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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: Parenting
As the heat wave continues to sit over top of Metro Vancouver and much of southern British Columbia I am looking for more creative ways to entertain my children while avoiding the heat as best I can. I previously took … Continue reading
Are there any words more frightening than hearing a young child saying “I’m bored”? During the summer months I am essentially a stay at home dad. As such I need activities to engage my children. Seeing as our neighbours complained … Continue reading
I have spent the first couple weeks of summer break reflecting on and thinking about how we do things in the K to 12 education system. One of the things I have been thinking about is the way we treat … Continue reading
I made a deal with my daughters for their birthday this year. The deal was, rather than buying them a toy or something that they might use for a short while and then set aside, I would buy them an … Continue reading
Just because I didn’t have enough places where my “voice” is able to be heard – other than here on my blog, on my Instagram, my Facebook, and my YouTube channel, I decided to start a podcast! You can check … Continue reading
If you want to know what it is like being a primary school teacher, have a look at this Kid Snippets video on the YouTube – Please follow and like us: