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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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How Should we Assess Students in Inquiry-based Science?

September 29, 2015 – 3:25 pm | 5 Comments | 2,051 views

The school year has begun and science teachers are working hard to develop and enact their inquiry-based programs. They are mindful of the fact that they have to not only assess their students’ progress as …

History of Quebec and Canada – Planning for a new curriculum

September 23, 2015 – 8:52 am | 2 Comments | 4,099 views

The 2015-2016 school year is here and I have the privilege of piloting the new History of Quebec and Canada program.  There are three other teachers piloting the secondary III program in the English sector, …

Beyond the Textbook: Righting the Math Course

September 15, 2015 – 10:44 am | Comments Off on Beyond the Textbook: Righting the Math Course1,976 views

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The lecture, textbook, worksheet, pop-quiz, test and exam cycle are the traditional delivery tools used in most schools to teach mathematics. It’s the way you and I were probably taught math. Teachers, at the …

Onward and Upward: Fostering a growth mindset

September 8, 2015 – 2:04 pm | Comments Off on Onward and Upward: Fostering a growth mindset1,740 views

Welcome back, learners!
I am honoured, for the fifth year in a row, to write the official back-to-school post on the LEARN blog.  How do I always come up with something fresh(ish) and new(ish) to write …