Monthly Archives: October 2018

Day 41 (of 187) the masks of Halloween 🎃

Day 41 (of 187) the masks of Halloween 🎃 Sigh. Halloween. Why doth thou vex me so? Thy treats are sweet; masks hide who sayeth hello. A chance to perchance be someothing from a dream Yet anonymity sometimes permits us … Continue reading

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Day 40 (of 187) reflecting forward

Day 40 (of 187) reflecting forward I was chatting with one of our schools teachers who has a son going through teacher practicums. In a shame-free plug, I’ve ordered some copies of Doug Robertson @theweirdteacher student teacher book The Classroom … Continue reading

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Day 39 (of 187) reminder that behaviours are communication

Day 39 (of 187) reminder that behaviours are communication As I had the student in my office and was asking him why they _________ it is admittedly difficult to remain patient when you just want to know what is going … Continue reading

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Day 38 (of 197) my prethink of #bcedchat Sunday 28th on robots replacing teachers

Day 38 (of 197) my prethink of #bcedchat Sunday 28th on robots replacing teachers I firmly believe that my next vehicle will be electric. I also believe that any jobs our future-robot-overlords can do better than us, they should…. If … Continue reading

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Day 37 (of 187) parent-teachers as a parent not the teacher

Day 37 (of 187) parent-teachers as a parent not the teacher First we were surprised at how full the parking lot was at the secondary school. Our previous experience was “front row” parking whenever we went. So I gotta admit … Continue reading

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Day 36 (of 187) happy birthday to the disruptive @apple iPod

Day 36 (of 187) happy birthday to the disruptive @apple iPod Honestly I do love the gag in Guardians of the Galaxy when starlord is given a Zune. Once upon a time there was a battle for MP3 player dominance … Continue reading

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Day 35 (of 187) tests like the fsa…. why so serious?

Day 35 (of 187) tests like the fsa…. why so serious? I recently read on drudgereport an article about how the class of 2018 had one of the worst overall results on some standardized tests than ever before. And it … Continue reading

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