Category Archives: Professional Development

More Math Maddness and Mentorship Reflections

Wow, I haven’t posted since October. I’m sorry to all of you who were following my blog that I have neglected you. My blog has been a reflection on my learning and growth as a teacher for the last 2 … Continue reading

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Talk, Talk, Talk workshop

I got the chance to attend a workshop after school today looking at the importance of class discussion and having students talk. We looked at a few different strategies: Word splash giving the students a word or image and having … Continue reading

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Righting the Ship Workshop – Jan. 11 2016

One of my goal areas this year is to improve my classroom management and find more ways to build community. This afternoon I had the opportunity to participate in a workshop from my school district on the topic.   I … Continue reading

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Nonfiction Writing Power Work Shop

Today I had the privilege to see Adrienne Gear speak on her Nonfiction Writing Power book.  It was a very informative work shop and full of ideas that I could grow as a classroom teacher and build into full units … Continue reading

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Nonfiction Writing Power Work Shop

Today I had the privilege to see Adrienne Gear speak on her Nonfiction Writing Power book.  It was a very informative work shop and full of ideas that I could grow as a classroom teacher and build into full units … Continue reading

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Ed-Tec Expo

Last Thursday I had the opportunity to share one of my passions with faculty and classmates at UBC as well as some practicing teachers. I got to share how I used ArcGIS Desktop in my practicum classroom to enhance my … Continue reading

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More Questions and an Engaging Digital Learners Night

Today we continued to work on our International Engagement Project and researched Poland as we are excited to know more about the country that our letters are going to. Many of my students asked some good questions again today as … Continue reading

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Professional Development Day – Delta Museum and TC2

  Today I attended my first professional development event; I attended a work shop put on by The Critical Thinking Consortium at the Delta Museum. I spent the day there with 2 other TCs from our “sister” middle year’s cohort. … Continue reading

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