Started Apr 30, 2012
Teaching from under the floorboards!
December 2, 2013
This year, I am teaching in Coquitlam. It is a big move to the big city. Instead of easing into retirement, my husband and I have moved to the big city. A retired Professional Forester, he commutes to the city centre to work on the 19th floor with a Natural Gas company. It is a huge project that is not yet part of anything…Continue
Posted on December 2, 2013 at 1:33pm
I found a chart on Teach thought www.teachthought.com and it helped me format a chart that might help to describe the process in an UDL class.
Often Inquiry and Project Based classes are for students who have figured out the learning and the behaviour. In a diverse class where the learning community honours and includes each and every learner, what can it look like?
The following chart tries to…Continue
Posted on November 11, 2013 at 7:35pm
“I used to think that it was the teacher’s job to figure out what I knew. Now I care about my learning because we have been given choices about what and how to learn. I like this class because we work together and I can show my learning in a visual way.”…Continue
Posted on June 27, 2013 at 6:30pm
The Grade 10's in another class shared their mindmaps with our Grade 9 class. Their central image was meant to be a picture that answered the question around Canadian Identity. After a semester of looking at the 18th and 19th century Canadian history, they were to answer that question by creating a central image. They had to zero in their learning after synthesizing so much information and create a picture.
I like the mindmap with a Canadian flag and in the centre the words…Continue
Posted on June 19, 2013 at 4:34pm