Category Archives: TLLP

Unexpected Inquiry Lessons

I didn’t plan for the conversations that happened in my classroom today. I’ve never had them with a class because I hadn’t thought this way before. Let me explain. My grade 10 art class is a unique bunch that thrives … Continue reading

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Self-Reg: a Summary in #Sketchnotes

Earlier this month, TeachOntario provided a Professional Learning Series session with Stuart Shanker, author of Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage With Life, and founder of the MEHRIT Centre.  My current research into the … Continue reading

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Dylan’s Story

Dylan’s story is just beginning, and I’m happy to share some details with you (thank you to Dylan — and Dylan’s Mom — for allowing me to post this). Dylan and I have had several conversations since he took my … Continue reading

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Play: Essential for Learning

One of the most effective ways to nurture creativity is to provide an environment where artists can explore and experiment freely.  My grade 10 students were introduced to reduction printing this week, and we spent a number of classes having fun with … Continue reading

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Challenging Assumptions: Classroom Design

I love having conferences with my students, but my set-up needs work. Any suggestions? #TLLP #DiveIntoInquiry @925East #SGDSB pic.twitter.com/ovLJY0ogOT — Colleen Rose (@ColleenKR) January 19, 2017 Conferences have always been a part of my interactions with students, but I can’t … Continue reading

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Assessing an Evaluation: #DiveIntoInquiry

A conversation with Heather Theijsmeijer (see the tweets embedded below) made me do something crazy:  share my rubric. <gasp!> For some reason, I find it difficult to share my evaluation techniques with others.  I rarely get other perspectives on this really … Continue reading

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Hindsight is 20/20: #DiveIntoInquiry

 

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