Tweak It!

Katie Martin's thoughts on tweaking learning experiences and the way we do things resonated with me this week, particularly as I am in the midst of doing just that. A couple years ago I asked my grade 11 English students what could be improved or changed in the course. What did they love? What impacted…

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Be Revolutionary: Focus on the People

There's a revolution going on all around us. An innovation revolution. And an innovation revolution is just what we need to support our students and ourselves. If we truly want to do the best for our students we have to innovate. Teaching the way we were taught isn't going to cut it anymore. We need to…

Innovative Messages

What messages are you sending? Let's consider the messages we send when we innovate in the classroom. We show our students that learning is ongoing, a process and something to embrace - always. Innovation enhances everything we do. It makes life interesting. It creates passion. It's contagious. But most importantly it says we think enough…

The Seven ‘One’ders of OneNote

I'm sure you've heard of the Seven Wonders of the World... Wonders of the Ancient World: Colossus of Rhodes Great Pyramid of Giza Hanging Gardens of Babylon Lighthouse of Alexandria Mausoleum at Halicarnassus Statue of Zeus at Olympia Temple of Artemis at Ephesus NEW Wonders: Great Wall of China Petra Christ the Redeemer Machu Picchu…