Making Better Teachers Podcast 2 – The First-Year Teacher

  Do you remember your first year in the classroom? We certainly all do! It as a roller coaster ride to say the least. In this week's episode, we chat with first-year teacher, Greg Vice about the challenges and rewards he has faced during his first year as an elementary homeroom teacher.   Listen to... Continue Reading →

Making Better Teachers Podcast – Episode 1 – The Start of it All

There's a brand new podcast for teachers around the world. Host, Kevin O'Shea talks about this new show, where it came from and what to expect in future weekly episodes. Listen to the Making Better Teachers Podcast: Libsyn Player, Download Episode, iTunes / Apple Podcasts Coming soon to Google Play and Spotify...   About the... Continue Reading →

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 →

The AMAZING Classroom Makerspace

How do we encourage our students to be more creative? How do we foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills? In my years in the classroom, I have found that by having a maker space that’s actually inside my classroom has helped a lot. When I first came across the idea of a Makerspace for my... Continue Reading →

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