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Like a lot of people, I like to listen to podcasts. I have a dog that needs walking and I enjoy running to keep fit. As a result, I have a lot of time to …

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Article Archive for November 2012

Getting Creative With Practical Science Assessments

November 26, 2012 – 10:28 am | One Comment | 2,124 views

Hand-ons labs or inquiry-based activities are the most engaging ways to learn about science. The Quebec Education Program guides us that the main steps involved in developing practical skills are: defining a problem, developing a …

A Mentoring Model for Professional Development

November 15, 2012 – 3:04 pm | 2 Comments | 2,102 views
Beakers

I’ve always been interested in the way professionals learn (or fail to learn) in practice. As far back as 1998, when I worked with the South Shore School Board (yes, before the linguistic school boards!) …

Continuing the Conversation: The Art of Commenting on Blogs

November 7, 2012 – 12:03 pm | 2 Comments | 2,517 views

I have been blogging for more than 5 years. I started because I felt, as a teacher, if I was going to ask students to write, I had to write myself. I was starting to …