Monthly Archives: February 2018

Day 111 (of 186) The Struggle with Pink Day & Bullying

Day 111 (of 186) The Struggle with Pink Day & Bullying Pink day isn’t for everyone. It’s hard, but it’s true – for some the focus on bullying awareness hits a little too close to home and can sometimes lead … Continue reading

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Day 110 (of 186) the unexpected “gaps”

Day 110 (of 186) the unexpected “gaps”   Recently came across an article worried about the ability for kids to hold pencils: http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2018/02/modern-kids-can-barely-hold-a-pencil/ which I teasingly tweeted out “in support” because how many pencils will be in use in the … Continue reading

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Day 109 (of 186) Monday’s after 3 day weekends are hard

Day 109 (of 186) Monday’s after 3 day weekends are hard As my son said: when I can’t even make it through art, you know it’s a bad day. Then he tried to disappear into his jacket. Another student had … Continue reading

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Day 108 (of 186) clear feedback via #CrossCurrents18

Day 108 (of 186) clear feedback via #CrossCurrents18   Friday was a big Pro-D day – not provincial, but once upon a time, a “zone focused” opportunity – a chance to bring neighbouring districts closer to alignment in their ongoing … Continue reading

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Day 107 (of 186) mixed compliments

Day 107 (of 186) mixed compliments The other day I was dropping my daughter off at work and she started talking to a “regular” – who then pointed out that she loved my tedx talk and that reminded me that … Continue reading

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CrossCurrents 2018 PDF

Here is the pdf to my 2018 Cross Currents share on anxiety in education Anxiety Presentation

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Day 106 (of 186) sometimes feedback is harsh

Day 106 (of 186) sometimes feedback is harsh Based on a true story…. But even this isn’t “final” – retakes based on formative evaluations are available!

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