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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 2014

Canadian Parents for French: Fier du bilinguisme canadien

November 25, 2014 – 10:53 am | One Comment | 3,837 views

Collaboration spéciale de Marla Williams, Coordonnatrice CPF-Québec.

Question de la rédaction: What impact has bilingualism had on your life? Share your stories here or on Twitter @learnquebec
Canadian Parents for French (CPF) est le réseau national de bénévoles …

No Risk, No Reward: The role of failure in deep learning

November 18, 2014 – 9:20 am | 4 Comments | 2,450 views

Do you always stay in your safe zone? It is perhaps appropriate that I am posting this blog entry on November 18, thirty-two years to the day that my husband passed away fairly suddenly. This …

Authentic experience: Students writing for real audiences

November 11, 2014 – 11:48 am | 4 Comments | 2,931 views

I was a first year teacher writing on the chalkboard, simultaneously trying to keep an eye on a room of rowdy secondary 2 students.  Suddenly, I heard the words that always  make me shudder.  “Sir, …

Against Islamophobia: Teaching Tolerance in Today’s Classroom

November 3, 2014 – 10:41 am | One Comment | 3,112 views

I suppose the word to best describe what I was feeling at that moment was shock.  Yes, shock which was instantaneously followed by surprise, disbelief and then uncertainty.  I scanned the room, my eyes searching …