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February 14, 2020 – 12:30 pm | Comments Off on The Kids Will Be Alright: Slam Poetry Meets English Language Arts422 views

Last spring, I was invited to Laval Senior Academy’s “It’s Complicated”, a vernissage of student visual arts and spoken word performance that blossomed from their partnership with the English Language Arts Network (ELAN) and the …

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

December 13, 2012 – 8:02 am | 4 Comments | 2,521 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 | 2,664 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 …