Tag Archives: Pro D

Finding Joy in Every Assignment

The following resources were shared at a Nov 23rd workshop for VSB TOCs. Finding Joy in Every Assignment http://www.priceless-teaching-strategies.com http://www.mrgym.com http://www.bctf.ca/TeachersOnCall VSB Staff Offers – Bell, Dell, Apple, Microsoft

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Moodle Meetup – Dec 1

Via Bruno Vernier: The next Moodle Meetup for VSB teachers will be at Killarney on Thursday Dec 1 at 3:30pm in the library. There are two agendas for the meeting:  for newbies:  a quick introduction to moodle to get your … Continue reading

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Digitally Yours Sandbox Session – Wed Nov 16

Teachers interested in technology integration are invited to come play in the Digitally Yours Sandbox. It is time and space for you to be supported as you collaborate on your tech-based projects (school-based or inter-school). All levels of expertise are … Continue reading

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Professional Learning

Professional Learning – Newsletter #1 There many things that influence student learning.  Some influences have a large positive effect, some have a small positive effect, some have a negative effect and some have no effect. Some influences can be changed … Continue reading

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Newer English Teachers WS – Wed Nov 9

How English Teachers Survive Their First Early Years Challenges facing a newer English teacher are similar to, but not the same as other teachers.  The English teacher is responsible for improving the students’ reading and writing skills more so than … Continue reading

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Blogging Workshop – October 26

Blogging Sandbox for VSB Teachers (free) For all teachers regardless of whether they are new to blogging, fledgling bloggers, or experienced bloggers.  There will be a short presentation on why a teacher would want to blog, blogging guidelines for teachers, … Continue reading

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Resources & Networking for TOCs

Today was the first in a series of sessions organized for the benefit of VSB TOCs. Teachers networked, shared the best & most challenging experiences of past month, began building a TOC Survival Kit, and received information about a variety … Continue reading

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Understanding by Design

My #1 recommended read for any teacher. Read the first chapter for free here. You can read about the impact it had on me here.

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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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