What???!!!! My word wall has to go?????!!!!!!!After having been asked to make many changes to our teaching practice, this fall we were asked to take down our word walls. None of us could understand why.
In our Canada’s Links to the World text there is a section on Canadian inventions. It lists about 50 different inventions, with a brief explanation for each. I had asked the students to read the
For a lesson to meet the 21st century literacy goals, it must be structured to meet certain criteria, some of which are: Critical thinking must be paramount. Collaboration between peers must occur. Engaged, on-task, thoughtful
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There is consensus beginning to emerge about how 21st century schools should function. Having spent a great deal of time reading and searching the internet for this information, I present you with the common threads that
Lots.Lots and lots and lots.Which to some, particularly my children, would be self-evident, but to a teacher, especially one who has been teaching a long time, is problematic. Because there is a great deal that I do
What does it mean to be a teacher in the 21 century? Teachers in my own board of education have been struggling with this idea for several years. We have had a vast array of new expectations