Category Archives: E-Portfolio Artifacts

Middle School Guided Math

Another year is well underway and this year I’m teaching grade 6 in a middle school. To see what my classes have been up to check out their blog divy.missyounger.com. This year I’m trying something new with my math classes. … Continue reading

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My Plan for Growth

As a teacher it is important to keep learning and developing, the world that we live in is constantly changing and we need to adapt and change with it. I am looking forward to continuing to grow and learn from … Continue reading

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Outdoor Place Based Learning

What happens when you take a class of 30 students out doors? laughter deep thinking exploration getting messy challenging assumptions hands on learning experiential learning place based learning happy students smiles All of the above? I had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Hands on Experiment – Oil Spill in a Bucket

My Practicum class spent the month of May exploring life on the BC Coast we looked at the plants and animals we could find on our local beaches, we also looked at ways people both help and harm the ocean.  … Continue reading

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Geographic Information Systems in the Classroom

  I was first introduced to GIS as an undergraduate student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, and at first I found the discipline challenging, I found learning to use the soft-wear difficult as ArcGIS seemed counter intuitive at first.  it wasn’t … Continue reading

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My Education Journey

I have always had a passion for maps and mapping and have explored the concept of mapping with my students this year. I decided to bring my love of maps to my e-portfolio. The map is interactive , click on … Continue reading

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Education Philosophy

My teaching philosophy is rooted in the idea that I want each of my students to flourish and reach their full potential. “Flourish: grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way, especially as the result of as particularly favourable … Continue reading

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