As I quickly rushed down the hallway of Seneca Trail Public School, I couldn’t help but stop mid-stride as I saw a number little students completely engaged in their learning. Seeing them so focused was what made me inquire further as to what they were working on. It was from conversation with both the ECE […]
So your school has purchased some robots? Now what? A lot of schools have recently purchased coding and robotics kits through their Matchbox grants and to be perfectly honest, a lot of teachers are too busy and too intimidated to crack open the box. It is okay to dive in without being an expert; this […]
What is your position in your classroom? Are you the transmitter of knowledge? Are you a facilitator of learning? Are you a designer of experiences? Chances are that you are more the latters than the former if you’re here and reading this. But how much control do you need to have? How tightly are you […]
One of the amazing parts about being a teacher is that you are learning, too. There are so many options to explore. With a general never-ending to-do list, it can be hard to find yourself time to play with new pieces or parts of technology. It can be daunting! However, there are some small features […]
Is your classroom set-up to promote optimal student learning? Stand-up desks, wobble chairs, whiteboard tables, etc. are all being used to encourage students to take control of their learning. R. S. McLaughlin is taking this concept one step further and designing an outdoor space specifically to improve student achievement and engagement, while reducing anxiety and […]
You are not alone as an educator, you are part of the DDSB village. The mission always being to provide students with learning opportunities for their pursuit of knowledge.