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That’s a Wrap!

I did it!!!  I can finally know what is involved in a documentary project assignment when I assign it to my students!  This is...
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My Grade 9 English team had the pleasure of teaching Gareth Hind’s beautiful graphic novel The Odyssey last quarter, which was super fun. In...
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Community Engagement: Facebook, Twitter, and Google Sites

Sharing, it turns out, isn’t just a buzzword: it’s an evolutionary trait.” The Power of Sharing from Joshua Harvey on Vimeo. Sharing I’ve been...
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Persepolis it is!

At the end of the last course, I wavered between two options for the final projects, and based on my gut and reader feedback, settled on...
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Cultural Frameworks or Persepolis?

Option 1: Intro to TOK–Who are We? Global Citizenship as Shared Knowledge Our school is currently in the process of getting the “International Certification”...
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A new way of saying Less is More: “Single-Tasking”

Our high school is 1-to-1, as mentioned in previous blogs. Using laptops and technology–for the most part–is second-nature. This was not always the case In...
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The Future Me

In order to make my predictions about the future, I will consider my past. The Past I began my career as a Teaching Assistant...
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All Work and No Play

  My son began kindergarten this year as a 4-year-old, because his birthday is September 17th, and the school cut off for entering KG-2 is...
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In which the question freak relinquishes control…

I am an Essential Question freak….I love them, plaster them on my walls, and refer to them constantly. See… Exhibit A   Exhibit B...
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S’more acronyms, please

While I remembered vaguely the term SAMR from the first COETAIL courses, just looking at the acronyms at first made me think: something cooked up...