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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 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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Day 89 (of 189) gender affirming care and diversity

Day 89 (of 189) gender affirming care and diversity Training via our local SOGI team – with a sidebar that I like that the “singular use of they/them” that I used in my writing at the end of secondary/start of … Continue reading

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Day 88 (of 189) #bluemonday vs #mlkDay

Day 88 (of 189) #bluemonday vs #mlkday It a tarted as a marketing campaign to sell holiday – an equation led to the the third Monday in January being declared the most depressing day of the year. By “coincidence” #bluemonday … Continue reading

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Day 87 (of 189) what do 1-4 proficiency scales “mean”

  Day 87 (of 189) what do 1-4 proficiency scales “mean”     A good question was raised by the Calgary Board of Education as they look to refine the meanings of the proficiency scales…. https://ca.news.yahoo.com/changes-made-4-point-proficiency-183246463.html?soc_src=hl-viewer&soc_trk=tw   …because I regularly … Continue reading

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Day 86 (of 189) to call a snowday…or not…

Day 86 (of 189) to call a snowday…or not…   It is not an easy question to answer. Very easy to ask:   What if the roads are undriveable? What if the sidewalks are covered in ice? What if there … Continue reading

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