Making the Most out of Twitter as a Professional Learning Tool

I can’t recall when it was exactly when I realized the potential of Twitter Teachers – perhaps it was when browsing Tumblr #education tags and realized a large community of professional educators all around the world (well more so in North America) using social media to communicate their experiences with administration and in the classroom.… More Making the Most out of Twitter as a Professional Learning Tool

Day One : #StaffNotStuff #StudentSuccessAlways

Discussing digital responsibility, and citizenship today made me feel incredibly lucky to be an educator for our digital age students. I, along with 13 other Elementary Occasional Teachers have such a breadth of knowledge to share with each other and the students that we will interact with over the next few months. My main goal… More Day One : #StaffNotStuff #StudentSuccessAlways

TeachingChannel.org Go Visit ASAP!

Not only is the production value of the tools just as impressive as the content on http://www.teachingchannel.org, it has considerable brought my teaching to a new level. Kids covered The Teaching Channel during my first semester of teachers college and having my first exposure to an international teaching network is something I’m forever thankful for.… More TeachingChannel.org Go Visit ASAP!

Sensational Attitudes are the Ultimate Organizational Tip

There are evenings in which I know for sure I am not alone in my endless discoveries on the sweetest but defining Pinterest.com. Perhaps it’s an initiation to the teaching world but from what I’ve seen on the endless organizational boards, are pins tacked up there from individuals much more creative and spatially aware than… More Sensational Attitudes are the Ultimate Organizational Tip

The Arrival by Shaun Tan: One of my Favourite Texts

When I was in perhaps my third year of my Drama in Education and Community undergraduate degree, my professor led us through a story drama within an overarching theme of immigration and when I came across this graphic story by the incredibly talented Shaun Tan at the 2012 Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators… More The Arrival by Shaun Tan: One of my Favourite Texts