Tag Archives: engagement

The Primary Pad Buzz

After hearing about one of our teacher’s experience and witnessing the excitement of the students, I knew I wanted to give PrimaryPad a try with my own classes.  It went really well, for the most part.  The second class I … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Persistence and Collaboration

One of our Grade 5 teachers tried something new a couple of weeks ago. It turned out fabulous, but not without a few hiccups.  Her class is studying the environment, so she wanted to have her class collaboratively answer a … Continue reading

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More Tech Resources

In the past couple of weeks, I have done a lot of exploring and learning online.  I am amazed by what I find and what is now on the internet.  I can’t believe I have seemingly been missing out on … Continue reading

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Teachers Must Entertain

The other night, as I read A Framework for Understanding Poverty, by Ruby Payne, I found some of the Hidden Rules Among the Classes very interesting.  Payne says that “the bottom line in generational poverty is entertainment and relationships” (pg. 41), This intrigued me.  Relationships I … Continue reading

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