Log in to follow, share, and participate in this community. Not a member? Join Now! Galileo experimented, pondered, and tested theories thereby laying the foundations of what we now know as the scientific method. He was also a keen observer, inventer and thought deeply on almost everything - definite... A humble imitation of Margaret Atwood's reveries on a piece of bread. Imagine a classroom. You don't have to imagine it, you're in it right now. The colourful poster on the wall with the sparkly starts that says "Shoo... The discovery of Reading Recovery began at the intersection of research, practice and policy concerns--too may aboriginal children in New Zealand were falling through the cracks and nothing was being done about it.... As I watched the news features, Facebook post and countless Instagram stories flooding mass media with George Floyd’s inhuman death, I could not help but think about the ramifications for our students and how ed... The end of June usually signifies celebrations and reminiscing about the school year. This year of course is a very different experience for staff and students and I’ve been reflecting on that. With inspiration ... REPOST AS A BLOG... I've been battling the demons inherent in how remote learning has been rolling out in Ontario since this all kicked off: Dusty World: Surviving First Contact With The Enemy &... I’ve lost track now of how many weeks we are into remote learning in Ontario but I believe it is nine weeks and entering our tenth. I have been doing a lot of self-reflection throughout this process both ... During the teaching of the AQ Course called Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, I often introduce students to the work of Ron Ritchhart and Project Zero from Harvard’... Note: Learning resources, webinars, and webinar recordings are posted below. SHARE widely.
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Lynx Coding — Free for Canad... Taking IT Global is an Ontario based not-for-profit organization that has been empowering youth and supporting educators for 20 years. peter.skillen and I are involved in a project called Code To Learn in partner... Due to my past work as an Educational Consultant, I have been getting lots of questions from neighbours, friends and family about how to manage this unusual time. So in the spirit of supporting one another, I thought ... A little while ago I read a “Saturday Email” from George Couros, Something Personal, Professional, and Profound – (Email #2), where he talked about the importance of systems over goals. He ponde... MIRROR, MIRROR, ON THE WALL…Usually, when we talk about reflection in education we are referring to assessment and evaluation. We evaluate through reflecting, that is, thoughtful consideration (#7) or meditatio... "If we want to live wider and deeper lives, not just faster ones, we have to practice patience -- patience with ourselves, with other people, and with the big and small circumstances of life itself." M. J. Ryan ... "If we want to live wider and deeper lives, not just faster ones, we have to practice patience -- patience with ourselves, with other people, and with the big and small circumstances of life itself." M. J. Ryan ... I love old maps. They speak to me of adventure, exploration, new worlds. Ultimately, they tell stories, and being an English teacher, I love stories! Sea map of Portugal Gedaente en ... vant Landt van Portugal; from... There is a lot of talk about mindset in education today, and I agree, it is important; I just think that we put too much emphasis on only one type of mindset and we need to broaden our scope. I see mindset on three le... You do not have access to this content's place You do not have access to this content's place The darkest hour is just before the dawn. Let there be light. (A teacher’s life) DAWNIlluminate, elucidate, fill with curiosity and wonder. MORNINGBring to light. Use a light touch. Trip the light fantastic...