Taking The Time To Talk (And Listen)

It will come as no surprise to many of you that I’m a talker. I actually didn’t speak at all until I was four years old, and my parents and close friends like to remind me that I’m now making … Continue reading

Comprehension, Collaboration, Inquiry: So Many Answers And Questions

I have a confession to make: I don’t usually read professional resources. Peruse them? Yes! Really read them? No! But this year, I know that our Social Studies Curriculum Document changed, and I know that there’s a big push through … Continue reading

What If It’s Backwards?

Thanks to a Twitter discussion between Doug Peterson and Jonathan So, I became aware of this recent blog post by Jonathan. This post made me think about the Kindergarten perspective, and how Hattie’s thinking might apply if viewed through the … Continue reading

Studying Structures: What Would You Do?

It’s the second week of Winter Holidays, and I can’t help but start thinking about heading back to school next week. While I took much of the holidays to relax, meet with friends, celebrate with family members, and read (I’m … Continue reading