Monthly Archives: January 2020

Day 96 (of 189) Poetry in Review #throwbackthursday for #literacyweek

Day 96 (of 189) Poetry in Review #throwbackthursday   Poetry is often very experimental – which I why I liken it to twitter….   And historically, poetry has been an amazing place for exploration – and in my past I … Continue reading

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Day 95 (of 189) #BellLetsTalk – mental wellness IN schools (part of My Rant) thanks to @heylandsberg @sicknotweak @hattiegladwell among others who share and lead!

Day 95 (of 189) #BellLetsTalk – mental wellness IN schools (part of My Rant)     My Rant on mental wellness (anxiety) in schools has made its rounds – from a text to a blog to Tedx talk and even … Continue reading

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Day 94 (of 189) #literacyweek Poetry as Reflection – a #tossbacktuesday share

Day 94 (of 189) #literacyweek Poetry as Reflection – a tossback tuesday share     When I was in university working on my Bachelors of Education Degree – there were two key moments of work that had me thinking about … Continue reading

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Day 93 (of 189) #LiteracyWeek: Poetry – backwards day

Day 93 (of 189) Literacy Week: Poetry – backwards day     This year, our schools theme for Literacy Week is poetry! One of my favourite writing formats (and formed most of my courses for my English Literature major!) and … Continue reading

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Day 92 (of 189) thoughts on Range by @davidepstein “Compare yourself to yourself yesterday, not to younger people who aren’t you.”

Day 92 (of 189) thoughts on Range by @davidepstein Compare yourself to yourself yesterday, not to younger people who aren’t you. I like the introduction – especially the reflection on Tiger Woods and his rise to fame – specializing early … Continue reading

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Day 91 (of 189) to share or not to share – @keithbaldrey

Day 91 (of 189) to share or not to share – @keithbaldrey A leaked memo from the @bctf leadership made some waves….. https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/leaked-bctf-memo-details-stages-toward-provincewide-teachers-strike Also led to some interesting questions about whether or not leaked information should be shared….particularly timely when … Continue reading

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Day 90 (of 189) on my sons birthday

Day 90 (of 189) on my sons birthday It is wild to reflect on the changes since my son was uninvited from a middle school “that had tried everything” (we still had some ideas … but… it was clear they … Continue reading

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