I can’t tell you how excited I am to be nearly done with Coetail. Don’t get me wrong--it has been an amazing learning journey. I’ve made many great connections and pushed myself professionally way beyond what I would normally do as a direct
Well, here I am at the end of course five with my final project now completed! I have learned a great deal throughout my COETAIL journey and I’ve established a very large PLN group that I will continue to seek advice from long after everything is d
I’ll admit, I have been slacking off a lot during course five (though I have been teaching my final unit and trying new technology while teaching it) I have not been using my PLN at all in recent months. I realized I needed to catch up see what oth
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
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
Here is my final project video (sorry for the length).
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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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
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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The past couple of years I have worked hard to get myself connected to other educators on Twitter. This sch
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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
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!!!
When I wrote my
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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
After having a really hard time narrowing down my ideas for my final project to two, I have finally decided what to do.
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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Annnnddd we are back!!! Who knew a summer could go so quickly!
The first few weeks ba
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