Category Archives: Creative Projects

Welcoming Back Wonder

  Over the past few days I like many other teachers have been getting ready to go back to school.  This year is different from the last two in that I know exactly where I will be all year this … Continue reading

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Walking Across Canada In Our Own Gym!

“ From Vancouver Island to the Alberta Highlands, cross the prairies the lakes to Ontario’s Towers, from the sound of Mont Royals Chimes, out to the Maritimes”   For the last three weeks elementary students at LFAS have had the … Continue reading

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Valuing Creativity in the Classroom

  C is For Create   I spent this year looking at Creativity in the classroom as my inquiry project. I have been passionate about creativity and education since I was in grade 4 when I presented my first speech … Continue reading

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Dancing, Acting, Speaking and Pondering Peace

  I don’t know what happens once the week gets to Wednesday but I seem to run out of time to blog Wednesday and Thursday. Those seem to be my busy nights as I’m trying to take dance classes a … Continue reading

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Dancing, Acting, Speaking and Pondering Peace

  I don’t know what happens once the week gets to Wednesday but I seem to run out of time to blog Wednesday and Thursday. Those seem to be my busy nights as I’m trying to take dance classes a … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Day in Division 4

Today was centred on Peace in Division 4, while there’s never a dull moment in the classroom we did many things today around the concept of peace, from dance and drama activities, to stories, to discussion peace was on all … Continue reading

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Science and Socials and Spooks, Oh My!

I started the week doing great with posting every day but as my week got busier and I got more involved in the life of my classroom I had less and less time in the evenings to post on my … Continue reading

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Preparing for My First Lesson

Today is my last day on campus at UBC for 2.5 weeks! By the time we come back it will be the second week of November and nearing the end of my first term here at UBC. I’m really going … Continue reading

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I Met “My” Class Today!

Today was the big day, I got to officially meet the class I will be doing my practicum in this year. Needless to say I was more than a little nervous going to school this morning. My wonderful School Advisor … Continue reading

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