The Day “Ish” Drowned, And I Started To See Things Differently …

I know that I’ve been blogging a lot about self-regulation, especially since reading Stuart Shanker’s book, taking The MEHRIT Centre’s Foundations courses, and starting to moderate Portal Plus for The MEHRIT Centre. All of these experiences have given me a … Continue reading

Bigger Learning That Can Come From A Bathroom Break

On Friday morning, I read Doug Peterson‘s This Week In Ontario Edublogs post. I enjoyed reading his thoughts on one of my latest blog posts about giving students a chance to learn from mistakes. As I was reading this post, I realized that … Continue reading

A Little “Down Regulating,” For Students And For Staff

In the past couple of years, I’ve really taken to reading professional resources. I’ve read a number of them on inquiry — a passion of mine — some on Language and Math, and even a couple of Science ones. But … Continue reading

The Social Domain And The 21st Century Classroom

I just finished reading another chapter in Stuart Shanker‘s Calm, Alert, and Learning in preparation for tomorrow’s Book Club Meeting. While there were many interesting points in the chapter on “The Social Domain,” the part that really resonated with me is the … Continue reading