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When giving feedback, relationships matter, but so does what you say and how you say it

“However, the thing that really matters in feedback is the relationship between the student and the teacher. Every teacher knows that the same feedback...

Can you make a 3D map of Canada? Constructionist vs. Instructionist Strategies

This post is also posted here. I’ve been teaching grade 9 Geography for over 15 years now and when I say 15 years, multiply...
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Reflections on my first year in a “gradeless” or feedback-focussed classroom

This is cross-posted on our group blog: THROWING OUT GRADES TO ENHANCE LEARNING: FEEDBACK-FOCUSED EVALUATION We have now had two weeks of school and...
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Google Without Tears #TLDW2016

Slides from today’s presentation    

100 days project blog hop

It’s been three weeks since I completed #the100dayproject where I took a picture or video during a walk and posted them on Instagram (with the...

High fives

I don’t think I’ve ever given a student high fives for completing a worksheet. However, we did lots of celebrating today when my Grade...

Letting go of the worksheet–letting the students shine

What does 21st Century learning mean to you? That is the question for our  #peel21st community “blog hop.” Check out my response below then...

Let’s stop fighting about which LMS is best

Since I am finishing my 3 years in the Instructional Technology Resource Teacher role, I’ve had several people ask me lately which Learning Management...

Office 365 iPad Workflow

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