Monthly Archives: October 2019

Day 42 (of 189) if every day were Halloween…

Day 42 (of 189) if every day were Halloween We had a book fair this week and in looking at some books stumbled upon a great reminder on a Wonder themed agenda: Which is similar to the tv show “the … Continue reading

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Day 41 (of 189) parent-teacher meetings in the age of eportfolios

Day 41 (of 189) parent-teacher meetings in the age of eportfolios One of my favourite comments from a teacher when we evolved to using efolios was her reflection that: a) most of the artifacts of learning that parents saw come … Continue reading

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Day 40 (of 189) the joy of frustration

Day 40 (of 189) the joy of frustration I freely admit that there are times I guide students into frustration – a zone where the brain can do neat things as long as it’s not in that zone too long … Continue reading

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Day 39 (of 189) @bcpvpa #bcpvpaCL2019 reflections @petermdewitt @GabScrimshaw @NVIT_JohnC

Day 39 (of 189) @bcpvpa #bcpvpaCL2019 reflections @petermdewitt @GabScrimshaw @NVIT_JohnC @petermdewitt was our first keynote “teach the kids we have, not who we wish we had” https://goo.gl/whekYO   And this doesn’t take into consideration the sidebar conversations and connections … Continue reading

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Day 38 (of 189) PPBL – aka shaking up how to get math 11…

Day 38 (of 189) PPBL – aka shaking up how to get math 11…     Yes…it would’ve been better if it was day 42 (the number that is the ultimate answer….) but we are feeling ready to share more … Continue reading

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Day 37 (of 189) codings new entry: Marty via @roboticalLtd @roboticalBen

Day 37 (of 189) codings new entry: Marty via @roboticalLtd @roboticalBen I’ll admit I was a tad sceptical when I got a DM from Robotical asking what my school is doing for STEM. I get emails frequently about what we … Continue reading

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Day 36 (of 189) love author visits – thanks @deborah_hodge

Day 36 (of 189) love author visits – thanks @deborah_hodge     It’s not always easy to get authors into rural communities.  Whether it is a scary drive or a two-ferry wait there are many non-financial obstacles to getting the … Continue reading

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