Category Archives: Curriculum

Global Read Aloud 2014

The Global Read Aloud is coming this fall (starting October 6 – November 14). For the duration of these 6 weeks, teachers will read aloud a book (or books by a particular author for primary-aged students). Learn more about the Global … Continue reading

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How Did He Learn That?

Part of my teaching assignment is as a Learner Support Teacher to Grade 1 and Grade 2 students.  Some of these students I have been working with since they were in Kindergarten.  I witnessed some of them cry when they … Continue reading

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School Makes Our Students…

Okay, I am a bit behind on things I want to blog about, but here it goes… Back in March (yah, March), there was a lot on the web about what happens when you type “School makes me” into a … Continue reading

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Educating to the Edges

As I mentioned in a recent post, I really enjoy listening to podcasts.  I find some real gems of ideas and resources through some amazing educators through listening to their podcasts. Some of these resources really resonate with me in … Continue reading

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Global Read Aloud

If you have not heard of the Global Read Aloud, well, you should look into it!  This is a wonderful opportunity for students and teachers from around the world to come together to read, share, and discuss books! There are … Continue reading

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Shareski Shares

My list of blogging ideas is getting so long!  It’s been so busy with work, that I have found little time to blog about all the things I want to. Instead, I’ve been trying to keep a list. The first … Continue reading

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Life-Long Learners

This summer, I read a number of interesting, informative and inspiring books. The Connected Educator: Learning and Leading in a Digital Age by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Lani Ritter Hall was one of the books I read. Not only does The … Continue reading

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Some Plans For This Year

I have a new role in my school this year.  In addition to being the Vice-Principal, I will also be one of the Learning Support teachers (last year, I was the Early Literacy Teacher and the Intermediate Prep teacher for … Continue reading

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Connected Educator Month

August is Connected Educator Month Throughout the month of August there are a numerous activities, discussions, keynote addresses, panel discussions, webinars, book groups, etc… to participate in. I have had the opportunity to attend a few of these worthwhile events … Continue reading

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We Need to Get These Kids Reading!

I was reading a blog post tonight written by someone I admire in my PLN, Jessica Johnson (@principalj on Twitter). She is a principal in a K-5 school in Wisconsin.  She is a principal whom I’ve been following for the … Continue reading

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