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If behavior management is your greatest concern as a teacher, it may be time to rethink the lessons your create. One of the most powerful tools to support positive classroom behavior is a highly engaging lesson! #TeachBetter
Question for teachers in BC teaching the redesigned curriculum; are your secondary schools offering Explorations 11 next school year? #redesignedcurriculum #bced #bcedchat #newcurriculum
Do you assign homework? Why? Does it have the effect you want it to have? Sometimes we need to take a critical look at what we do as teaches and be willing to change if it just doesn’t make sense for kids, families, and learning. #TeachBetter
Make 3 signs for your classroom
"It is not my job to rescue you from thinking" Jo Boaler
"It is not my job to do the thinking for you, it is my job to teach you to think" Alice Keeler
"I will not tell you anything you can look up."
Vegan lunch bowl at school today. Barley, green beans, spinach, and peppers with a cashew pesto sauce. Great taste sensations. Nice work @newwestcafe crew!
#gohyacks #nwss #highschoolcafeteria #vegan #lunch #veggies #eatyourgreens https://t.co/5ftHggOwx1
Category Archives: Life Musings
Remember me talking about the holiday theme photo shoot and the person there handing me the pics from our previous shoot? Did I mention that the previous shoot took place in August? And that they had previously printed the pictures … Continue reading
The most amazing opportunity in having twins is to see how two individuals develop while living in identical surroundings. First thing that we noticed is that Story, the Baby B, and smaller of the two at birth, is always on the … Continue reading
If you had twin baby girls at home who are too young to get vaccinated against the H1N1 flu and you worked in a place where some of the people believe it is important for them to come into work … Continue reading
I guess the twins did not get the memo about the clocks all being moved back an hour last night. Ususally at 6pm we take them upstairs and bathe them, get them into clean sleeping sacks, argue about how much baby … Continue reading
In support of the fund-raiser for mens’ health issues I have decided to shave my beardy-thing off and sport a moustache for the month of Movember. I suppose I will now have to look into how the fund-raining aspect of … Continue reading
So after our exhausting day with the twins yesterday we couldn’t even bring ourselves to make a salad for dinner. We were so wiped out I was sent out of the house to forage for food for us. Being semi-vegetarian … Continue reading
To the individual who emailed me to ask, “How do you come up with all this stuff” the answer is simple; I just go out the front door of my house. This is our life. I don’t think I could make this stuff … Continue reading
Story and I are home from our Sunday breakfast at Quan’s Kitchen, our local diner. Story behaved like a little angel this morning saying that the extra hour of sleep made her feel so much more rested this morning. Personally, I … Continue reading
Some have commented that I seem, well, let’s say, “gruff” with the people around me and the customer service people I encounter. And yes, this is in response to the emails I received re my Sears portrait experience and my … Continue reading
So the tears have stopped, the cries have abated, the twins are in bed asleep and I have a glass of Vino Collapso (wine from a box, surprisingly nice wine from a box I might add) in hand. What happened? … Continue reading