The following post was written by Peter Douglas and it is posted on our website…we’ve been working together on inquiry-based teaching and learning. His classroom is our workshop! You can learn about our experience at Inquiry-Based.com.… More
About Louise RobitailleA teacher for 21 years, involved in a Teacher Learning and Leadership Project (TLLP) with the Ontario Ministry of Education. Our project is about collaborating, learning about iPad technology and inquiry-based teaching.
voicEd.ca has invited Canadian bloggers writing about education to post their “best” entry of 2012. This may a piece of writing to which they feel particularly attached, something that received some good response, or an entry that got others thinking in a different way.… More
While reading twitter, @dougpete mentioned an article from the National Post by Tristin Hopper called “Is the PD Day Broken? Professional Development Days May Do Little to Improve Teaching.” It talks about Bill Whelan’s (a Medical Physicist at the University of P.E.I.) recommendation as co-chair of a one year commission tasked with modernizing P.E.I.’s school system.… More
Today, I had a serious discussion with the principal at my elementary school about allowing personal mobile devices in the classroom. Currently, if a student is caught with a phone or iPod, it is taken to the office, where it stays for the day. … More
I think educators around the world would agree that students need to be engaged and motivated to learn. We know from research that children learn best when they are active and have some ownership in their learning.… More
I’m very excited about this opportunity. My goal for this school year was to be an author…and here I am! I’m working on a Teacher Learning and Leadership project (TLLP) with the Ontario Ministry of Education.… More
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