Learning Out Loud!

Sharing the Journey - As best I can

My Issue with 1:1 and Webquests

I think I have found my philosophical buttons. I come to my teaching each day satisfied in my notion that waiting, or even wanting, 1:1 device to student ratio is not only irrational, it can be detrimental to the learning that I am attempting to get my students to do. I find that 1:1 puts…

Reflecting on Reflecting

“Reflection is part of your work” However long this learning journey is, it has been made easier by the reflection that I do. Early on in my career, I tried to hide the disappointing, the embarrassing, the “not good”. It was uncomfortable to think about, and, in my mind, the traits of an unsuccessful teacher.…

And the Excitement Grows!

I am so excited to be learning from Marian Small tomorrow at her Math Leadership institute. I have been very grateful for the learning opportunities I have had with Kristin Phillips, a lead math learner in the WRDSB, and I hope to add to my knowledge bank with Marian Small tomorrow. I have never felt…

What’s in a Name?

Name Codenames and Codenames Pictures Players 2 – Lots Play Time 5 – 20 minutes per round Game Style Group Play/Discussion, Clue Giving, Connection Making Codenames is a great party game that makes you consider how different words or pictures relate to each other. You are a codemaster, in a race to reveal your spy…