Monthly Archives: November 2017

Day 59 (of 186) december eve

Day 59 (of 186) december eve   I love December – especially as a december baby who was NOT held back a year….yet knowing others who (may have) benefitted from starting a tad later – continuing the ongoing debate about … Continue reading

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Day 58 (of 186) Hey Jealousy

Day 58 (of 186) Hey Jealousy   I admit to liking the Gin Blossoms song….and it pops up on those occasional times where I have to admit that I’m jealous. And today was a day where the pupil surpassed the … Continue reading

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Day 57 (of 186) ‘the bottom line’ – another “what would @tweetsomemoore do”

Day 57 (of 186) ‘the bottom line’ In theory, consequences are: if student does x then y happens. But it’s not even that cut and dry in math let alone when people are involved. Even trickier when wondering how a … Continue reading

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Day 56 (of 186) #Movember to Remember & last call to support my $42 goal at https://ca.movember.com/mospace/13678833 #sicknotweak

Day 56 (of 186) #Movember to Remember and last call to support my $42 goal at https://ca.movember.com/mospace/13678833 #sicknotweak As Movember comes to an end, the talking about mens health needs to continue. Too many men of all ages take their … Continue reading

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Day 55 (of 186) extrinsic rewards aka payment for ___

Day 55 (of 186) extrinsic rewards aka payment for ___ One of my students made an observation: if I didn’t give free time for kindergarten supervisors during silent reading time, nobody would be a supervisor. He’s right, too. When first … Continue reading

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Day 54 (of 186) T(ec)hursday enhances by @cuebc #cuebc #t(ec)hursday

Day 54 (of 186) T(ec)hursday enhances by @cuebc #cuebc #t(ec)hursday We are half way though our loaner period with the @cuebc 12 pack of iPads and Spheros “loaner pack” and I’m starting to dread sending them back. One of the … Continue reading

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Day 53 (of 186) relying on the kindness of strangers

Day 53 (of 186) relying on the kindness of strangers The quote may have started with “a streetcar named desire” but I love it when “bonus people” come into the classroom. I’ve had parents emerge and lead discussions (and projects!) … Continue reading

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