Category Archives: Learning

#IMMOOC W4 – Modelling Learning on the Go!

To inspire students to be innovative and take risks in the classroom, they need to see their teacher doing the same. So, I think an important part of creating an innovative classroom environment requires a teacher who is willing to … Continue reading

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#IMMOOC Week 3 – Old School Academic Thoughts

The 3rd week of #IMMOOC had us reading about the power of relationships and leaderships in innovation. The blog prompt has us reflecting on how far we’ve come with our thoughts about teaching and education. In my previous career, I … Continue reading

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#IMMOOC – Week 2 Reflection

This was the second week of #IMMOOC, and the focus of the reading was defining innovation, what innovation mindset is, and what the characteristics of an innovator are. Some key points that I highlighted are: Chapter 1: Having empathy for … Continue reading

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#IMMOOC Kick Off!

The online course to discuss George Couros’ book, The Innovator’s Mindset, kicked off today with a live YouTube chat with Jo Boaler (an amazing math educator)! Throughout the course, there will be blog prompts, and one from this week is: … Continue reading

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Two Weeks to Go!

In these parts, public school starts two weeks from today. I’ll still continue in my occasional teaching role (at least to start the year), but it will be in two school boards. Yes! I got hired by the school board … Continue reading

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Gift of Failure

I recently read The Gift of Failure by Jessica Lahey as part of a Twitter book club for educators. We would read a certain part of the book each week and then have a facilitated discussion via a Twitter chat. The general idea … Continue reading

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Supplying

This semester I’m an occasional teacher, and I’m excited for all that I will learn from it! I think being able to experience so many different schools, classrooms, courses, teaching/admin methods, room set-ups, etc, and to interact with so many … Continue reading

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