Monthly Archives: February 2020

Day 116 (of 189) my thoughts on district assessments (almost a rant)

Day 116 (of 189) my thoughts on district assessments (almost a rant) Assessment thinkpiece The why – in our schools and districts case, I believe we are trying to collect some measurable data for the district that can have an … Continue reading

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Day 115 (of 189) when reactions and actions go high, we gotta stay low (and calm)

Day 115 (of 189) when reactions and actions go high, we gotta stay low (and calm) The “this time of year” that typically hits around day 113 of my blog continues. Emotions are still tight and reactions can sometimes be … Continue reading

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Day 114 (of 189) #PinkShirtDay2020

Day 114 (of 189) #PinkShirtDay2020     Pink Shirt Day. I love that it was started by students who wanted to help support another student. I love that it was a grassroots movement that has spread across the nation and … Continue reading

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Day 113 (of 189) woe be day one one three

Day 113 (of 189) woe be day one one three Well, I hoped that the unified Family Day holiday was going to disrupt this pattern, but we have entered an unexpectedly (though less so because of reminders like this) tough … Continue reading

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Day 112 (of 189) be prepared

Day 112 (of 189) be prepared So, one of the big weekend stories I heard from many learners today was about the Toronto Maple Leafs zamboni driver getting called into action as an emergency goal tender for an NHL game. … Continue reading

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Day 111 (of 189) #thankyougreta

Day 111 (of 189) #thankyougreta I admire Greta Thunberg tremendously. She has made a call to action that is hard to ignore. We can’t wait for changes to be made for the environment – they have to be made now. … Continue reading

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Day 110 (of 189) hundreds day

Day 110 (of 189) hundreds day Love “hundreds day” celebrations. I don’t remember ever celebrating the roundest number of days of learning as a kid -and of course as an educator we hit “100” sooner than students because of other … Continue reading

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