Dear Robyn: A Letter to a Beginning Teacher

Aug 09, 14 Dear Robyn: A Letter to a Beginning Teacher

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August 9, 2014 Dear Robyn, I am writing you this letter to officially welcome you to the teaching career and to remind you that YOU matter! Yes, YOU! Everyone talks about how important the children are, and they are!!! but YOU are important as well, in fact, YOU are probably the most important person. YOU are the one who determines...

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A Letter to a New Teacher

Aug 04, 14 A Letter to a New Teacher

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The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, the top of the live-long year, like the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning —Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting, Prologue This is the week of the summer where most of us who are somehow aligned to the rhythm of the school year pause to reflect. For...

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Signs of Positive Growth: Connecting the Dots—and the Learners

Many thanks to those who contributed to our first round of themed conversation at voicEd.ca. During the month of July, contributors were asked to think about one Sign of Positive Growth from the newly completed school year. It’s often tempting to be overwhelmed by just how much there is to do in our own education contexts...

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Positive Signs of Growth…

Our first voicEd.ca 2.0 discussion. It’s an invitation to reflect on a positive sign of growth from this past school year!

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Welcome to voicEd.ca 2.0

Jun 24, 14 Welcome to voicEd.ca 2.0

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Well, it has taken a couple of weeks longer than expected, but I’m thrilled to be able to welcome you to a newly designed interface for the voicEd.ca initiative! At this stage, it’s like inviting you to move into a new house, with the understanding that there are still some finishing touches that need to be added. Also,...

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