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: February 2011
My students often surprise me. Sometimes it’s with how creative they can be, how hard they’ll work, or how capable they really are, if they’re given the opportunity. This is the sixth time I’ve taught a unit on the Holocaust, but … Continue reading
I’m angry. And that’s not all that easy to accomplish. This morning I accompanied our grade 11 & 12’s on an experience college day. It should have been an excellent morning, and it was. Until Sociology 100. The topic the professor … Continue reading
Originally I was incredibly reticent towards changing my Biology class to 21st teaching because of fear. Fear of it not working, but also fear of the departmental exam that’s attached to my class. You see, at the end of the semester my students were … Continue reading
My syllabus is the first indication of the radical shift that has occurred in my classroom and my thinking. First, it’s posted on my wiki and not on a piece of paper. With a new semester beginning this week, I’ve gone paperless, which will … Continue reading