Tag Archives: Twitter

Focussing on Happy Moments

I’ve struggled to write this post for a long time.  I was going to sit down and write it as I approached each century mark, and I couldn’t bring myself to write because I didn’t know how to clearly share … Continue reading

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Sharing Genius Hour – “Simple to You and Amazing to Others”

Genius Hour and other models of student inquiry are necessary if we are going to spark the thinkers of the next generation to great heights of innovation, self actualization, and self-regulation of their learning. The next step we as educators, … Continue reading

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Making the Most out of Every Second

Below is a video shot in a relatively short time span this morning while my wife was running errands and I was hanging out with my 3 year old and my 21 month old.  It is a video inspired by … Continue reading

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Share it Maybe? – Share it and Choose2Matter!

It is has been a while since my family and I first watched the video below. With a 3 year-old and a 19 month old at home you can imagine how much of a hit seeing Cookie monster singing would … Continue reading

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Working on Presentation about “The iPad as an Assessment and Learning Tool”

This is a repost of a blog entry by my colleague and teaching partner Gallit Zvi. We are working on a couple pro-d presentation and would really appreciate the help of our awesome PLN. Any help you can give by … Continue reading

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1 More Fun Lane to Travel In

This post is inspired by Karen Lirenman (@lirenmanlearns). Her post “Why I Blog” was noted in this tweet I came across: I respect Karen tremendously and was intrigued about what was powerful enough to be said in so few words. … Continue reading

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1 Genius Thing We Did in Our Class This Year

This is a post long in the works and one that has seen many different versions prior to me pressing the publish button.  I hope you enjoy. This past year I shared with my grade 7 students an exciting and … Continue reading

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365 Opportunities to Learn – My Story

Lots of exciting learning going on in the Surrey School District I teach in. Thank you to Kristy Sveinson for starting the “Teaching Ideas” group on Facebook around April of last year.  At that time the few people I chatted … Continue reading

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Personal and Professional Growth

  This is a repost from my previous blogging platform. 2011 was a rough one for me personally with the passing of my father but on many levels it was a truly exciting time in my life.  My 2 ½ … Continue reading

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