The Importance of Reflection as a Teacher

When I was a student in my teacher education program at university I was very fortunate to have some amazing instructors. My program was a little different than others. My literacy and numeracy instructors were both award-winning coaches from the local school board who were on leave for a year to teach at the university.... Continue Reading →

Evolving Classrooms: Paper Portfolios…RIP

Where I am in my teaching career and where I work as a teacher, paper portfolios to showcase student achievement are a thing of the past. This is something that puts a smile on my face. In the modern age of technology, apps, blogs, and micro-blogs, there really isn’t a need for traditional paper portfolios.... Continue Reading →

New Teacher Advice: Ask for Help!

Seriously folks… Ask for help if you need it. All people who are new to the classroom need help and advice from others. You have decided that you had something of value to give to others so you decided to become a teacher. Whether in an elementary school in Toronto, a high school in Boston,... Continue Reading →

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