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The redesigned curriculum requires teachers to “redesign” or rethink our assessment practices. How do you assess a student’s understanding? Join us on Saturday April 27th to discuss. #edcamp #sd40learns
3 tips for creating a safe classroom for young children:
1. It’s OK that children notice difference—embrace it.
2. Offer children time & support to resolve their conflicts.
3. Conduct community & family check-ins throughout the year.
A quick update on the New Westminster cohort 6 weeks into the program! @mrjtyler @newwestschools @khachlaf @adadintheburbs @SabineDecamp
We tried our @farmtownmeats top sirloin steak quite rare this weekend. Seasoned with a generous sprinkle of kosher salt, a healthy grind of black pepper and then two minutes of searing heat for each side. We enjoyed it.
#beef #grassfedbeef #steak #… https://t.co/wsQ7EkoJkJ
Category Archives: Growing Food
The potatoes planted in our bins of coconut weir have now sprouted! Please follow and like us:
Last year during the gardening season I tried to make a pallet garden. Sadly that did not work out as well as I had hoped and I have basically given up on it in favour of planting potatoes in bins … Continue reading
It was a warm and sunny morning so my immediate impulse was to get outside and do some gardening. Yesterday I was at Gardenworks over in Burnaby and I picked up a bag of asparagus roots. Today I prepped … Continue reading
My pallet garden “experiment” has not gone as well as I had hoped. I managed to get a few feedings of spinach, radicchio and kale out of the garden but it quickly dried up whereas the spinach and kale growing … Continue reading
I have blogged Front Yard Garden and I will probably blog about it again in the future but quite simply, I love my front yard garden. And if anyone tells you they don’t have time for gardening, they don’t understand … Continue reading
I have discovered (much like Europeans say they “discovered” North America) a very tasty and intriguing new vegetable – the chayote squash. Next to my mother’s home lives a Chinese family and the grandmother from that home is wild about … Continue reading
Today we went on an urban-farm adventure in our neighbouring city of Burnaby and visited in real life a place that I frequently “visit” online – Urban Digs Farm. Yesterday I read a news piece about how the ongoing drought … Continue reading
Although my frontyard garden is sort of coming to a close, the reality is, growing veggies isn’t just for the summer. Many veggies (read that as kale) benefit from maturing over the winter and harvesting in the spring. As well, … Continue reading
I remember when I was a kid living back on the family farm, we didn’t gave good and reliable refrigeration or access to fresh veggies so we always had jars of sprouts in a variety of stages of readiness. Alfalfa, … Continue reading