Category Archives: Practicum Reflections

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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Chinese New Year and Jump Rope for Heart

This Thursday was yet another busy day in Division 4. This week we were doing stations for Chinese New Year and a read aloud on the topic. I started the lesson by introducing the topic for the day with a short … Continue reading

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February 5

I cannot believe that it is already February and we are nearly half way through the bachelor of education program! This Thursday was a typical busy day in division 4, our morning started as usual with us doing our Big … Continue reading

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A Special Visit for Division 4.

While yesterday was not a normal practicum day I was able to spend the later part of the day from after recess on with my class.  We had the fabulous opportunity to have one of the members of the Canadian … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Be Back

Wow three weeks away from school is a lot. While I came back feeling rested and ready to work again I felt like there was a lot of starting over to be done as well, new classes, instructors and even … Continue reading

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Anger Mountain and Fort Construction

Sorry for my late posting, it seems that every time I sit down to write something comes up and distracts me . Last week was our second to last practicum day of the semester, and it feels weird to know … Continue reading

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An Interesting Day

Yesterday morning I din’t know what to expect when I walked into school, because when I woke up I saw a text message from my SA saying that she would be away. I admit I was nervous I had no … Continue reading

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Another Busy Day in Div. 4

One thing is for sure there is never a dull moment in my practicum classroom. Yesterday morning we jumped right into our day with our Peace Circle and Restorative Justice program, this week we were focusing on defining conflict and … Continue reading

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Assembly, Anti-Bullying Day and More Thoughts

This past Wednesday I had the opportunity to attend my school’s Remembrance Day Assembly, I feel very privileged to be allowed to attend the event at the school and am very grateful that my FA, SA and the Program Coordinators in … 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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