Building SO Much More Than a 3D Community

About a month ago, I posed this big question to my students: “Qu’est-ce qu’une bonne communauté?” (or “What makes a good community?”). Discussions and research in form of reading books followed to determine what in fact was a community. We then took several walks, taking […]

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How Can I Help?

This past weekend, my family and I went camping. As most May long weekends, the weather wasn’t fantastic. Thankfully, we enjoyed a day and a half of good weather before it turned really cold and rainy. We woke up Sunday morning to rain, and the forecast […]

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Guilty As Charged!

Here’s a blog post that I started writing a month ago, and never got around to finishing. It’s very interesting to me how my perspective has shifted in that time. Here is what I wrote a month ago: A couple of weeks ago, I read […]

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Creating Something Amazing #SageCreekLRSD

The newly hired staff of École Sage Creek School has been given an opportunity that not many educators have in their lifetime: we are starting a brand new school from scratch. Along with this very exciting task comes many unknowns, many challenges and many uncertainties. […]

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PEOPLE Make You Better

Here it is… my first vlog! Thanks for pushing me to take this risk, Brian Aspinall and Nycol Didcote! I have so many “ed heros”, but they aren’t all big names. Anyone who is adding to my life in a positive way, who pushes my […]

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Our #CanConnectEd Treasure Chest

This blog post is co-written by best friends, Nycol Didcote and Annick Rauch after attending Connect 2017 in Niagara Falls. At the beginning of the school year, we were searching for a conference to attend which would be worthwhile… so, we decided to ask for […]

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You Are Never Alone

Four and a half years ago, I was pregnant with my second son. Through social media, I found a group of women who were all also expecting in December 2012. I think that this is the moment in time that I realized just how powerful […]

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Takeaways & Lingering Thoughts

George Couros… he’s had quite the impact on my career in just a few short months. I only picked up his book, The Innovator’s Mindset, in September in order to participate in the first round of #IMMOOC, and I’ve been hooked ever since. Last week, I […]

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Growing Pains

When you know better, you do better… right? I would be inclined to agree with this statement most of the time, but not all of the time. Here’s why: this school year, I feel as though it’s been my biggest year of professional growth thus […]

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Is Perfection Paralyzing You?

Imagine for a second that babies and toddlers were constantly paralyzed by the barrier of perfection, just as many adults are. Their thought process may look something like this: I better not roll over, because I have yet to learn how to sit. I better […]

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