Category Archives: Innovation & Transformation

To Stream or not to Stream?

  DISCLAIMER: Streaming and Integration both have value,  I only aim to offer a different perspective and begin a conversation about how best to meet the needs of all our students. Should we invest resources into streamed programs, as a way … Continue reading

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ConnectEdCanada

Connect Ed Canada …  I was surround by passionate educators,  welcoming me with open arms, into their world of learning…  Connect Ed Canada  …  A weekend full of thought provoking conversation, collaborating, and sharing. As a student teacher I often … Continue reading

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Risk Taking – “the lone nut”

Blog post inspired by an amazingly mind stimulating workshop on “Leading an Innovative Culture” lead by George Couros My thoughts… Historically the idea of “failure” has been seen as an end, a path of no return – a black hole … Continue reading

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Garden Based Learning!

First and foremost I have a confession to make … The only plant I have ever successfully grown was basil – and that was out of a can… on the sill of my bedroom window (where it currently lives as … Continue reading

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