Author Archives: colleenkr

Have You Participated in a TLLP Project? Please Share Your Experience(s) with Technology!

Next month, Leanne Oliver and I will be leading a session for new TLLP groups. We are going to provide a variety of technology options for these new groups, such as Google Tools, Flipgrid, TeachOntario, Twitter, Telligami, etc., but we … Continue reading

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The Benefits of a Flexible Workplace Day

The transition between semesters is hectic, to say the least.  High school teachers enjoy tying up any loose ends from first semester, marking culminating tasks and/or exams, calculating final marks, writing report cards, and preparing for new courses that begin … Continue reading

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One Word 2018

I’m not sure if there is a term for the kind of moment that helped me realize what my #oneword2018 would be, but maybe someone who reads this post will be able to help me find it.  What is it … Continue reading

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Too Much

This year has been tough.  I discovered that I have limits because I pushed myself past them; my commitments, projects and goals became too much as I began to cope with a variety of health concerns in my family, including … Continue reading

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Listening

Yesterday, I listened. Doug Peterson recently spoke with Stephen Hurley on VoicEd Radio and together they discussed one of Doug’s blog posts which highlights some of the work by educators in Ontario.  I paused when I listened to these gentlemen … Continue reading

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Leadership: Faith in Others

  Somehow, through a series of fortunate events, I am benefitting from the support of other leaders.  My career is beginning to evolve and it is only through my relationships with strong and secure leaders that I am able to … Continue reading

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Creating a Test with Students

Tests = stress, but maybe there’s a better way to create them… My grade 11 class is studying the Renaissance, and we have been busy taking notes from the videos we’ve been watching that help us understand the era.  To … Continue reading

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