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    Course 5 Update- What I've Been Working On...

    A quick check in post... I wanted to write to check in and to let you all know what I've been up to. I do so much reading about what you are up to through your blog posts I thought it's about time I fill you in on what I've been working on. Probably
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    Checking in with Course 5 project: eportfolios

    Okay, Coetail, here we go, course 5.     I have taken a break from actively blogging about my Course 5 progress, but the few Coetail graduates I’ve spoken to are warning me against such breaks. So the other night I sat down to reflect o
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    Course 5 Final Project: Making Connections

    Here is my final project video (sorry for the length). https://youtu.be/Z1Ft-zB5RTg My unit ended up being more of an introduction to making connections and blogging. It is something we will be working on all year long. If you are interested
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    SAW the problem, SEE the solution

    flickr photo shared by thedailyenglishshow under a Creative Commons ( BY ) license Hi, Can't believe this is the final official blog of the COETAIL course. It has come around so quickly but has been a really enjoyable learning journey and I am
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    Course 5 Final Project

    Well, its hard to believe I am writing my last COETAIL post. Not my last blog post ever thanks to my COETAIL experience!  What a journey it has been over the past year and a half. I have learned so much which has enhanced my teaching; its hard to kn
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    @msabbysclass1 Global Connections

    [caption id="attachment_197" align="alignnone" width="300"] https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-person-people-hand-73805/CC0 License[/caption] The past couple of years I have worked hard to get myself connected to other educators on Twitter. This sch
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    Redefining the Readers Workshop: My Course 5 Final Project

    Photo Credit: harvlad Flickr via Compfight cc The why For the final project, Morgan and I decided to use the reading strategies my students had learned in our first two units of the Readers Workshop to create reading strategy videos. We knew th
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    swaying with the challenges...

      I must be the greatest procrastinator around. I have been meaning to write and it’s not as if there was a mind block. I had plenty of ideas but for some reason or other, kept putting it off. Enough!!! disappointments... When I wrote my
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    Did I bite off more than I can chew?

    Photo Credit: Neil Tackaberry Flickr via Compfight cc Starting from scratch Have you ever felt like there's not enough time in the day to complete everything you need to do? That is how I have felt since I started at my new school in August. Comi
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    Revisiting My Final Project

    After having a really hard time narrowing down my ideas for my final project to two, I have finally decided what to do. Changes We have a new PYP coordinator this year who has challenged our thinking. This has lead to our units being a little d
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    SEESAW- The ups and downs of teaching

    [caption id="attachment_229" align="alignnone" width="960"] Pixabay photo upoaded by Antranias under a Creative Commons license.[/caption]   Annnnddd we are back!!! Who knew a summer could go so quickly!   The first few weeks ba
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    E-Portfolios - Getting Started

    In my Unit 4 Final Project I shared an 'Understanding by Design' Template, which I will use to guide this project. As this is a year-long project, I only anticipate completing the first stages to submit for my Grade 5 project. In my last po
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    Fitting One Million Into One

    [caption id="attachment_189" align="alignnone" width="300"] CC0 Public Domain[/caption] My head is racing with a million ideas for my Course 5 project. There are so many ideas that link and fit together in some way.  Now taking those million idea
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    Stars and Wishes

    If only... In my ideal world, I would have iPads in my classroom for my kiddos so that they can use them regularly and tech usage would be student-centered instead of teacher-centric. But alas! I have just one iPad (mine) and one computer to wo
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    Striving for Transformation

    [caption id="attachment_156" align="aligncenter" width="300"] flickr photo by katiahildebrandt https://flickr.com/photos/129626372@N06/18192681343 shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-SA) license[/caption] At the beginning of the year, I wanted