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Teaching With Inquiry

Jan 23, 2018

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In this replay episode we revist a topic that is important to inquiry and that is knowledge builidng. Knowledge building with your students is a vital component of inquiry. But it is not a one way knowledge transfer from teacher to student it is a collaborative learning experience between teachers and students. Join me...


Jan 23, 2018

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With a new year comes new year resolutions. Is it time to try something new? Every year I pick 2-3 things that I want to try in my classroom. With so many new initiatives and things coming into the classroom we cannot do it all. So I pick three areas that I want to focus on trying. This year there are three things that...


Jan 3, 2018

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Autonomy: the power to be independent and free; freedom from external control or influence. Increasing student autonomy in my classroom has led to - Classroom management is easier - The time I take to plan a lesson, or unit etc has decreased - I develop stronger relationship with my students - Teaching is easier...


Get Your Students To Love Writing

Jan 3, 2018

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When I first started teaching the focus was on getting students to read and get better at math. For me, that was what my focus was on. I didn’t really have a ‘writing program’ or really any structure to get my students writing and writing consistently. Then there was this defining moment when I had my class list...