When I think of the classroom environment, I see a space that is un-cramped and uncluttered, a space with access to natural lighting and fresh air. I see an open design area where there are decent spaces in-between desks and chairs, so students and teacher can move effectively around the room, where students have the […]
I had a conversation with a colleague last week about teacher presence and how to define it. We discussed how people sometimes believe that you either have it or you don’t or that it refers to the space that a teacher takes up in the classroom because of their personality, voice or physical size. However, […]
To “Educate the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”
I very much liked the idea of being able to visit these mini-conferences, and found the first key note speaker’s presentation inspirational. Her continued passion for what she does is contagious! These are exciting times my cohort friends! We are approaching the cusp of […]
Today we started with the one word exercise where we expanded on its meaning and reflected on the practical aspect of it during our practicum. Although we came up with …read more
Setting up a learning environment with explicit expectations and intentions, support student self-regulation and help students make choices that lead to successful learning.
Team Facilitate: Ms. Charlton, Mr. Estevez, Mr. Green, Mr. Lee, Ms. Singh, Ms. Smiley
“Connections are made when one is open-minded, welcoming (and welcomed) and positive, which results in an overall rewarding experience where students are intrigued.”
Collaboration of efforts from: Jon Charles, Meliza Y, Jasleen T, Sara W, Denis S.
Dynamic collaboration is layered and diverse. While teaching a specific lesson, we often found that if we were teaching math, we were also teaching so much more. Collaboration is working together towards a common goal but there are multiple ways to get to that goal. Team Collab – Darrien, Jacqueline, Jessica, Jolene and Rasheena