Politicians show the way It is not easy to be a politician and they certainly get their load of funny comments. This short video by
Month: August 2018
What do you want school to be?
There are many different answers to that question. It is a question worth asking now and then. We talk about the school of the future,
What happened to block scheduling?
Might I suggest a visit to our school? I just read this article: “Fiddling with Time in Classrooms” by Larry Cuban, and found it quite
Teaching how to use student blogs as a way of communication
Introduction Start of the new year and lots to do. To get to know your class and your students, to establish codes of collaboration in
The “Always Check” Approach to Online Literacy
I just read this article with useful tips on how to authenticate your newsfeeds. And that you should check everything, even material you are sure
Teaching close reading, a way to deeper learning?
Looking for ways to ensure deeper learning in your English class? Thinking about how you are going to work with different text types this year?
This was a bad day for Trump
But it might be a worse day for America Watch this video by Chris Cuomo where he explains what took place on Tuesday the 21st of
Teaching about what really happens to the plastic you throw away
TED Education Something to think about when planning those first lesson plans for your students. Looking for a topic that is relevant, interesting and intriguing?
First meeting with students in English
It is the start of a new semester and we are planning the first meeting with our students. Teachers are always anxious to get to
Extending your reach
Education’s Latest Secret Trend: Networking Networking is nothing new in schools. Most teachers have networks. But are teachers utilizing technology to expand their networks? “Networks
How much do you remember about Brexit?
Brexit What is Brexit? How many voted to leave the Eu and do we know how this is going to end? Let’s recap what happened
Teaching social studies with videogames
I’m certainly not a gamer myself, but I see the logic in using video games to teach some students. This article found here. Teachthought looks
Teaching podcasts in class
Narrative podcasts have their predecessors on radio newsmagazine shows and you can find many on CBC shows such as The Doc Project, Out in the Open, Now or