Calm Down Strategies

In my last post Social Emotional Learning & Empathy, I talked about the power of the Big Brain and Little Brain lesson. I also mentioned that Sheila Vick and her daughter Elsie, have helped all of my students learn more about the brain and their emotions. My students […]

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Turn Your Weakness Into Strength

Over the past couple of months, I’ve done a lot of soul searching and self reflection. As much as I am loving pursuing my passion in 21st century learning, I’m also loving all of the things that I am learning about myself in the process. […]

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Spreading the Love

As 2016 comes to an end, I find myself reflecting on the year that was. It’s oh so clear to me how blessed I am and how much I’ve learned in a year that really has flown by. Being the person that I am, I […]

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Digital Portfolios In 1st Grade #IMMOOC

Last year, thanks to my son’s amazing Kindergarten teacher, I discovered the app Seesaw (merci Réjean!!). The very night that I received the handout with the QR code in order to sign up to follow my son’s learning journal, I was hooked! Without even knowing all […]

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Me, in my educational nutshell

Well, against all odds, here I go! But before I dig in, I think a little background information on my life is needed so that anyone who reads this will understand me! First and foremost, I am the mother to four beautiful boys! They are […]

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