Tag Archives: Ontario

Morning in Red Rock

I woke up one minute before my alarm. 5:29 am. A confused and sleepy dog beside me, I quickly got up, grabbed a light jacket, my phone, and slipped the harness over Cooper’s fur. There was already a hint of … Continue reading

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Art + Innovation

Every now and then, a student will surprise me.  My grade 9 art class is studying the Group of Seven, Tom Thomson and Emily Carr as part of their final task.  They have some written work as well as a … 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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Using Google+ Communities to Encourage Feedback

Last semester, my students enjoyed using a Google+ Community to discuss ideas with students in Mexico.  This semester, my grade 12 students are using a  Google+ Community to connect with each other, with me, and their student-teacher. It isn’t always … Continue reading

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Learning At #OTRK12

This past week I was fortunate enough to attend #OTRK12 (On The Rise K-12 Digital Learning) in Mississauga.  I thought I’d be able to post about what I learned right away, but to be truthful, I’m still processing many things … Continue reading

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Great Timing

What a funny coincidence that I read Brandon Grasley’s blog post  on the same day that I saw my first grey owl! Today, I took my camera with me on my trip to Thunder Bay in the hopes that I might see … Continue reading

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