So my tenure at Castlebrooke Secondary School has come to an end. After two years, I will be moving back to Central Peel Secondary school as Head of Social Sciences. While I look forward to my new role, I look back to some amazing experiences and of course the wonderful people I met along the … More What I will miss about Castlebrooke
I was tagged by a fantastic colleague of mine Velisa Anusic to reflect on #10goodthings. I really feel honoured every time being mentioned and asked to participate in #peel 21st edtech leadership blogs. There are so many great teachers in our school (Castlebrooke) and board who are doing fantastic things with their students that it’s … More Re: 10 Good Things – A Reflection.
Originally posted on Engage Thinking:
I just had a conversation with a student in my class that made me really happy. I got a student to believe that her figuring out information, made her a lot happier than me giving it to her. I got her to impress herself, and to believe that she can…
This months technology blitz at Castlebrooke secondary school was highly successful. The goal was to run several “lunch and learns” on each Monday in the month of November, on various themes presented by various staff members. Wednesday’s were open to staff to visit our “tech den” during lunches to collaborate and share or learn about … More Reflections on our November technology blitz
Online vs face-to-face learning: why can’t we have both? http://theconversation.com/online-vs-face-to-face-learning-why-cant-we-have-both-34135
Technology that puts the classroom in students’ laptops http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/technology-that-puts-the-classroom-in-students-laptops/article21627186/?click=sf_globe
Hi everyone, So I know most of you are ‘seasoned veterans’ with the blogging world and so I am very excited to be joining you all with my first post! The Question: What does 21st century learning mean to me? I think it means a lot of things. I will try to answer this question … More Greetings from a Blogger “Newbie” #peel21st blog hop