As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, communication in math is a focus for me as part of my Annual Learning Plan. Since returning to school after the holidays, I was thrilled… Read more »
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Issues in Education: From an American Perspective The summer before the Columbine shootings, I worked as a middle school AP. We had an opening for a French teacher; there were… Read more »
Last year, I taught a Grade 1/2 class, and for the first time in my teaching career, I started using Nintendo DS’ with my students. I read numerous blog posts… Read more »
I recently was discussing with my Primary students about how we are going to be using Social Media in the Classroom, and more specifically, about my plan to use Twitter… Read more »
Over her 30+ year career, Donna Baxter DeCourcy has been a classroom teacher, Special Education resource teacher, technology curriculum innovator, and literacy coach. She has had a variety of experiences… Read more »
How to have a real conversation about bullying with your Intermediate/Senior students “It gets better.” This is the mantra spoken in the media these days. It’s mostly adults speaking out… Read more »
Facebook requires individuals to be 13 years of age or older in order to use it. However, in our Elementary Schools there are more and more children logging in. In… Read more »
When I first arrived in Calgary in August 2006 I was on a Rocky Mountain High. Not only had I just recently graduated with a Degree in Education, but I… Read more »
Intermediate students are a fickle, but rewarding, bunch. They sit, teetering, on the brink of adulthood with so many doors open, and yet, they need your advice and guidance. They… Read more »
Blogging can be an excellent way for you to enhance your teaching career and your connection with colleagues and students. By following anonlinestep-by-stepguidetobeginyourblog, it will take no time to getting… Read more »