andCreative

Teaching with innovation and intent.

Amplify #2

The goal of the Amplify project is to share teacher voices.    I’m doing this in order to practise creativity and media production, but more importantly I want to: to … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Amplify #1

The goal of the Amplify project is to share teacher voices.    I’m doing this in order to practice creativity and media production, but more importantly I want to: to … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Smartboarding for Real

You finally got a SMART Board!  Now what?  Here are some things you might not do. Be the only one who uses it. It’s interactive.  Give your students a turn, or even … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

10 Reasons to Refresh Your Lessons with Media Literacy in the New Year

I am really feeling the importance of teaching media literacy in my junior classroom.  Media Literacy is so positively engaging, relevant, and cross-curricular. I’m hoping to pass on some inspiration. … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Case for Social Media in the Classroom

Let’s face it.  Social Media is everywhere and a very appealing means of communication for students.  While students may want to socialize, Social Media serves a far greater purpose.  It … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Unlocking Your Literacy Block

The following is an outline of my literacy block for this year.  Key word is “outline”.  My students and I want the security of routine, so I try to stick … Continue reading

August 23, 2012 · 3 Comments

September Set-up for Success

Here are five important actions you should take now to prepare yourself for the new school year: long range planning integration, over-planning your first term, communicating with parents and colleagues, … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

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