All year, I’ve been working with my students on the fact that they are never “done” learning. There is always something else that they can do. Many students are now creating… Read more »
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I have been lucky enough to have worked with excellent Teaching Assistants, whose role is to assist in reaching the goals for children on Individual Education Plans. Teaching Assistants are… Read more »
In class, we’re just finishing off our math unit on area and perimeter. I started today’s math class asking the students to create irregular shapes using any tools that they… Read more »
Three small children approach the teacher on duty. Small boy with slight grin masked by concerned eyes and a quick walking pace. Slightly smaller girl with tears in her eyes… Read more »
Today was the best math class ever! We’re just starting our geometry unit, and the students are learning about triangles. In class today, the students were put into groups, and… Read more »
Arriving at school early on Tuesday morning, I booted up my classroom computers as I always do. It was then that I noticed a problem: they didn’t connect to the… Read more »
Every day, I have bus duty after school. I work with another teacher, and we wait until everything has quieted down outside, and then we let the buses go. Today,… Read more »
Tomorrow, the Grade 6’s are participating in a Duct Tape Challenge. As part of our Science Unit on flight, the students have been challenged to design and build a flying… Read more »
It sure does feel tough to be an Ontario public elementary teacher right now. Amid protests, walkouts and constant media coverage, I am going to work with what feels like… Read more »
When I was in school, I remember thinking that teachers knew everything. After becoming a teacher, I thought that it was also my job to know everything. It was really… Read more »