Day 32 Why Cant I

Why Can’t I? to How Can I? and How Can We? Continue reading Day 32 Why Cant I

CLmooc BC Affinity: What is this?

What’s this Affinity Book Club? Interested in “connected learning?” Interested in how students find their passions online? This conversation on twitter will provide insights. Continue reading CLmooc BC Affinity: What is this?

Curation: Weaving the Web

We seek our answers and converse and share with others through blogs, Twitter, online communities. We make sense of the information and adapt and remix to fit our own situation. We share out we learned. It’s a process of curation in a community of practice. Continue reading Curation: Weaving the Web

#clmooc teach writers

br /> Please read this important post by Kim Douillard: https://thinkingthroughmylens.wordpress.com/2014/07/08/a-burr-in-your-sock/ I’m thinking about these powerful words Kim wrote “I worry about who in our schools gets the most formulaic writing. Why are our English learners, our students of color, Continue reading #clmooc teach writers

A Small Voice Gets An Answer

      One Does What One Can A Small Voice is Answered Our dog loves this walk in the park below the transmission lines. She checks every message left by every other creature that walks here. And the scrubby Continue reading A Small Voice Gets An Answer

#nablopomo #nablopomoed Blog A Day 24 If only Professional Development

#nablopomo #nablopomoed  Blog A Day  24 If only… … all schools would learn this model, presented in this post, and the comments, by Tracy Watanabe Why? They respect teachers by empowering them to solve the issues regarding the school’s vision through Continue reading #nablopomo #nablopomoed Blog A Day 24 If only Professional Development

#nablopomoed #nablopomo Consider Grading Practices

Day 7 Today in class I explained a little about grading, not realizing this prompt today. Two of my students were upset at the question today because they were unsure of the answer. I reminded them that I would be Continue reading #nablopomoed #nablopomo Consider Grading Practices

What in the world… #teachtheweb Week 4

 For week four, I wrote learning goals using the provided template for a project I have started with my sixth grade students which we will continue next fall, hopefully in grades 6, 7, and 8. I will share this “Share Continue reading What in the world… #teachtheweb Week 4

Considering Issues and PLNs for Support #etmooc

I struggle with the issues of today’s education policies in the US. I know every teacher in my school is focused on our students’ learning. So all the negativity of “accountability”– degrades who they are, and they are wonderful teachers. Continue reading Considering Issues and PLNs for Support #etmooc