Go Ahead – Try It On!

Trying Things On I have a confession. I like to go shopping. Yeah, it’s a bit weird but I like to wander around stores and look at what’s new.  I use to enjoy going shopping with my girls when they were younger (and would let me go along!)  Now, my boys and I sometimes just…

Blogging as a Professional – Jan. 28th #saskedchat

  Blogging as a professional The January 28th #saskedchat explored Blogging as a Professional. Now, there has been a great deal written about the benefits of blogging and many connected professionals who do a great deal of blogging will attest to the benefits. Teachers who have a classroom blog discuss the many benefits to the process…

The Human Side of School

In a recent Switch and Shift article How Technology is Challenging the Human Side of Business, Pam Ross discusses her role in helping leaders bridge the technology/human  relationship gap. The thing is, technology impacts our workplaces and our culture like never before. To the same degree, it also provides ways to better connect, communicate and…

Friday Resource Review – Pearltrees

Pearltrees is an online curation service that allows the user to store and share their own items, pictures, notes, writings and also collect and share items from the web. Pearltrees, the place to organize all your interests, has gathered more than 2,2 million contributors, over 3 million monthly active users and 70 million items. In 2012,…

#saskedchat – September 10, 2015

Our chat this week centred around School Culture. Participants reflected on the importance of positive school culture on the learning and relationships of teachers, students and parents. Participants shared ideas and resources for building and shaping a positive school culture and the important role that students and parents play in developing a school culture. Check…

Classroom Design – #saskedchat August 13th, 2015

Our chat this week was focused on Classroom Design. Participants shared their ideas and insights about creating a learning environment which includes students’ input and adapts to students’ needs. Participants shared great resources and their experiences of making changes to the classroom that included getting rid of the teacher’s desk, adding standing desks, couches and…