Teach Like A Designer

Design is everywhere.  It seeks solutions that are both aesthetic and functional.  With a little bit of creativity and ingenuity we can make our lives easier and enjoyable.  Design has the power to build communities and maximize human potential.  Have a look at the following video and the many examples of the role design plays …

Quick Guide for Accommodating Students with Learning Disabilities

This is just a sample of a few characteristics of Learning Disabilities and some strategies you can use for each. Here is a more extensive list from York Region District School Board.

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 better, give them a designated time.  Make it a group work station, a learning centre, a checkpoint, a bansho wall, a drama backdrop, a presentation …