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The Vessay

Yes, the Vessay.  It’s new.  Or at least it is to my students. When you’ve done something as momentous and challenging as creating a Holocaust museum, what do you do next?  It’s not about topping it, it’s about challenging and … Continue reading

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A Look Back

It’s been not quite a month since I decided to overhaul my classroom, which is shocking.   It seems much longer than that.  Not in a bad way.  I just can’t imagine teaching any other way.  I’ve moved from a content-based, teacher centred-classroom, … Continue reading

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Loss

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

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A Revolution

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

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Community

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

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A new way

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

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