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A Healthy Learning Environment: Play + Collaboration

It can be really intimidating to try something new for the first time:  a job, an exercise class, a project, a new recipe…  In fact, unless you have experience with something, fear can hold you back from trying just about … Continue reading

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Design Process Thinking: Mind Mapping

Last week, grade 11 art students began exploring their first major task:  #Canada150.  We devoted a few days to exploration:  looking through each of the artists’ sites and artworks, discussing their significance as well as our topic.  I wanted to … Continue reading

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#InnovatorsMindset

I’m in the midst of reading The Innovator’s Mindset because I’m taking part in OSSEMOOC’s Book Club (and because I was very curious about the book anyway!).  This week, we are supposed to be responding to a specific question, but I got sidetracked … Continue reading

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What Are We Thinking?

When Melissa Purtee published her post, “Choice in Student Reflection” yesterday, a lightbulb appeared above my head.  I also wondered why I hadn’t blogged about this idea earlier.  That’s the great thing about working with people I admire; their work pushes … Continue reading

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