Monthly Archives: April 2019

Day 145 (of 187) connecting to Mrs Malm (scottish dancing that is…)

Day 145 (of 187) connecting to Mrs Malm (scottish dancing that is…)     Today we had the first of four sessions with a community member coming in to work with (most of) our classes on some scottish dancing. I … Continue reading

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T3D #20 Three Math Thinkings (thanks @mathgarden)

I think its time we push further on how we do the maths – I will always remember my son refusing to do all of a math worksheet because “he already did them” and when I pointed at 9×2 and … Continue reading

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Day 144 (of 187) from a blog to something … more?

Day 144 (of 187) from a blog to something … more? This week I “leaked” something a little more than my daily reflection blog. I like the informality of a daily blog. I don’t pretend each one is inspirational, but … Continue reading

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Day 143 (of 187) is @AJRBrothers making the “album release” a thing again?

Day 143 (of 187) is @AJRBrothers making the “album release” a thing again?     My girls love AJR. By default, it has become regularly played in our vehicles – especially with road trips. And tonight – their album dropped… … Continue reading

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Day 142 (of 187) when summative matters… (and yet sucks)

Day 142 (of 187) when summative matters… (and yet sucks)     One of the best things in sports is playoff hockey. A multi game series that puts all the formative assessment of the regular season into a summative assessment. … Continue reading

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T3D Avengers Endgame

I am so excited about Avengers Endgame – even though its to showing in my local theatre so I have to wait a week!!! But here are three things I’ve been thinking about it as the end of this Marvel … Continue reading

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Day 141 (of 187) I went down the math rabbit hole… Mathematicians Lament by Paul Lockhart

Day 141 (of 187) I went down the math rabbit hole… Mathematicians Lament by Paul Lockhart     After seeing many prompts to get Mathematician’s Lament by Paul Lockhart, I finally gave in. And I could not be happier – … Continue reading

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T3D #19 Three Mandela Affects:Effects

The Mandela Affect (Effect?) is a fun rabbit hole to explore – why do our brains remember the way it remembers – often opens more questions than actual answers….but fun for some discussion as well!  

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Day 140 (of 187) sensory rooms

Day 140 (of 187) sensory rooms I love sensory rooms. Especially the times I’ve been in schools with “little rooms”. My first exploration was with one small room as a sensory-focused room – with lighting with a dimming light, fidgets … Continue reading

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Day 139 (of 187) #BlockBreaker – a great book by Brian Aspinall aka @mraspinall

Day 139 (of 187) #BlockBreaker – a great book by Brian Aspinall aka @mraspinall     A great book looking at some differentiated approaches to rethink our classrooms and schools in a way to be responsive to our learners and … Continue reading

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