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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 #LearningLine Challenge

A few weeks ago, I invited people to participate in a new project.  My post was called “Draw a Line for Me“, but my very clever friend Rodd Lucier thought of a better way to share the project:  a hashtag. … Continue reading

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Growth Mindset: Hacky Sack Style

I’m an art teacher, but every now & then, I’m asked to teach a different subject.  This year, I have a full schedule of art except for one period of Geography.  It’s already been a great learning experience, and we’re … Continue reading

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Teaching and Growing

Each semester (or year, if you’re an elementary teacher) is a fresh start, a new life.  You have new students, new personalities, and new dynamics.  There is so much to learn, and it’s all so exciting!  Wonderful young minds come … Continue reading

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A New Beginning?

My son and I discovered a seed inside a nectarine over a week ago.  A special seed.  For some reason, it had started to sprout, so we decided to see what would happen if we encouraged it to grow a … Continue reading

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Malala

Should we ignore the plight of women’s issues in developing countries because we feel that equality has been achieved in Western society?  Are we a bit too comfortable, knowing that we’re doing alright, and the issues in other areas of the … Continue reading

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Moving On!

There are so many benefits to having students grow and prosper in your class.  In a way, your classroom becomes a home of sorts, and your role mimics that of a parent as these fledglings prepare to leave the nest. … Continue reading

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