My name is Shelley Wright. I am a high school educator in Moose Jaw, SK. I love learning more than anything else; this blog is part of that journey.
Monthly Archives: October 2010
It’s always darkest before the dawn. I don’t know the origin of this quote, but currently, in my life, it’s true. I realized before starting this that there would be a learning curve and dissonance; however, I thought it would be … Continue reading
Although I’ve been teaching my classes differently for the past couple weeks, today was the first day we spent using technology. In CE 10 we began researching the LRA and different ways our class might be able to help those affected in … Continue reading
There’s a revolution under way in education. Some teachers, and schools, are oblivious to it at present, in other places it seems to trickle in through the cracks. However, other teachers have fully embraced, even welcomed, the revolution in education that … Continue reading
I’ve been thinking a lot about community this week. It likely has a lot to do with the elluminate session with Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach Tuesday evening. Several days ago, one of the families in our community had a fire in their home. At this point, … Continue reading
Yesterday I did something crazy. Instead of teaching the lesson I had planned for CE 10, I ditched it. Yep, ditched it. Highly unusual for me. I do not fly by the seat of my pants; I always know where … Continue reading
I hate injustice. I have taught my students about the genocide in Rwanda & wept. After sifting through endless hours of information on the Holocaust, I have been awoken by nightmares, the content so deeply etched in my psyche. I passionately … Continue reading