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: November 2011
The truth about inquiry is not all of your students will always get on board, and I think that’s okay. I don’t think it reflects anything on you as a teacher or your classroom. Let me tell you a story. I … Continue reading
Even though I’ve been doing this inquiry thing for a bit, there are still moments that take me by complete surprise. Something crazy is happening in my classroom. We’re currently finishing up a unit, and beginning to look at what’s … Continue reading
I teach in an inquiry, project-based, technology embedded classroom. A mouthful, I know. So what does that mean? It means I lecture less, and my students explore more. It means that I create a classroom where students encounter concepts, via … Continue reading
Yesterday, I introduced my students to Kiva. Well, actually, a friend of mine, Chris Harbeck, who teaches grade 8 in Winnipeg, Skyped into my grade 10 classroom and introduced my students to the Kiva challenge. Chris explained the basics of … Continue reading