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About technolandy

Principaling on the Pacific in Powell River BC Pushing 'technologization' in education: blending technology and curriculum seamlessly. Advocate for better understanding of Anxiety in Education (and use of self-regulation) Utilizing ePortfolios & Descriptive Feedback to personalize learning!

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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Day 138 (of 187) toolkits

Day 138 (of 187) toolkits Sigh. Yes – a sigh…because sometimes people see things like adaptions as chests instead of tools. But adaptions are tools to help people do their jobs….their work….helps them do better. Whether it is more time … Continue reading

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Day 137 (of 187) triggers – can’t always know what they will be (the joys of trauma)

Day 137 (of 187) triggers – can’t always know what they will be (the joys of trauma) As Notre Dame burned https://globalnews.ca/news/5168799/fire-tears-through-notre-dame-cathedral-in-paris/ I couldn’t help but wonder….was this terrorism? Sine the Twin Towers fell….anytime something happens to something symbolic, I … Continue reading

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T3D #18 Three Annoying Questions

T3D #18 Three Annoying Questions     Three annoying questions that can be used to frustrate teachers. Wondering if shakespeare really wrote all his writing (Thanks to Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know) if da Vinci didn’t finish everything, … Continue reading

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Day 136 (of 187) my prethink on humour in the classroom for Sunday April 14ths #bcedchat on this topic!

Day 136 (of 187) my prethink on humour in the classroom for Sunday April 14ths #bcedchat on this topic!     I’ve always found a need for humour in education. So much of education, teaching and learning can be so … Continue reading

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Day 135 (of 187) Creativity #IILG imaginative leader…

Day 135 (of 187) Creativity #IILG imaginative leader… The April question from CIRCE and #ILLG on creativity is: What do you need to be a more imaginative leader. And while we could look at some “out of the box thinking” … Continue reading

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