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From Bums to Gums – Pro D Videos for Science Teachers

Pro D videos for teachers from Teacher TV in the UK: Check out “Bums to Gums” — second segment of this video Demonstrating biology Engaging biology activities which require simple equipment. Demonstrating chemistry Demonstrations of chemical reactions to enthuse your … Continue reading

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Change Should Be Manageable

The following two statements have proven to be very helpful to me whenever I consider making a permanent change in my practice. “Good for students.  Manageable for teachers.” Damien Cooper If the change adds to my overall workload then it … Continue reading

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Events for New VSB Teachers

The following events are coming up in the next two weeks for new Vancouver teachers. VSTA New Teachers Induction – Wed Sept 28th Resources and Networking for TOCs – Wed Oct 5th More to come…

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New Teacher Invite

If you are a new teacher I recommend you check out the following two links: Twenty Tidbits for New Teachers at Edutopia New Teacher Chat on Twitter  (see item #14 & #15 from above link) Some other Twitter chats include: … Continue reading

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Instructionally Precise – Supporting Early Career Teachers

With a dozen draft posts unpublished I thought it was time to ship something. Here’s a guest post from my colleague Esther Carelse I love this phrase “Instructionally Precise” from the Toronto induction teacher program. Jim Strachan has worked hard since 2004 to … Continue reading

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Building a Foundation for Teaching – My Story

REPOSTED SEPTEMBER 2012 This is an accounting of where I am in my practice, how I got here and where I hope to go.  This is not a how-to but simply my story.   I will use the work I have … Continue reading

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