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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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Bridging the Great Divide: Adopting and Adapting the Middle School Model

December 13, 2012 – 8:02 am | 4 Comments | 2,342 views
PHS Grade 7 Team Teachers

 
Until recently, I hadn’t spent an inordinate amount of time pondering the impact of the transition from elementary school to high school on the psyche of our students here in Quebec. Although the tumble from …

Imagining a more meaningful and contributive future for education

December 5, 2012 – 9:15 am | 2 Comments | 2,506 views

Last year I wrote a blog entry about my online History course, and about my efforts to bring “reality” into my classroom.  I described trying to make my course relevant to 16 year olds, went …