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February 14, 2020 – 12:30 pm | Comments Off on The Kids Will Be Alright: Slam Poetry Meets English Language Arts428 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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Life as a Pre-service teacher, Part 1 “Experiential Learning: Teaching Beyond the Classroom Walls”

October 26, 2013 – 9:17 pm | Comments Off on Life as a Pre-service teacher, Part 1 “Experiential Learning: Teaching Beyond the Classroom Walls”1,997 views

I have had the pleasure of working with pre-service teachers since 2003.  My years at McGill and now Bishop’s University have been filled with countless hours of joy, discovery, debate, and of course learning.  Throughout …

Plugging into Parents: Using technology to build and sustain positive parent-school relationships

October 9, 2013 – 9:18 am | Comments Off on Plugging into Parents: Using technology to build and sustain positive parent-school relationships2,289 views

As the mother of three, I’ve had the experience of engaging with two different school boards, three schools, and a great number of support, teaching and administrative personnel over the past 10 years. Although I’m …

Visual Notetaking: Tapping into other modalities for learning

October 2, 2013 – 11:05 am | One Comment | 6,403 views

 
I’ve become intrigued by the idea of visual note-taking. I admit, I haven’t really tried it yet, but it’s something I want to explore. I’m no artist, but from what I have read and seen, …