The shooting in Ottawa is a sensitive issue as are many of the problems the world is facing at this moment. As educators and parents we want children to be aware of issues, but it
One of the benefits of having transformed my approach to teaching over the past 5 years is the number of interesting people I have the privilege of meeting who work outside of ‘traditional’ education.
On October 22 a shocking event took place in Canada that made news around the world. For the second time in a week a Canadian soldier was killed on our own soil. The first, Patrice
Idea Diversity is a central priniciple of Knowledge Building. Below are anchor charts that hang on our walls.
I had a chance to chat with Michelle and Jane about integrative thinking and share a bit of wha I’ll be presenting on November 6 at Bring IT Together in Niagara Falls.
Below are select slides from my presentation at the Association for Media Literacy: Surveillance, Social Media and Marketing
EQAO (the standardized testing that takes place at the end of the year for grades 3 and 6 students in language and math) is a reality for Ontario teachers; it’s not going anywhere. So what
One of the many things I love about the tools of Integrative Thinking is the language we now have to describe and analyze our thinking. Students learn to recognize that they select from the vast