Tag Archives: SSLN

Getting Our Hands Dirty

The next week is going to be very interesting at Pope as we have a chance to do something that teachers rarely get a chance to do. We get to actually do something with our ideas. Now don’t get me … Continue reading

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Look to the future while honouring the past

I attended three “events” this week that caused me to reflect on the state of education and just my own philosophy about things. I gained some clarity this week through a Parent Engagement evening centring around social media, a Student … Continue reading

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One Down…

We started semester 2 today and so we are officially just past the halfway point of the academic school year; a perfect time to reflect a bit on the year so far and to look forward to things to come … Continue reading

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Round peg…meet your match!!!

  We are going to embark on a collaborative inquiry in our school and with a number of area elementary schools later on in the year, all around the concept of The Third Teacher. For those as yet unfamiliar, the … Continue reading

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If we could all be as collaborative as the AVENGERS…

This may be a bit of a stretch but please stay with me. I included a clip of the final fight scene from The Avengers for a couple of reasons. First, it is just a really cool movie and one … Continue reading

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The NeXt School

I am starting a summer writing project with Kevin Kerr that looks to not only define, but support a school as they look to become the NeXt School. This is a follow up to the work done last summer and … Continue reading

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Be Educational Surgeons

I came across this TED talk by Ramsey Musallam and it was so refreshing because it spoke to me of what a classroom should look like but it also spoke to me about what the teaching profession should look like as … Continue reading

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