Monthly Archives: December 2017

Day 75 (of 186) my Pinterest moment

Day 75 (of 186) my Pinterest moment I’m hard on myself when it comes to art. I know my Pollock art creations and a few others have been well received….but I never really had something that was “mine” – though … Continue reading

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Day 74 (of 186) a day of games

Day 74 (of 186) a day of games   I am a strong believer in the power of “Games” to augment learning. I have believed that my early use of PacMan helped me understand that when you “level up” things … Continue reading

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Day 73 (of 186) a day of building and tearing aparts

Day 73 (of 186) a day of building and tearing apart I’ve heard the phrase “de-constructed” a lot in education. I like how it is used in restaurants to essentially have the pieces of a meal separated (and I know … Continue reading

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Day 72 (of 186) day of music and 45/15 schedule still working

Day 72 (of 186) day of music and 45/15 schedule still working I think I’m really liking the 45/15 Finnish schedule (45 mins of work with a scheduled 15 minute “distraction” break) because even though I am a proponent of … Continue reading

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Day 71 (of 186) a first thematic Finnish day

Day 71 (of 186) a first thematic Finnish day   I have class that struggles with transitions….so I decided to change things up and add some more transitions….sort of….     I have long been a fan of the idea … Continue reading

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Day 70 (of 186) so….are you Mr Landy?

Day 70 (of 186) so….are you Mr Landy? Always a loaded question when in public. Even more so when out at a staff get together….in public…. There have been good moments (a shout from across a random Tim Horton’s on … Continue reading

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Day 69 (of 186) 12 (educational) pains of Christmas

Day 69 (of 186) 12 (educational) pains of Christmas From https://g.co/kgs/3ZGCk5 The first thing at Christmas that such a pain at school is no snow on the sledding hill The second thing at Christmas that’s such a pain to me … Continue reading

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