Category Archives: PD

#IMMOOC – Summary

In my most recent post, I went through all my notes from the book, videos, and chats from the #IMMOOC experience and basically did a brain dump of the things I highlighted. Now, to further the reflection process, I have … Continue reading

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#IMMOOC – Reflection & Impact

This was the last week of #IMMOOC – and I feel sad that it’s over! It was so wonderful to connect with so many other like-minded educators from around the world. The good thing is we can all stay connected through … 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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STAO 2016

I spent Thursday and Friday at the STAO conference in Toronto, and it was so awesome to be back! I used to go when I coordinated the CPSX outreach program, in an exhibitor/presenter role. This time, I was there as … Continue reading

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Physics ABQ

I just finished my Physics ABQ, so now I’ll have three subject qualifications (Math, General Science, and Physics). As part of the final collaborative inquiry project, we are required to share it somehow. Since I am not teaching right now, … Continue reading

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