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About technolandy

Principal of Sorrento Elementary Educator pushing 'technologization' in education: blending technology and curriculum seamlessly. Advocate for better understanding of Anxiety in Education (and use of self-regulation) Piloting ePortfolios

Summer of Learning 2017 – reading, writing and math (?) for summer fun

Summer of Learning 2017 – reading, writing and math (?) for summer fun I’ve seen it frequently as summer approaches: read for fun. Sign out extra library books. Get a library card. Summer reading programs. Write stories. Journal about what … Continue reading

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Summer of Learning 2017 – Thinking about quitting isn’t quitting Hearing an interview with Robert O’Neil about SEAL training, he admitted to thinking about quitting. Every day. But it’s not the same as quitting. The advice he got was “don’t … Continue reading

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Summer of Learning 2017 – interviews

Summer of Learning 2017 – interviews     There are more interviews going on this summer than ever before (at least in our province). The readjustments coming out of the Supreme Court ruling on BC Schools has led to a … Continue reading

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Day 185 (of 185) the end.  If I learned anything from comics, is it ever The End?

Day 185 (of 185) the end. If I learned anything from comics, is it ever The End? We made it.  Done.  It’s over.  All comments I heard while helping grads sign-in to the arena hosting their ceremony. Happy that “the … Continue reading

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Day 184 (of 185) some CBT reminders as summer looms

Day 184 (of 185) some CBT reminders as summer looms It’s important to remember some of the key benefits to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Some of the easiest are: Listening to your body cues Seeing the body cues of others Coping … Continue reading

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Day 183 (of 185) on graduations

Day 183 (of 185) on graduations Is the ‘graduation’ of students from one site to another a celebration? For all? For some?  I recall my own June Graduation from k-12 as “not a big deal” because I still had more … Continue reading

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Day 182 (of 185) gotta read to lead – inspired by #bcedchat

Day 182 (of 185) gotta read to lead – inspired by #bcedchat Last nights #bcedchat (Sundays 7pm pst) had a focus on summer reading. And there are many choices – and many ways to do the reading. I’ve sorted some … Continue reading

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