Category Archives: Technology

Righting Reflection Writing

How do we get reflection right?  So that reflection is: not seen as a chore meaningful celebratory, when appropriate energizing for those reflecting shared appropriately in the community. We talked about blogs and reflection a lot at #beyondblogging this year … Continue reading

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CA Blogging: Alive and Kicking

I really feel like I have been able to consolidate my thoughts around blogging over the course of the last day or two at Beyond Laptops at Yokohama International School.  I would like to shout out to those who I … Continue reading

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Beyond Blogging

I am offering a PD session based on the recent #BeyondBlogging workshop I attended in Yokohama, extremely capably run by Rebekah Madrid (@ndbekah) & Jabiz Raisdana (@intrepidteacher). I have wanted to take the time to pen my thoughts from the … Continue reading

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Take-aways from the #yourturnchallenge

Today is day 7 of the week-long Your Turn Challenge, started by @winniekao.  The prompt for this final post is “What are you taking away from this challenge?” I am taking a few things away: It is not hard to … Continue reading

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Tuning Out

Having a decent break from work is important.  It recharges our batteries, hopefully making us ready for the next Nowadays, we are available to respond to students, colleagues and parents around the clock, and  even over the holidays.

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The Handheld Calculator – what’s the point?

Lately in our school we have been working towards getting students more familiar and confident with their graphing calculators.  This effort has climaxed with the introduction of the TI-Nspire in grade 9 this year. Fortunately the grade 9 teacher is … Continue reading

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