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Student Voice at Pope

The last couple of months at Pope, (or any school for that matter), are always incredibly busy as there are people trying to get credits, going on field trips, planning proms and graduations and summer holidays. So much to do … Continue reading

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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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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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“If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.”

One of my VPs has this proverb posted in his office and it is one of my favourite. In case you have missed it, I am a sucker for YouTube clips, TED Talks and great quotes! I think I like … 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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How I spent my time (Out of School) this week

This was a very busy week at BPJPII, but a rather exciting one. I was out of the building for 3 days, (truly this is getting to be a problem that I will have to address), but truly the majority … Continue reading

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