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London Riots

What is happening in London?? The Globe and Mail’s front page article about the London riots states that one of one only unifying factors among the rioters is that they are almost entirely under 20 years of age! It also … Continue reading

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Graphic Organizers – [becomes/ is] – Data Visualization

How do we understand the information we see? How do we represent the information we have? What is the best way to organize information for different purposes/ audiences? Different graphic organizers are better for different purposes and we’ve been using … Continue reading

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School Collaborative Time

I was asked by a friend recently for input on my experience with scheduled collaborative time.  I got me thinking about ways we can not only build much-needed time into our school schedules but how we might plan and support … Continue reading

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Happy teachers, happy students

I am growing more and more interested in teachers within the learning community rather than students. Now, while actually at school my mind is almost always on my students. In my professional reading, though, I am consistently interested in understanding … Continue reading

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Many things

So much time has passed! Since the end of 2009: I started my Master’s of Education program at the University of British Columbia. I am currently in the department of Language and Literacy, focusing on Teacher-Librarianship however, I am likely … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers

Some of the folks in Susan’s and my roundtable discussion at the BCTELA conference wrote down some questions for us as we didn’t have much time to answer then at that time.  I said we would answer them here… and … Continue reading

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BCTELA/NCTE Regional Conference 2009

I have been meaning to post something about the recent BCTELA conference, which was actually, this year, an NCTE North-West Regional conference. I think it went wonderfully. All the educators who came to share their practice were of such high … Continue reading

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