We’ve all been there. You’re leading a lesson and feel it falling flat. The engaging activity you planned isn’t getting the hook in deep enough. Then a student asks you something that you don’t know the answer to. How do you respond? Do you feel undermined that you don’t know all the information for a […]
I get asked often: “How do you know all this?” And, as I support teachers learning how to leverage digital the quick answer is that I spend time learning. I never stop learning! I am aided and abetted in this learning by a wonderful team of coaches, and facilitators, who share their passion for learning […]
“It has become fashionable to say that our present epoch is an information age, but that’s not quite right. In truth, we live in a communication age and it’s time we start taking it seriously (Forbes).
School Library Learning Commons play an important role in our school communities. In the DDSB we are very fortunate to have school libraries in each and every school location. If you haven’t used your school library recently you might be asking, why are libraries so important? How have they changed? Are these places still relevant? […]
Engaging students can be a challenge, and helping them retain important points can be difficult. In an effort to have students actively and purposefully work through key components of Culinary Arts, Ms. Tyrell has created a “Breakout”! A breakout is a digital task where students must enter the correct answer to progress to the next […]