Monthly Archives: May 2018

Day 161 (of 186) video share of an inquiry

Day 161 (of 186) video share of an inquiry   My students have been encouraging me to do “some video sharing” – so since I’m not going to make our sharing session today, I did put together a little video … Continue reading

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Day 160 (of 186) low grades motivating?

Day 160 (of 186) low grades motivating? Even in the 1960s there was an understanding that letter grades themselves are not motivating. They can cause injury. They can lead to a disconnect from school because the learning is not as … Continue reading

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Day 159 (of 186) the learning society

Day 159 (of 186) the learning society I’ve been thumbing through my dads old journal and stumbled on a Thinking I like – the learning society. What the learning shows it values is what society expects….and can it work the … Continue reading

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Day 158 (of 186) Spoiler alert: the dog dies…..right?

Day 158 (of 186) Spoiler alert: the dog dies…..right? Spoiler alert: the dog dies. It’s almost universal and o know teachers who like reading books that will bring a tear to their (and hopefully most of the classes) eye. My … Continue reading

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Day 157 (of 186) from IEPs to Music – why personalized learning journeys are so important

Day 157 (of 186) from IEPs to Music – why personalized learning journeys are so important This was one of the “busy days” on my calendar. I saw it looking and starting to grow as each week passed. But an … Continue reading

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Day 156 (of 186) love different perspectives

Day 156 (of 186) love different perspectives

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Day 155 (of 186) an interesting conversation about homework

Day 155 (of 186) an interesting conversation about homework   During our 30:30 outside time (30 minutes outdoors for 30 days) one of my students approached me with an interesting question…. “Mr. Landy….I’ve been wondering something” <– a question that … Continue reading

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Day 154 (of 186) my drawnotes and non sequitor thinkings via a share by the always amazing @adriennegear

Day 154 (of 186) my drawnotes and non sequitor thinkings via a share by the always amazing @adriennegear

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Day 153 (of 186) on #OutdoorClassroomDay

Day 153 (of 186) on #OutdoorClassroomDay It’s not just about taking the classroom outside and doing “busy work”in the sun. It’s about thinking and doing differently and expanding the classroom to consider the outdoors as a bigger learning environment. I’m … Continue reading

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Day 152 (of 186) a rose by any other name?

Day 152 (of 186) a rose by any other name? A third of my class is off to a first “math Olympics” and I don’t know if I like the name we are calling these participants: mathletes. I get the … Continue reading

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