A Shift in Thinking…

Have you ever flipped your mindset?!? Have you ever took a different stance on things…tried something outside the box? Well, surprisingly this past Friday during math I was dealt a curveball. I printed off multiplication worksheets for the students to complete so I could work with a guided math group of students struggling visualizing multiplicative Read More…

Innovation and Invention in STEM Learning

Wow – wihat an amazing day we had today! S. Mattice and I have two wonderful Nipissing Teaching Students; Presley Sibbick and Joe Bishop whom went above and beyond with a fantastic day of STEM learning at their home campus on Wellington in Brantford. Working diligently with Dr. William’s our Nipissing Rockstars created, implemented and Read More…

#MiEExpert Inquiry & Learning

So I have been hooked; I have been immersed and thoroughly engaged into a new enlightened world of teaching. Over the coarse of the last few years; I put a new 5 year plan in place which was to become thoroughly involved in tech to enhance my teaching pedagogy, enhance parental involvement and most of Read More…

Write to Give….and so much more!

So, this year we have ventured into uncharted waters into a fantastic Foundation called ‘Write to Give’. This foundation works with World Teacher Aid to provide fantastic new books for those less fortunate. Archer’s 3’s have signed up; wrote a few different parts of various stories (helping out when there are holes to be filled) Read More…

Something ‘Epic’ has occurred!

So, this year I decided to go ahead with another year of ‘Epic’ Reading within my grade 3 classroom! Epic is an amazing online (also offline – if resources are saved within individual student libraries). I am super lucky to have such an amazing group of eager digital-aged students with the classroom, as they have Read More…