I loved Back to School throughout my career as an educator. I loved buying new school supplies. Choosing new posters. Back to school clothes shopping. Fresh bulletin boards. Welcoming students to a new school year. I was a big believer in tapping into student excitement to be back and involving them in creating an inclusive culture. The concept of “inclusive classrooms”Continue reading “Back to School for Teachers: Building Classroom Culture”
Category Archives: professional learning
Although I have not always thought of myself as a writer, I have always been one. I have Holly Hobby diaries recording the events of my life – who I liked, where I had ridden my bike, what Nanny Keenan had cooked for Sunday dinner, what my older sister and cousin said, and who hadContinue reading “Why Blog?”
Exploring Educational Change with Educators in Vancouver, British Columbia
Educational change is an exciting topic with he promise of many pro-active, positive changes in educational systems around the world. I am working with secondary teachers at Royal Bridge Education Group in Coquitlam today. We will be engaging in learning about educational change and responding to the ideas using strategies and tools to engage learnersContinue reading “Exploring Educational Change with Educators in Vancouver, British Columbia”
What is Powerful Professional Development?
“three elements I believe are required to exist in an infinite loop for professional development to be powerful enough to implement personal and systemic change”