times when talking with people about their retirements -sometimes you are near the end of the day (career) and … Continue reading

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Day 88 (of 185) a fiction book review thanks to @theweirdteacher

Day 88 (of 185) a fiction book review thanks to @theweirdteacher It’s been awhile since I’ve read fiction. I’ve got a pile of education and biography books beside my bed and in my iPad and it seems like fiction keeps … Continue reading

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Day 87 (of 185) encountering a different kind of “final”

Day 87 (of 185) encountering a different kind of “final” Love stumbling on something “different”. This weekend I caught wind that a local secondary was trying something a little different for their socials students….. Some colllaboration and creativity to think … Continue reading

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